Why an SSL is so important!

You may have seen a message on you computer warning you that a website you are trying to view isn’t secure, this is because they don’t have an SSL certificate, it’s incorrectly installed or has expired. In October 2017 the latest Google Chrome update began flagging websites that have a form but that didn’t have […]

How to choose an e-commerce platform

In this blog post we will briefly discuss three general types of e-commerce platforms (methods of selling on-line), with the aim of helping you demystify the huge offering out there: Large, feature-rich web applications, stalwarts like OSCommerce, Prestashop and Magento. Pay monthly SAAS (Software as a Service) models, perfect for non-developers and designers, like Shopify […]

3 Resounding Reasons to have a Business Blog

A recent survey by HubSpot reported that businesses who blog receive 55% more visitors to their website, and 57% of businesses get new customers from their blog – and yet when you mention the word ‘blogging’ to many businesses they feel it’s something they don’t have time for. If that’s you, think again! Here are […]

The risks of cheap Web Hosting

Web hosting – it’s not something that most people would spend any time thinking about… until they find that their website keeps going down or that the technical support is non-existent. There are some cheap web hosting suppliers out there who do offer value for money, but unfortunately they are few and far between. Web […]

Google, SSL and your website.

As you may have heard, Google is now going to prioritise websites which use secure connections. Here at Yorkshire Media, we not only offer a full web design service, shoot video production for business as well as helping businesses with online marketing and seo, we take security very seriously. So he’s our thoughts on website […]