6 reasons why you should switch your website to https

If you use Google Chrome, the web browser of choice for most of the world, you’ll probably have noticed a little ‘i’ symbol popping up next to the url in the browser bar recently. When clicked, that little ‘i’ will show a warning like this. This is Google Chrome...

Set up and manage your email On PC, Mac, iPhone and Web Mail

There are many email clients or web-mail platforms that you can check your email with, when hosted with Swish Online. An email client is a bit of software that is installed on your computer, and therefore you can only check your email on the computer/s that the email...

Why every website should be secured with an SSL certificate

If you have an e-commerce website, you'll be familiar with the need for your website to have an SSL certificate to make it secure. It's absolutely mandatory when people are sharing their credit card details with you along with other sensitive information. (How do you...

Managing email spam and viruses

The two main things that irritate every computer user's existence are spam and viruses. Spam is the unwanted emails you get in your inbox — the ads telling you that you’ve won the lottery or encouraging you to buy products. Viruses are those annoying little computer...

How to take a screenshot

If you need to contact Swish Online support, it is often important to send a screenshot (sometimes called a screen capture) to us, so that they can see exactly what you are seeing. A screenshot is a “photo” of your computer screen. Whether you are on a PC, Mac, or...

Domain name frequently asked questions

Domain Registration What is a domain name? A domain name (e.g. swishonline.com.au) signifies your own unique address on the Internet. It is how your customers will remember you and find you among the millions of other web sites on the Internet. The domain name that...

What is my ip address?

Your IP address is the address assigned to you by your Internet Service Provider. This is how all other computers outside your local network see you. Think of it as the digital world’s equivalent to a street address. This happens automatically and is not something you...

How to setup your email address on your iphone

Do you have an iPhone and a swishonline email account? It’s easy to set up your email so that you can check it on your phone. You can even “sync” the email on your phone with your computer, so that your email inbox is exactly the same, no matter which device you are...

How to clear your DNS and browser cache

Sometimes your website browser can get outdated versions of website pages “stuck” in its memory. This is called a “cache.” This can be especially frustrating if you are working on your website and you make a change, but refreshing the page does not show the change....

Email Functions in the Control Panel

With every web hosting package with Swish Online, you get access to your own control panel, whereby you can carry out many varied functions. In the control panel, with respect to email, you can: CREATE AN EMAIL ACCOUNT Log into your Control Panel at swishonline.com.au...

Why can’t I access my email?

In today's digital world, email is absolutely crucial to your business. Here are some steps to help you diagnose the problem. You must follow these steps in the sequence given:   STEP 1: Check to see if your website is displaying in your browser Your email and...

Super Simple SEO for your WordPress blog

When it comes to SEO, the wonderful news is, if you have a Wordpress blog, then you're already ahead of the game. Right out of the box, Wordpress sites are inherently well set up for search engines to crawl as they have super-clean code and also fill in a lot of the...