Are “Free Websites” a Bad Idea?

Why Having a “Free Website” is a Bad Idea

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The thought of getting a free website is tempting. The internet is full of companies offering free website hosting even for self-hosted WordPress. You’re probably wondering what’s the catch? Why isn’t everyone else using a free WordPress website? In this article, we will share 36 reasons why having a free website is a bad idea and something that you should AVOID at all costs.

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Who invented the Internet?

A single person did not create the Internet that we know and use today. Below is a listing of different people who have helped contribute to and develop the Internet.

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How Alan Turing Invented the Computer Age

By Ian Watson

In 1936, whilst studying for his Ph.D. at Princeton University, the English mathematician Alan Turing published a paper, “On Computable Numbers, with an application to the Entscheidungsproblem,” which became the foundation of computer science.

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Google to flag HTTP sites as not secure

Source from Does your website require visitors to enter sensitive data, like passwords or credit card information? You probably need to read this article carefully if your site is under the HTTP protocol.

This Is How Designers Visualized The Last Full Eclipse 99 Years Ago

“It must be left to the painter to convey to the mind the superb coloring,” wrote one journalist of a full eclipse in 1918. [Image: courtesy Library of Congress]

Web Design Trends For 2015

It’s September! Which means fall is here, the pumpkin spice lattes are flowing, and the end of 2014 is in sight. We can now begin to look at the web design trends of 2014 (so far) and make some predictions as to what will have staying power in 2015. At least that’s what I plan to attempt in today’s post.

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The History of Leeds

Leeds began as a Saxon village. By the time of the Domesday Book (1086) it had a population of around 200. By the standards of the time Leeds was quite a large village. Many were much smaller.

Then in 1207 the Lord of the Manor, Maurice De Gant, founded a new town at Leeds. At that time trade and commerce were increasing in England and many new towns were founded.

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Duplicate content: it’s not a penalty but it feels like one

Duplicate content is an issue for many webmasters. Although there is no penalty for having duplicate content on your website, Google has ranking algorithm filters that act very similarly to a penalty. Google’s Gary Illyes confirmed at SMX last week that duplicate content does not influence the other pages on your website.

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Madness Visit Leeds

Get your Baggy Trousers on as Madness head to Leeds
The Yorkshire Country Cricket Club is set to be transformed into the House of Fun as Madness announce they will perform in Leeds.

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Leeds United – Redfearn frustrated by home defeat


Neil Redfearn admitted his frustration following the 1-0 defeat to Brentford, but felt that neither team deserved to take all three points.

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