This CharlesWorks article addresses the intricacies of DNS (Domain Name System) and the challenges users might face with intermittent website connectivity due to DNS issues. It emphasizes the importance of DNS in internet connections and highlights the complexity of the connection process. The article provides a solution for better DNS by recommending Google’s public DNS servers. Furthermore, it offers step-by-step instructions for checking and modifying DNS settings on both Apple Mac and Windows 10 computers, ensuring users can easily navigate and adjust their DNS configurations.
Recent solar flare activities have disrupted radio signals, reminding us of the sun’s powerful influence on our daily technology. As a web services provider, these natural occurrences highlight our vulnerability to nature’s whims. Despite our advancements, we must remain vigilant and informed about the sun’s cycles, especially as we grow more reliant on technology.
This article dives into the potential misuse of WordPress’s xmlrpc.php file, a feature that allows for remote procedure calls. While it can be handy for various tasks, it can also be exploited for malicious purposes. The piece further discusses how to protect your site, including the option to disable the feature if not in use, and how to respond to possible “bug bounty” phishing requests related to this feature.
In this article, I share my experiences and insights on the crucial role of CPU fan cleaning in maintaining optimal computer performance and preventing overheating issues. Learn how regular cleaning can prevent damage and extend the lifespan of your CPU.
This article celebrates the 25th anniversary of CharlesWorks, a leading web development company. From its inception in 1998, CharlesWorks has been dedicated to providing reliable and affordable hosting solutions. The piece highlights the company’s growth, the expansion of its services, and its commitment to clients. As CharlesWorks looks forward to the future, it remains excited about the evolving digital world and the opportunities it brings.
This article explores the decision-making process when it comes to website design and development – hiring a professional web developer or relying on a tech-savvy family member or friend. It discusses the pros and cons of each option, considering factors like technical proficiency, project timeline, work quality, relationship dynamics, and future support. The piece emphasizes the importance of careful consideration in choosing the right path for web development.
CharlesWorks announces its new partnership with DesignRush, a B2B marketplace that connects businesses with top digital agencies. Ranked among the top Web Development Companies in New Hampshire by DesignRush, CharlesWorks is excited to offer enhanced services to its clients. The partnership aims to generate more qualified leads and traffic, benefiting both CharlesWorks and its clients.
In today's interconnected world, consumer trust is vital for businesses seeking to thrive in a competitive market. Endorsements, whether from celebrities, experts, or regular consumers, can significantly influence purchasing decisions. Because of this, the Federal...
Many costs for energy have risen in recent months. Here in the Northeast our electric bills just suffered a 110% hike. The change was this: OLD RATE pre 8/1/2022: 10.669¢ per kWh (kilo or thousand watt hours) NEW RATE post 7/31/2022: 22.566¢ per kWh I operate...
We've run into trouble recently loading sites lacking SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption on our workstations. The issue has been happening using both Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Researching why this was occurring led me to some possible fixes I will address...