SSL, put simply.

Posted by danblog on January 30, 2011 in How Tos & Tutorials, Web Hosting |

SSL and secured connections is vital in our busy online lives and is key to ensuring the integrity of your private information. This is an excellent video from Common Craft and explains in simple terms web site security in a clear way anyone can understand, and a really cool video for educating non-tech literate people […]

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OVH Technical Support is bad and worthless.

Posted by danblog on September 10, 2009 in Ranting, Reviews, Web Hosting |

I run a small web hosting company, and work with multiple data centres and software suppliers etc to deliver my products, one of which is OVH. Been using a server with them for almost 4/5 months now and, while the server seems fine the technical support is terrible. A month or so ago i added an […]


Domains, Sneezing, Shoutcast And Fever

Posted by danblog on January 11, 2009 in General stuff, Ranting, Web Hosting |

Okay so i unfortunately missed a day i have been doing a lot and yet didn’t have much to talk about. Saturday i had a bit of a lazy day, i woke up at 11… and got out of bed at 5pm! One of the reasons i love my laptop. I didn’t waste the day […]

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You have a domain… USE IT!

Posted by danblog on August 31, 2008 in How Tos & Tutorials, Ranting, Web Hosting |

Okay this is one of my all time BIGGEST pet hates! It really bugs me when i go to a website and see something like send me an email to MyWebsite@hotmail.com or another free email service, using your domain as an email address makes your site look a lot more professional, and can increase user […]



XDnet Starts Selling Domains!

Posted by danblog on August 12, 2008 in General stuff, Web Hosting |

Thats right, i have finally found myself a reasonable domain reseller, so i can proudly say XDnet is now in the domains business, providing cheap domains. XDnet can now provide no fewer than 40 differenent TLD’s! Prices starting from just £9, however discounts and hosting/domain packages will be on the site soon, so look out! […]

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Everything you know about HTTPS is wrong.

Posted by danblog on September 17, 2007 in General stuff, Ranting, Reviews, Web Hosting |

Ok i warn readers now this will be slightly a rant, but hopefully will also act as a warning. Firstly i would like to explain a bit about HTTPS and to try and clear up some misunderstandings a lot of people seem to have about it. HTTPS:// which stands for Hyper-Text Transfer Protocol Secure, which […]

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