Cloudways Black Friday Offer for 2019 – 40% off

Here at Silicon Dales we recommend Cloudways as the fastest and best performing host for WooCommerce. As a Black Friday treat, they’ve got you covered with this great new offer for 2019: The offer 40% off for 3 Months on all plans Click here to visit cloudways and signup now. Offer expiry This offer runs …

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Cloudways Summer Voucher Code – 30% off

Our favourite WooCommerce hosts, Cloudways, are now offering a summer sizzler – 30% off for 2 months: Code: SCALEINSUMMER Valid until: 8th July 2019 Use code You can read more about how to use your voucher code in Cloudways here. You can also read about why Cloudways is our favourite WooCommerce host here.

Case Study: One-off Big Traffic Optimization for Fairyloot

Fairy Loot booked Silicon Dales to optimize their WooCommerce site for their monthly subscription sign-up, which sees a huge traffic spike over the the course of a few hours. The Client Here at FairyLoot, Young Adult fiction is our forte, and we want each and every one of our boxes to be a special experience …

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Getting your website ready for Cyber Monday

It’s never too early to get ready for Cyber Monday when you’re in business. The annual technology sales event following the US Thanksgiving weekend has become an international phenomenon. Why bother? Cyber Monday is bigger than Black Friday, it’s also bigger than Boxing Day in the UK and outperforms the Click Frenzy sales event in …

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Get $150 Free Credit from Cloudways – Another Black Friday Offer!

Cloudways is our top recommended host for WooCommerce. In terms of value-for-money, it doesn’t get better than this. With a full range of hosting options to choose from, there are even great datacentre selections available for regions such as Australia, which historically have been a little underserved. If you’re looking for a way to host …

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Professional Plan Features on Jetpack – the Official Plugin for WordPress

We’ve recently started testing features on Jetpack – the massive plugin from Automattic (the people behind WordPress).

This mega-plugin does everything from SEO to social sharing, backups and video hosting.

Linda Scott from Silicon Dales has been given a testing key to try out the Jetpack Professional plan features and you’ll see her test environment updating here as she works through the various elements.

Jetpack Professional offers to offload everything from video hosting to real-time backups.

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Why Your Website Needs a Security Certificate – and How to Get One

Introduction Users who browse the web using the Google Chrome browser will now be served with warnings whenever they view a website without a security certificate. Google has said this is because: “When you load a website over HTTP, someone else on the network can look at or modify the site before it gets to …

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