What is HTTPS?

http v https: which protocol should I use? Since mid 2018, Google has begun to encourage website owners to move their websites to https:// to secure their websites.  Websites who are still using the http:// protocol are being identified by Google as insecure and...

What is WordPress?

If you are new to having a website, you might be wondering what WordPress actually is.  Well, there’s actually two answers to this question!  Because there’s actually two types.  It is really important to understand the difference between them before you setup your...

Choosing a Domain

Choosing the right domain name for your website is really important because you want to make it easy for your clients, prospects, readers and followers to find you on the internet.  If you’re an established business, you will want to register a domain with your...

Setting up a website

There are a few steps to setting up a website which are the same whether you are setting up a website for a business or a personal blog or a blog as a business. The first step, before anything else can happen, is to register your domain name.  This will be the address...

What this blog is about!

Welcome to the very first blog post for Designed by Cherie.  This blog is created for business owners, and their employees, who have a website and online presence but aren’t really sure how to manage their website, maximise its potential or create a really great...