Blacknight sponsors the Digital Media Category at the 2018 Spiders Awards!

Blacknight Announces Spiders Sponsorship: Podcast with Dublin Tech Summit CEO

On today’s podcast, we’re delighted to announce that Blacknight will be a sponsor of The Spiders – Ireland’s longest established web awards – which has gone through numerous incarnations over the years. It’s now part of a stable of events being developed under the umbrella of Dublin Tech Summit. William Brightling is the CEO of […]

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Social media is a great way to help your customers reach you more quickly and easily. But having your own website is still essential.

Why have a Website if You Already Have a Facebook Page?

Do you find yourself communicating more and more through Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat? Excellent! That way your customers can reach you more quickly and easily. Yet despite having all these different channels, having your own website is still essential. “I can’t see the added value of having my own website” “You wouldn’t build your […]

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Don’t Scare Away Your Customers

With the release of Chrome 68 (July 24th 2018) if your website doesn’t have an SSL secure certificate visitors to it are going to get a fairly scary message. Why? Google has been pushing for HTTPS everywhere for some time. Over the last year the Chrome browser, which has around 60% of the global browser […]

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WordPress Made Easy – with WordPress Toolkit for Plesk!

WordPress, the world’s most popular publishing platform, is a firm favourite with our customers. And now it’s easier than ever for users of our Plesk Onyx control panel. Plesk Onyx is a web-based control panel for administering physical and virtual (cloud) servers. These systems run Linux or Windows operating systems and offer much more functionality […]

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Keeping More Data in the European Union

We’ve written quite a bit over the last few months about data protection, privacy and, of course, GDPR. We’ve always been very cautious about how our data and that of our clients is handled. Wherever possible we’ve always tried to keep data in Ireland or at least firmly within the European Union. However in some […]

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What can law Enforcement Expect From us?

A few weeks ago I wrote about how and why we’re planning on doing a transparency report. The rationale behind providing the transparency report is fairly self-evident. However if we’re going to be transparent about what people are asking us for, whether those requests are valid or not, then we should be transparent with third […]

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