Switching to HTTPS with DEV406

    “Starting October 2017, Chrome (version 62) will show a “NOT SECURE” warning when users enter text in a form on an HTTP page, and for all HTTP pages in Incognito mode.” This IS a big deal and it WILL affect your website. You may have recently heard about switching from HTTP to HTTPS for your website and wondered what exactly is going on. Would it affect your site? When would you have to make the change? How would you make the change? DEV406 is on top of this latest change and we can help you transition your website […]

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Why Your Website Needs An SSL Certificate Authority

Everybody knows that the internet is constantly changing and in particular, Google is always changing.  Especially lately as the trend toward more security and more privacy has become a high priority with HTTPS becoming a standard feature on all websites.  It is now more important than ever that you or your site admin gets an SSL Certificate from a registered authority for your website. There are several Certified Authorities offering certificates and it is important that you pick the right one for your website. In this article we will talk about the various certificates that are available and compare them […]

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5 Tools for Online Fundraising for Nonprofits

Fundraising for nonprofits has always been challenging.  There are a number of ways that you can be using your website to garner charitable donations for your nonprofit. However, that can be part of the problem. So many different things exist to accomplish this task that it can be rather intimidating to find the best tool for you. Here are some of our favorite tools that not only make it easy for donors, they are also affordable for your nonprofit fundraising. 1) Google Wallet Google Wallet makes it easy to access your online donation shopping and history from anywhere, at any […]

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Why Your Nonprofit Needs a Content Management System

In 2017 it can be hard to keep up with everything you ‘need’ to know to maintain your website. Depending upon how web-savvy you are, you may not be aware of Content Management Systems, much less the necessity of having one for your nonprofit website. Never fear. We are here to help. Please read on to discover more about how a good CMS can benefit your organization’s site. First of all, search engines have become picky. They evaluate fresh content on a near constant basis. One of the main functions of a Content Management System (CMS) is to easily create […]

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4 Ways to Monetize Your Website

There are an ever increasing number of individuals and groups that have new (non business related) websites that rock. Some of them are even lucky enough to have great traffic right off the bat. They can turn this traffic into a money making machine with the process of monetization, which is the newest way of generating additional income by means of a blog or community/group website.  We often get asked by individuals with personal blogs or smaller sites, “How can I make money from my site?”  …so we took just a few minutes to post this information for monetization or marketing beginners. When you […]

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5 Best WordPress Plugins for Bloggers 2014

There is no doubt that WordPress has done away with a large part of the tedious process of having to put up a website. However, unlike some of the easy fixes that come with a great variety of disappointments and setbacks, WordPress is all great news. This is more so the case when it comes to bloggers. It comes jam packed with a variety of features that make it very usable and make the blogging sites more interactive and fun to use both for the bloggers as well as their audience. if you’re looking for more plugins to make our […]

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12 Benefits of Using WordPress CMS

WordPress is certainly the world’s best content management software to date and has been around since 2003. It is ideal for social media integration, in-house updates and also provides a reliable and economical web development. It is the flexibility and scalability that this popular software offers which makes it the CMS of choice for both blogging and non-blogging websites alike. So, what are the benefits of using WordPress CMS? 1. Minimal expenses – Most of the WordPress features are free to use while numerous others are generally cheap to purchase. For a start, WordPress is absolutely free to use offering […]

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