Stay Healthy & Productive This Winter

Website DesignAdira are pleased to be working with the NHS to produce a website to support their Well and Working programme.

Well and Working is an NHS project designed to help manage and support employers and employees during times of employee sickness, injury and stress, and find ways to ensure employees are able to continue working at some level. Read the rest of this entry »

Winchester Interiors

Winchester InteriorsThose Amazing people over at Winchester Kitchens have only gone and spotted another gap in the Winchester market!

Winchester Interiors specialises in the design and installation of intelligent, aesthetic, storage solutions offering contemporary or traditional styles with affordability. Whatever your storage problem, they can design and install wardrobes, hallway cupboards, home office solutions.

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5 Ways To Optimise Your Blog

Website BlogAlthough this article deals primarily with Adira’s blog of choice, WordPress, the principles here can apply to pretty much any blog and indeed any web page! Read the rest of this entry »

WordPress Botnet Attack

Wordpress BotNet

You may have seen reports in the press that hackers have recently singled out WordPress websites for an attack.

Recent figures suggest that over 90,000 servers have been attacked so far with the number growing daily.

Since Adira build the majority of it’s websites on WordPress, I felt that it would be a good idea to write an article explaining what exactly is going on and how to defend your WordPress site against this botnet attack.

Adira clients who are signed up to a maintenance contract, or customer care package need not worry as we will take care of everything for you. Clients who are not on a contract are more than welcome to contact us for more guidance or detailed instructions on how to perform the tasks detailed in this article. Read the rest of this entry »

Guard Against a Botnet Attack

Wordpress SecurityHow to Protect Yourself from a Botnet Attack

This how-to assumes that you have a basic knowledge of WordPress, are able to upgrade and install plugins.

There are a number of things you should do to ensure that your WordPress website does not fall victim to the recent spate of WordPress botnet attacks. Read the rest of this entry »

Do Tag Clouds Help Website Visibility

Tag Clouds in Website Design

For some time it has been common practice to include lists of ‘tags’ or keywords within a website design – this has traditionally been used to add relevant keywords to the website page in an attempt to boost Google rankings.

However, it has recently come to light that this is now considered by Google to be bad practice – here’s a video that explains the issues…