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General Data Protection Regulation and Your Website Data

What is the General Data Protection Regulation? The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is European Union legislation that focuses on data protection and privacy within the European Union but more importantly, it extends its coverage to include foreign entities that handle data of European Union residents. What if We’re Just...

IQComputing at WordCamp St Louis 2018

Several team members visited, volunteered for, and spoke at WordCamp St Louis 2018! Taking place on the Danforth Campus at Washington University in St Louis, the 2018 edition of WordCamp St Louis was a success! Attendees could select from a variety of engaging talks including SEO, the forthcoming release of...

WPA2 Weaknesses, KRACKs, & Website Design

Failures in fundamental Wi-Fi security leave Wi-Fi networks susceptible to attack. Breaking WPA2 with KRACKs Recently discovered weaknesses in Wi-Fi Protected Access II (WPA2), a common encryption protocol used to protect most Wi-Fi networks, enable attackers to gain access to your personal information by using Key Reinstallation Attacks (KRACKs). With...

Meltdown & Spectre: Patching the Problem

How a key design flaw in CPU hardware led to the discovery of a devastating gap in computer security and how designing a patch can help fix the problem What are Meltdown and Spectre? In December 2017, separate research teams all found the same design flaw in CPU hardware and...

IQComputing Sponsors WordCamp 2017

St Louis, Missouri, has been home to an annual/bi-annual WordCamp event for some years now and this year we’re proud to announce that we were part of the action! St Louis Web Design Solutions In 2016, one of our own developers gave a talk targeted towards the development crown while...

Google Splits Search Results

Changes in Importance of Mobile Searches On April 21st, 2015 Google introduced a significant search algorithm change dubbed “Mobilegeddon” which meant that websites that were responsive (mobile and tablet friendly) began receiving a positive signal when compared to their non-responsive peers in search results. This announcement caused website operators who...

Google AMP and Web Design

Google is at it again – coming up with different ways to innovate the way that we access information and content across the multitude of devices that are constantly glued to our hands. What is AMP? Earlier this year Google announced that it is incorporating an open source initiative called...

Google Drops Some Paid Desktop Ads

Organic search engine optimization (SEO), already an important aspect of website design, may become just a little more important with a change by Google that will affect desktop search results. Various news sources including the vaunted Search Engine Land have indicated that Google plans to eliminate the majority of instances...

Amazon, Twitter, & Google In the Spotlight

Twitter’s Profile Design Change Twitter announced this week that they are removing backgrounds from Twitter profiles including on twitter profile pages as well as timelines for all twitter accounts. While speculation abounds as the cause, the general train of thought at the moment seems to be that Twitter wants to...

Mobile-Friendly and Responsive Websites Get SEO Ranking Boost from Google

The organic search engine world is abuzz with the latest upcoming game changing rollout by Google on April 21, 2015 which will have an impact on organic search engine results. If you haven’t heard about it already, Google is using its powerful weight as a technology, user, and security evangelist...