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Is there such a thing as too many plug‑ins?

Posted in January 2020 on the Krystal blog

Is there such a thing as too many plug-ins? It's great that Wordpress is open-source and as a result there are many great plug-ins out there, ranging from site security to additional functionality. It's easy to install them all and call it a day – but how many is too many, and why is that the case?

A breakdown of our hosting options

Posted in January 2020 on the Krystal blog

Choosing a suitable web hosting package can be daunting for many people. The differences in hosting can appear to be minimal or non existent, but in our case (and many others) there are fundamental differences that should be taken into consideration before deciding on a package. 

Merry Krystmas!

Posted in December 2019 on the Krystal blog

We thought we'd take this opportunity to wish you and your family a wonderful Christmas and to thank you for your continued support and custom throughout 2019

Solving the 'White screen of death'

Posted in December 2019 on the Krystal blog

The 'White Screen of Death' (often referred to as a WSOD), is when your Wordpress site, or particular pages, shows a blank white page. We know this can cause panic for our clients but with a few simple steps, you can find the source of the error and resolve it!

Does my business need a landline?

Posted in December 2019 on the Dial 9 blog

Despite advancements in technology, our communication habits often remain stuck in the past. Too many SMEs stick to landline phones, when they don’t fulfil their businesses needs. This is changing,...

Tips on keeping your site secure

Posted in December 2019 on the Krystal blog

It is now easier than ever to create a website for yourself or your business with the help of CMS platforms such as Wordpress, Joomla and Drupal. These feature-rich frameworks allow users of all abilities to have a website up and running in a matter of minutes. You can even create an e-commerce website in as little as a few hours. 

Black Friday is going Green

Posted in November 2019 on the Krystal blog

Here at Krystal, Black Friday is going Green. For every hosting package purchased on Green Friday (and over the weekend) we will plant 1 tree in our grove in the Scottish Highlands with Trees for Life.

How to prepare your eCommerce website for traffic surges

Posted in November 2019 on the Krystal blog

'tis the season to online shop! Between Black Friday and Christmas, your eCommerce shop is about to become very busy! You’ll be thinking about your deals, discounts and stock levels but have you thought about your website’s hosting capabilities? With a pending influx of visitors to your website, it’s time to review (and possibly increase) your resources.

What is Two‑Factor Authentication (2FA)?

Posted in November 2019 on the Krystal blog

Two Factor Authentication (commonly abbreviated as 2FA) is a form of multi-factor authentication whereby a user must go through two stages of security before being granted access to an account or system. 2FA increases the safety of online accounts by removing a single point of failure or access to an account, and instead requiring a combination of a password, fingerprint, a one time password (OTP) or pin number, before they log in.