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Time to embrace PHP 7

By Vervocity Interactive | September 27, 2018
PHP 7 is taking off

PHP (recursive acronym for PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor) is a widely-used open source general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for web development and can be embedded into HTML. PHP pages contain HTML with an embedded code that does something instead of lots of commands to output HTML as seen in C or Perl. Eighty percent…

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You need advertising

By Vervocity Interactive | September 27, 2018
Business Advertising. Stand Out. Business concept.

There are many ways to market yourself for free. You can take to Facebook, send out a few emails, and ask your customers to review your business online, but you would benefit from true advertising that comes with an investment of money toward your future growth. People steer away from advertising, often not for the cost…

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Three Notable Facebook Contest Elements

By Vervocity Interactive | September 1, 2018
Notable Facebook Contest Elements-Vervocity Interactive

Contests on social media can be a win-win situation for your business. Your follower wins a prize and you incentivize people to follow, increase subscribers and engagement, and convert leads to customers. But where do you start? We’re going to take a moment to talk about bringing a unique approach to you contest, actually picking…

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There’s a chance you could get verified on Instagram

By Vervocity Interactive | August 30, 2018
Verified on Instagram-Vervocity Interactive

There’s a new development over at Instagram. Where it used to be close to impossible to get verified, you now have a slight chance. Instagram used to verify larger, more established accounts belonging to public figures, brands, and celebrities when no one was looking. There was no way to request verification … it would just…

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ADA Accessibility

By Vervocity Interactive | August 24, 2018
ADA compliance graphic

Are you ready to make accessibility part of your company culture? Whether you’re involved in remediation of existing Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance or planning for the future, our accessibility experts are ready to work alongside your team at any stage in the process to offer guidance to help you assure a successful outcome.…

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Going without SSL will come back to bite you

By Vervocity Interactive | June 25, 2018
NotSecure3-Vervocity Interactive

Time is running out to add SSL before July so your visitors won’t see a Google Chrome “Not secure” warning! There are good reasons to use SSL on your website. It enables the HTTP Secure, or HTTPS, connection of your website to encrypt all data being sent between browsers and servers thus keeping your visitors safe.…

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Improving website load speed

By Vervocity Interactive | June 13, 2018
Speed Progress Bar Icon Technology Concept

It’s time to optimize your website to ensure that load times are speedy. A rapidly loading website is not only good for the user, but for your overall search engine optimization goals. Did you know that a one second delay means conversions decrease by 7% and page views decrease by 11%? Well, it’s true and…

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Monitor your SEO ranking

By Vervocity Interactive | May 31, 2018
SEO Specialists-Vervocity Interactive

Search Engine Optimization, or SEO, is not about searching for your business name and seeing where you rank. It’s more about where you rank for keyword phrases that your visitors are searching and finding your website with. You can’t just go to your browser and search for keyword phrases and see where you rank organically.…

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Cool, free graphics with Canva in 4 steps

By Vervocity Interactive | May 17, 2018
GraphicDesign-Vervocity Interactive

It’s time to learn how to create your own social media graphics for free using Canva. You’ve seen other accounts posting interesting and catchy graphics for some time now, but you just don’t have that many images to work with. You don’t know how to put text on top of a picture let alone use…

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A Safer Web Experience With HTTPS

By Vervocity Interactive | March 8, 2018
Why You Need Website Support-Vervocity Interactive

You’ve seen http and https in front of URLs and you’re probably wondering what that means. HTTP is HyperText Transfer Protocol and HTTPS is HyperText Transfer Protocol Secure. The latter is a good thing. Network administrators decided to use HTTP to exchange online information, but intercepting data was too easy. People can also send bad…

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