Month: July 2020

An innovative, simple, and progressive technology company.

Does SSL/TLS aka HTTPS Connection matter?

Most of us go to websites, see http:// “Not Secure”, rather than “Secure” with https:// and think it is still fine, even if you are submitting your login information. Although, on some websites, this does not matter, like if you are just viewing a static website with ONLY text and images, and no forms or …

You can create an entire internet organization website with no money.

You may have noticed, Swivro is a nonprofit organization, yet we pay for our domains, CDN’s, and more, yearly or monthly.  You might have wished once that you could create your own organization, maybe a bit similar to Swivro, but you cannot afford to pay for your domain, your web hosting, your SSL certificate, and …

MySQL vs SQLite

MySQL and SQLite are pretty much the world’s most popular database systems out there on the internet. There are some pros and cons to each of these systems, and there are some differences. Size: MySQL – 600MB SQLite – 250kb   User Management: MySQL – You can create users with different permissions. SQLite – You …

You shouldn’t use a web based password generator, use Blumon instead.

We all have used a password generator before.  But, most of us have used online versions, such as the popular website, passwordsgenerator.net.  This website is web-based, and although it is not proven, nor is there even any small amount of evidence, but it is certainly possible that trackers could be logging your password, even though …

Which domain extension should you get?

Every website has a domain extension, also known as a TLD (Top Level Domain).  Twitter’s TLD is .com, FBI’s TLD is .gov, etc.  But which TLD should you purchase for your own website?  We recommend you pick from one of the 3 most popular main TLD’s, which are: .com, .net, and .org.  If you sell …

Facebook, is it safe or not?

Facebook is known for its incredible social sharing on the app. But things you don’t know about Facebook are being unmasked here. Today we are going to talk about reasons to not trust Facebook with your personal information, or any sensitive information you are sharing through the Facebook platform. Facebook Ads Facebook ads are known …

Google Blogger or WordPress?

If you haven’t heard of Blogger, it is a service owned and managed by Google LLC and is like WordPress.  You might know Blogger as it previously not being owned by Google and be referred to as Blogspot.  Blogger is free and relatively easy to use.  But this doesn’t get you out of all of …

Is DigitalOcean overpriced? What’s the new alternative?

DigitalOcean is one of the most popular VPS providers in the world.  DigitalOcean is known for having a super-fast cloud computing cluster, with lightning-fast SSD’s and a fast network.  But is it overpriced? Let’s take a look at their VPS’s, or as they call them, Droplets. Balanced virtual machines with a healthy amount of memory …

TikTok is not safe

We all know TikTok is the new “amazing” app.  Lots of people have this app and use it daily.  What people do not know about this app is, they target children and take their information and sell it.  As explained in some of our previous blog posts (specifically the Zoom one), they can use your …

Why we often make modifications to our website and why it’s important.

You may have noticed we often add new little features to Swivro, and change parts of its design and/or style often.  This is because, it is important to modernize your website.  What is considered “modern” will always change.  For example, let’s look at Microsoft a decade ago, and Microsoft today. Microsoft in 2010: http://web.archive.org/web/20100608141035/http://www.microsoft.com/en/us/default.aspx Microsoft …