It is no secret and it is widely known that Microsoft will finally end support for Windows XP on 8th April 2014, so if you have not yet made plans to move off the 12 year old operating system - time is very much of the essence.
WSUS is both a very useful beast and a wild one: It allows you to manage a huge number of Windows workstations to keep your PCs updated and your network secure, yet it itself can be quite hard to manage. This is how to properly clean up a WSUS server that is critically out of space, and reduce its database size by almost 90%.
Bit of a different blog this time. One area that we sort of work at the fringes of when we make our websites is SEO (Search Engine Optimisation). Our responsibilities typically begin and end at creating a well-coded template that gives users the tools to add content to their websites without having to worry about the technical side of things.
However, one thing that keeps coming up is customers wondering what they can do to make their website more visible. This is where SEO enters, but not necessarily where all the answers lie...
A client recently asked us to put together an online contractor pay calculator. They provided us with an Excel spreadsheet that demonstrated how the calculations should work, and also laid out how they wanted the form to work. Most of this was very straightforward. However, there was one bit that I thought it might be worth mentioning here.