Last week I did an emergency website fix for a new customer.  I hadn’t built the site and wasn’t familiar with its functionality.  As I worked on their payment page, I realized what I was looking at.  The page collected credit card information and then emailed the credit card detailsRead More →

I received this email from one of my customers yesterday.  “My customers say when they click to pay they are going to a dead page.  Is there a PayPal problem?” Indeed there was a problem over at PayPal. At about 1:30 EDT the entire PayPal system crashed.  It was downRead More →

This is the second part of a response to an article on the Wall Street Journal entitled How to Create a Successful Web Site For Nothing (or Almost Nothing). You can see part one of my response here. In part one I analyzed points one through three of the article.Read More →