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How to get a Stripe account (Outside U.S) - Antz Business Solutions

Payment gateways are the crucial part of online businesses and it can be a real issue if you live in countries where payment gateways like Stripe/Paypal are not supported. I had launced my online portal for customers to manage their services and I needed Stripe for accepting credit cards on my website. Unfortunately, Stripe doesn’t operate in my country, so I started looking for ways I can get a stripe account and fortunately I found a way. Requirements for Stripe To start accepting payments with Stripe you need: A US checking bank......

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Content Management System - Antz Business Solutions

A content management system or CMS is a software that facilitates creating, editing, organizing, and publishing content. WordPress, Joomla and Drupal is a Content Management System, that allows you to create and publish your content on the web. Although it is mostly used for web publishing, it can be used to manage content on an intranet, or in a single computer. These Content Management Systems or CMS for short allows users to have full control over the files, documents, as well as the design and display of the content. You don’t have......

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How to Install WordPress on your Windows Computer Using AMPPS - Antz Business Solutions

Did you know that you can install WordPress on your own Windows computer for learning and testing? Working with WordPress for Windows is a great way to test plugins, updates, and other website changes before pushing them live to your audience. In this article, we’ll show you how to install WordPress locally using AMPPS. The process of installing WordPress on your personal computer is also known as setting up a local server environment or localhost. Often theme designers and plugin developers install WordPress on a local server environment to speed up their......

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How to Start an Online Store in 2017 - Antz Business Solutions

Do you want to start your own online store? We know that building an online store can be a terrifying thought especially when you are not a techy. Well, you’re not alone. After helping our clients to start their own online store, we have decided to create the most comprehensive guide on how to build your online store. What Do You Need to Start an Online Store? There had never been a better time to start an online business than today. Anyone with a computer can get started within a matter of......

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Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Certificate - Antz Business Solutions

SSL is an abbreviation used for Secure Sockets Layers, which are encryption protocols used on the internet to secure information exchange and provide certificate information. These certificates provide an assurance to the user about the identity of the website they are communicating with. SSL may also be called TLS or Transport Layer Security protocol. In most modern web browsers users can click on the SSL icon displayed in the address bar to view certification, identification and other information about a website. SSL and TLS protocols are not just limited to websites. They......

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Tech support scams are now exploiting the WannaCry fiasco to trick users - Antz Business Solutions

A few weeks ago, the infamous WannaCry ransomware attack wreaked havoc around the world, targeting Windows machines, and demanding money in exchange for the freedom of encrypted files. It seems that in the height of the issue, some are taking advantage, and have since come up with tech support scams that play on the fears of people about getting infected with the ransomware. The UK’s fraud and cybercrime centre, Action Fraud, recently released a warning regarding scams that concern WannaCry. The modus operandi is very typical – a pop-up window that refuses......

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How to Choose the Best Domain Name (8 Tips and Tools) - Antz Business Solutions

Choosing the right domain name for your website is crucial for your success. If you choose the wrong domain name, then it can be a hassle switch later on without hurting your brand and search rankings. That’s why it’s extremely important that you choose the best domain name from the start. In this article, we’ll share all the tools and tips you need to get domain name ideas, choose the best domain name, and register your new domain. When starting a website, choosing a domain name can be stressful because you don’t......

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Telstra: First Aussie ISP to block subscriber access to The Pirate Bay; defeated in seconds

Following a case brought by rightsholders including Roadshow Films, Foxtel, Disney, Paramount, Columbia, and 20th Century Fox, that took much of this year to preside over, more than 50 internet service providers in Australia are now required to block subscriber access to selected pirate websites. According to warez watcher website TorrentFreak, In a ruling last week, the Federal Court decided that by the end of the year, The Pirate Bay, Torrentz, TorrentHound, IsoHunt, and streaming service SolarMovie all have to be rendered inaccessible to subscribers in Australia. The same must also apply......

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Evernote Privacy Policy Changes - Anzt Business Solutions

Yesterday, Evernote announced some changes to its privacy policy that proved to be very controversial. To help with its machine learning efforts, some employees would gain the ability to see users’ personal notes. The changes weren’t meant to go into effect until January 23, and now they won’t be. In fact, the firm has admitted that it has made a mistake, and is now trying to make sure that its users know that they can still trust it. “We announced a change to our privacy policy that made it seem like we......

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Opening An E-Commerce Clothing store: 10 Tips To Boost Sales

All of you who own an online clothes store are like an old west gold digger: fortune is right there, at hand’s reach. Just like gold prospectors, people who sell clothes online are sitting on a gold mine: just consider that clothes, with water and food, are among the basic human necessities everybody needs. And not only that: clothes represent our social status, they are the business card we show when we meet other people, they can be chosen based on how well they fit us, their style, signature etc. For short:......

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