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nbn™ for Lennox Head, Skennars Head, and Ballina NSW

By NewSprout | Mar 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Yes…the nbn™ is coming to Lennox Head, Skennars Head, and Ballina! What does this mean? The nbn™ broadband network will replace your current ADSL broadband technology, delivering higher speeds and a more consistent service. The network is replacing major parts of the existing phone & internet infrastructure. You will need to switch over from ADSL to the nbn™ to…

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Should I use a caching plugin on my WordPress site?

By NewSprout | Mar 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Yes, absolutely! Server level caching is only part of the solution. Install a caching plugin such as Wordpress Super Cache or W3 Total Cache. Why should you install caching? 1. To improve site speed by caching the content ready to go 2. WordPress particularly ‘needs’ caching. It is great, but very resource intensive. WordPress needs to account for…

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What happens if my domain expires?

By NewSprout | Mar 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

If your domain expires, your Website and Emails will cease to function. Meaning no one will be able to see your website, order your products or services online, and you won’t be able to send or receive emails from your domain. It’s not a good thing, but it is that simple! If you want it…

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5 Reasons To Be Aware of With Unlimited Broadband Data

By NewSprout | Mar 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

There are 2 ways to set pricing in the broadband market: Charge users that use huge amounts of data more, and charge users that use small amounts of data less, or Take the total usage and divide it by the number of users and make them all pay equal portions for data. Option 1 may sound…

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What POP email is. What IMAP email is

By NewSprout | Mar 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

A guide to what POP email is and what IMAP email is and which email account type you should choose to use. Firstly before we get into it, either method can achieve a very similar outcome if you understand both methods well. If you don’t and you’re here because you’re looking for a quick recommendation, then go…

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3 Simple steps to move your Hosting and Domain to NewSprout

By NewSprout | Feb 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Moving your site and emails to a new host can be daunting, scary, or even in the too hard basket, but it’s actually a really simple and quick process! Check it out… 1. Order your preferred web hosting plan Either one of these in the Hosting dropdown menu on our site… Cloud Hosting VPS. This is…

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Why would my website get hacked?

By NewSprout | Feb 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

If your website has been hacked or compromised in anyway then your site has probably been suspended by your hosting provider to ensure your site is not, literally, “spamming the world”. A suspension will prevent any further hijacking of your content and sometimes it will protect your domain’s integrity and also limit the damage already done. The source of the hack…

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What is a Wildcard SSL Certificate?

By NewSprout | Jan 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Let’s first recap what an SSL certificate is… The SSL certificate shows, and gives your visitors peace of mind, that the page of the site they are visiting is secure. In addition to being secure, it ensures it has been verified by a trusted independant source ensuring the site is actually who they say they…

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How to receive POP email using Gmail

By NewSprout | Jan 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Gmail is a great option to check your POP email account on the go from your phone or tablet without using an email client that may look a little different to what you are used to with Gmail. It does have some advanced limitations, but if you are just doing simple mail sending and receiving…

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Lightning and your modem…what to do?

By NewSprout | Nov 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

The answer is quite simple. If there is any lightning whatsoever, unplug your modem / router immediately! Turning it off is not good enough. A nearby lightning strike can send a power surge through various materials: electrical wiring, copper phone lines, coax cable, plumbing pipes. In fact, all of these things actually “attract” the lightning! So…

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