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lets-encrypt
Engineering
StatusCake Team

Updated: Let’s Encrypt’s root certificate expiry and what it means

2 min read You might have seen the name “Let’s Encrypt” across the internet for the past week and it’s because their root certificate expires on 30th September. It’s been planned for a good long while, with Let’s Encrypt providing users with updates on the expiry and new certificate since 2020. Who is Let’s Encrypt and what exactly

short-reads
StatusCake Team

Why you should be using a VPN when working from home

2 min read Are you using a VPN whilst you work from home? No? Well, you should definitely get reading this over your tea break; internet safety has never been so important and this is one thing that is quick, easy and effective to use!

code Kata
In The News
StatusCake Team

What is Amazon mesh and how will it change the tech space?

4 min read Amazon is rarely out of the news, and the recent news has focused on how valuable the company is, the large market cap and Jeff Bezos stepping down as CEO last month to be replaced by Andy Jassy. This time, however, the big news is Amazon mesh, a network to connect users and their devices.

website downtime
short-reads
StatusCake Team

9 common error codes: why am I seeing them and what do they mean?

3 min read 400. 401. 404. 500. 503. What are all of these website error codes we keep seeing? Whether you’re a website visitor or a website owner, get to grips with exactly what they mean, and what you can do about them to smooth out your online experience.

Engineering
StatusCake Team

DNS Lookup Explained

3 min read Do you know or understand the importance of DNS? Shaking your head? So few people know the answer, don’t worry. That’s why we’ve gone through it all right here in this blog.

How To
StatusCake Team

5 website metrics to monitor since Google’s algorithm update

4 min read Since Google updated its algorithm this month, there’s been plenty of talk about what you should do to make sure your website is abiding by the new rules. But no one is talking about which website metrics you should be monitoring to make sure that you’re constantly ahead of the game. NEWS FLASH – we’ve just put them together for you. You can thanks us later.

How To
StatusCake Team

How to Avoid Domain Hijacking

2 min read Did you know that your domain could get hijacked? We know, it’s a scary prospect and that’s why we’ve put together a list of ways to avoid falling into this trap!

uptime
How To
StatusCake Team

The top 7 tips for increasing your website conversions

4 min read These 7 tips are the very foundations of any website, especially if you’re trying to drive conversions. From page speed to SSL certificates, these are the essentials to making sure you convert the traffic coming to your website. Do them, do them now!

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