Malicious Redirects – preventing and removing them

Many website owners don’t know they’re infected with malicious redirects until they start getting calls from concerned or confused customers. Instead of the site they were expecting, it loaded some unexpected and non-related content. Malicious redirects are caused by hackers injecting scripts into legitimate websites that send visitors to other websites where they usually get […]

It’s World Password Day!

Happy World Password Day! To celebrate the importance of healthy password practices, we’d like to highlight a World Wide Survey performed by LastPass which reported some statistics about password behaviors across the globe that are worthy of attention. If security seems important to you then read on: Here are some of the most important takeaways: […]

What Is Email Bombing or Subscription Bombing?

If you suddenly start to receive an unusual amount of junk email, by the hundreds or thousands, or a massive amount of subscription email confirmations, you are probably the victim of Email Bombing a.k.a. Subscription Bombing.  The perpetrator is using this technique in an effort to try to hide their real goal. What Is Email […]

FBI says COVID-19 scams will only get worse

A recent FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center report indicates that Coronavirus-related scams are on the rise and are expected to increase in the coming weeks. “As of March 30, 2020, the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has received and reviewed more than 1,200 complaints related to COVID-19 scams. In recent weeks, cyber actors have […]

Coronavirus – How AlpineWeb Can Help You

AlpineWeb has been closely monitoring the ongoing outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19 – Novel Coronavirus) Pandemic and the guidance issued by our government and health authorities. At AlpineWeb, ensuring that your business is supported at all times, is of the utmost importance to us. As such, our staff is taking steps to minimize their exposure […]

How to Avoid Three Common Website Design Mistakes

On the world wide web, even a small mistake can have far-reaching consequences. This is why it is important to take a methodically approach to website design. Absent a plan and process you may end up on a site like this one, serving as an example of what not to do. There are many mistakes […]

Five Email Security Tips Every Business Needs in 2020

More than 125 billion business emails are sent and received every day. That’s more than 17 emails per day for every man, woman, and child on the planet. And this number is only growing. With email the primary form of business communication for most industries, analysts expect that more than 300 billion emails will be sent […]

Why you want to hire a photographer for your website

The photos and images on your website are the first impressions someone forms of your business, service or organization. As website designers and developers, our goal is to make sure that the impression is positive and compelling. While we know our websites perform really well – we like our websites to look great as well. […]

Using WordPress Categories and Tags

In WordPress, taxonomies are used to group similar posts and custom post types together. When writing blog posts, there are two default taxonomies that can be assigned: categories and tags. The actual names of the categories and tags are referred to as taxonomy terms. Think of it this way: a blog is a place on your website where you […]

Writing An Effective Call To Action

Every website owner and WordPress blogger wants the same thing; more conversions. They want site visitors to take action and do something — like click, sign up, register, subscribe, enroll, join, buy, learn more, read more, or download on their website — and they want this action to move the visitor through the marketing funnel to a […]