21 Warning Signs of a Low-Quality Web Hosting Company [Infographic]

One of the basic foundations of all websites is a web hosting. A good web hosting will ensure that your site is easily accessible by users and search engines at all times. It will help keep your site safe and secure from potential harms like virus, spam, malware and hacking. Also, it will make it easier for you to incorporate new technologies which will help you stay ahead of your competitors in this online world.

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Another Google Analytics Spam Update

So it appears that one of the major targets is the “Language” attribute of your referrals. But, since they all refer to the same, fake, domain we can easily filter these out.

Normally, you’ll see things like en, en-us, or maybe (not set) but currently there are some being injected that make reference to a fake version of Google, using a non-standard “G” to trick you. You might not even see this text unless you have the “User > Language” data being shown on your referrals but it’s likely there. Once you’ve set up the filter you’ll see how many actual references there are when you “verify” it.

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Golden Ratio Typography in SASS

Typography is not my strong point but even I can tell when something feels wrong. Like when there’s not enough whitespace between each line of text. That’s why I love Chris Pearson’s Golden Ratio Typography Calculator. But, when I visited the page recently to get some values, it wasn’t completely loading so it didn’t work. I needed an alternative, so I built my own function in SASS to do the work.

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