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Clearing your cache

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Most internet browsers employ caching - the process of storing files locally (i.e on your computer) so that the second or third time you request a file - the browser can access your local cache - thus making your internet browsing experience faster.  Hence clearing your cache may be a necessary ...

NetRanger File Manager Upgrade available

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Posted: 24 August 2015. A number of clients have very recently reported receiving a "302" error when trying to upload files to their NetRanger CMS via Firefox, Safari and Internet explorer (Please note Chrome does not appear to be affected at this stage).  This is due to Recent "Cpanel" security updates installed by ...

Facebook Apps and Widgets

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Everyone is very excited about social media, and usually the first port of call is Facebook.  So you’ve setup your Facebook page, got yourself some Fans and uploaded some photos and videos of the staff XMAS party. But you can do so much more with your Facebook page.  Like your “personal” ...

Why do I get spam or blank enquiries from my website

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If you’ve got an online form (like a contact form), and your site is a bit old (or your web developer is plain slack), and you’ve been receiving “blank” or “spam” enquiries through this form continue reading ... Why do I receive blank enquiries? Most likely there is no “validation” on the ...

Registering a certificate with Rapid SSL

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What is a Secure Certificate A secure certificate allows you to accept sensitive information (such as credit card details) from users via your website.   To register a certificate with RapidSSL you need to perform the following steps. Before you proceed: Make sure you’ve got around 20 minutes to complete this process. You should check ...

eMatters payment gateway shutdown

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The eMatters Payment Gateway is closing down on the 30th of June, and if your account is being migrated to eWay - here is a roadmap of how this will occur (please note that this Roadmap, has been sent to eWay for confirmation and approval. If at any stage, this ...

Why an SSL certificate is important for your website.

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Firstly what is an SSL certificate? An SSL certificate is a small file that is installed on a web server, that stores a companies identity via a cryptographic key.  When a user browsers a site with an SSL certificate installed, the browser will display a "padlock" (or the address will go green), indicating that any ...

Top 5 secrets to selling online

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Selling products online can be an extremely profitable venture - here are the top 5 secrets so you too can get a piece of the internet pie! 1. Look at the product or service you are selling Clearly identify what your point of difference is and why people should purchase a product ...

Why is SEO so important?

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SEO or search engine optimisation has always mystified clients.  What is it?  Why is it important?  Essentially search engine optimisation is the process of getting your site as high up on Google natural search results for a given search term (if you don’t know the difference between natural and sponsored ...

Why we love the payment gateway Stripe

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If you are looking at processing credit cards via your website, you should seriously take a look at the Stripe payment gateway. Why our clients like Stripe: Stripe is an “all in one” merchant and payment gateway. It is very fast / easy to setup (all done online). You can be operating ...

How Long Until My Site Appears in Google?

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Firstly lets just define the difference between a natural search and Sponsored Search. Natural search is the process where search engines send a robot (also called a spider) to your site. A Robot is simply an automated program that catalogues content on your site and decides what your site is about. ...

When you should (and shouldn't use Wordpress).

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Wordpress is an open sourced blogging platform used by a lot of sites worldwide.  However there are times when Wordpress is great, and when it is not so great. First Up ... If your site is basically a blog (or is very news oriented), Wordpress is a fantastic option to consider using.  ...

How to view updated changes

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Below are video demonstration's on how to do a shift refresh open an incognito (private browsing), or clear your cache In your browser.  It is important to do at least one of these options whenever TMD sends a change live, or updates your site on our test server. Videos Please note you will need sound. Click here ...

How to take a screenshot

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To take a snapshot of what is currently on your screen:   Windows Users Hit your "Print Screen" button (May also be abbreviated to PrtScn)   Open up a Microsoft Word Create a new document Go to "edit" - > "paste" Save this document. Email this document to Trent Moffatt Designs. Mac Users Press "Command", "Shift", "3" simultaneously This will save the ...

How to embed links in word

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When you are providing copy to your web developer, using Microsoft Word is standard. But did you know that rather than providing copy such as: CompanyXYZ has experienced an increase in profit of over 500%, click here [ link to http://www.companyxyz.com.au/link1/blah/something.html ]. You can actually embed the link in the actual text? ...

Help, Answers and Advice about your Web Site

Is there a silver lining in Silverlight?

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The first version of Silverlight was Microsoft's answer to the Adobe's extremely popular Flash Player. Silverlight (like flash) allows users access to more interactivity and a 'richer online experience' through the use of animation, video and sound. With an install rate of around 98%, the vast majority of users on ...

I want my site found in Search Engines - how do I do this?

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Getting your site found in the major search engines such as Google, Yahoo and Microsoft Live can be tricky, and although it is possible to "self optimise" a website, getting a good Search Engine Optimiser on board can really help. To help you understand how search engines work, and to find ...

Yahoo to start showing Google Ads?

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With Microsoft formally withdrawing its offer for Yahoo earlier this month, Yahoo has indicated that a partnership with Google may be on the cards. This would involve Google providing text based ads to run next to Yahoo's Search engine results. There are already a large of number sites that utilise Google's AdSense ...

I will never use Facebook...

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Find out what converted our Head of Development into such a big fan of this popular networking tool. A while ago, someone told me you've got to join Facebook, and my first reaction was - "if I want to get together with my mates, I call them".  However having said that  ...

Woolworths releases membership program

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Walking into Woollies the other day, I was assaulted with a sea of orange balloons, big posters and something called the "Everyday Rewards Club". Now this isn't a promotion for Woollies, but what I liked about this membership program is the way that it has been put together. Firstly how it works ...

New Staff for TMD

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We are happy to announce that our team is growing!  We would like to welcome Andrew Gibson to Trent Moffatt Designs, and we are stoked to have him on board. Andrew is a search engine optimisation specialist and will be working closer with clients wanting to get better placement within search ...

New CMS developed by Aussie developer
(well it's us, but nothing wrong with a bit of self promotion!)

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That's right, Trent Moffatt Designs has developed a new Content Management System. Sporting a new stylish interface, better usability as well as allowing independent, time delay editing capabilities, the new TMD Content Management System is a real beauty! Some of our key features include: WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get) ...

More Australians are turning to the Internet for Information

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It's no surprise that more and more Australian''s are turning to the internet for information. As tragic as Heath Ledgers death was, the Sydney Morning Herald website experienced a 250% increase in browser traffic, and a 60% increase of actual page views. Yahoo reported the term "heath ledger" experienced a massive 110,285% ...

Kev's Plan for Broadband

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Broadband is obviously very important for the development of Australia''s future, but even more so for Australian website owners as broadband opens up the end users web experience through video, animation and interaction. This is particularly important because the more interesting or exciting the experience is, the more likely it ...

Things to Keep Track Of

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Working in the electronic world of marketing it's always reassuring to know the effectiveness of your campaigns and whether they are bring in sales and referrals to your business. But what are some of the things you can (and should be tracking)?   1. How people are getting to your website. You want to ...