Using ChatGPT to Help Us Build a Single Page Website

Having success with ChatGPT and a simple bit of HTML/CSS I wanted to see if we (it and I) could build a more complex single page website. I started by asking it: write a boilerplate html home page Certainly! Here's a basic example of a boilerplate HTML home page: This is a simple [...]

2023-05-06T18:05:16-07:00May 6th, 2023|Technology, Web|

Can ChatGPT Build a Basic HTML Page?

I decided to see if ChatGPT could be used to build a basic HTML/CSS page. I was surprised at what it, or both of us actually, could accomplish. I say both of us because without a good driver ChatGPT, nor any generative AI model, can't really do anything without a good driver. When we [...]

2023-05-06T11:18:07-07:00May 6th, 2023|Blog, Technology, Web|

WordPress Powers the NG Site

Why use WP? We don't serve dynamic content (i.e. store, curated content, etc.). So why build out a site using PHP and mySQL if you're not serving dynamic content? At the time (~2016) we needed to decide what to use to build out the next generation of the NG website. We looked at several [...]

2023-05-06T09:24:36-07:00May 6th, 2023|Web|

HTTP/2 - - [08/Feb/2019:19:14:13 -0800] "GET / HTTP/2.0" 200 HTTP/2 is now supported across all our hosting servers. HTTP/2 provides enhancements to the HTTP 1.1 protocol. These changes will be invisible to you at the application layer but should help improve performance for your site as the bits move across the wire. If you'd like [...]

2019-02-11T09:51:40-08:00February 10th, 2019|Technology, Web|

The 2019 State of Hosting Address

As NetGate celebrates 25 years in the Hosting business I thought it might be interesting to give a brief State of Hosting address. A lot has changed in 25 years. Let's take a look. NCSA Mosaic First a little history. Hosting in 1994. The NSCA Mosaic browser (pictured below) introduced the Web to everyone. At [...]

2019-02-12T08:29:23-08:00February 8th, 2019|DNS, Technology, Web|

SSL is Free and AutoSSL is Awesome

After some serious testing we're happy to announce AutoSSL. If you've ever had to deal with any aspect of buying or installing an SSL certificate you'll appreciate what AutoSSL can do. With AutoSSL your websites are automatically secured with a free Comodo DV SSL certificate. Automated free SSL certificates. We told you it was awesome. Check out our Live [...]

2019-01-23T21:10:07-08:00January 23rd, 2019|Email, Technology, Web|

Drupal Releases Critical Security Updates

This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild. 4/26/18: Drupal released critical updates addressing a vulnerability in Drupal 7 and 8. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to take control of an affected system. Please review Drupal's Security Advisory and apply the necessary updates. 3/29/18: Drupal released updates addressing a serious vulnerability in Drupal [...]

2018-04-26T07:07:00-07:00April 25th, 2018|Web|

Photos and Copyright

Without some form of art a website is less engaging. Simply adding a photo or video background to a page can help you tell your story with fewer words. A picture truly is worth a thousand words. And although you can right click on any image on the Web, save a copy to your local [...]

2018-04-26T08:55:20-07:00April 24th, 2018|Web|

WordPress Manager Released

With the release of WordPress Manager you can now easily install and manage your WordPress based site. See our Live Doc for more information.

2018-04-14T16:17:20-07:00April 14th, 2018|Web|

Static Sites are Cool Again

Back in 1994 we started out with plain old static HMTL. Websites were created by either coding them by hand or by using a GUI application such as Microsoft Frontpage (RIP) or Adobe Dreamweaver. The web was fast, it had to be, the last mile Internet at that time was largely built out of 28k [...]

2018-04-15T12:36:01-07:00April 10th, 2018|Technology, Web|
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