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02 Feb: Rural Broadband Crucial in Getting Ireland Trading Online

Rural online business owners were dealt a huge blow yesterday, as it was announced that Eir has withdrawn from the tendering process from the National Broadband Plan. Aura Internet director, Claire Cunningham, spoke with Mary Wilson on RTE Drivetime (Starts at 1.14) explaining how she had taken the decision to relocate her own business to a […]

31 Jan: Trading Online Voucher Free Seminars

If you are interested in finding out more about the Trading Online Voucher – a grant of up to €2500 for SMEs who wish to upgrade an existing ecommerce website, develop a new ecommerce website or get advise on ecommerce, there are a number of free Trading Online Voucher Seminars coming up which we will […]

29 Jan: .ie Domain Name Change

The IEDR has announced that it will change the rules of claiming a .ie domain name. Prior to this anyone who wanted  theirdomain.ie would have to: Show a Connection to Ireland, Prove your Identity, And Show your Claim to the Domain. With the incoming change you will no longer have to ‘Show your Claim to […]

18 Dec: Celebrating 20 years in Business

Aura Internet is celebrating 20 years in business this year, which is a long time in a rapidly changing tech industry! Twenty years ago, the World Wide Web had been publically available for only six years with the goal of sharing information between individuals. When we began at Aura Internet in 1997, Netscape Navigator and […]

16 Dec: New Online Store for The Hanger Company

We have designed a new ecommerce website for The Hanger Company. (thehangercompany.ie). They have over 20 years experience in the garment industry,  specialising in producing and supplying packaging solutions that add value to your products and enhance your branding. Based in Dundalk they offer a comprehensive range of packaging and display items.

15 Dec: Google Chrome SSL Warning

Over the last couple of years Google has been promoting the use of a SSL Certs (secure socket layer, https) in helping to promote the use of security on websites. Traditionally, SSL Certs were used in ecommerce websites to encrypt the sensitive information being passed. Since Google’s announcement more and more websites are getting SSL […]

03 Nov: Paypal Versus Stripe – e Commerce Payments

When we are creating ecommerce websites we are frequently asked about the payment options available. Most companies who are starting out with an ecommerce website don’t want to get into a contract for a monthly payment subscription service, they tend to prefer to opt for a ‘pay as you sell’ charge. Two common providers in […]

26 Sep: New website redesign for Ace Machinery

We have redesigned a new ecommerce website for Ace Machinery (www.ace-machinery.ie).  Ace Machinery is one of Ireland’s leading suppliers of Construction Equipment, Generators, Dehumidifiers, Excavators, Rollers, Dumpers and Light Construction vehicles for sale and hire. The website is Prestashop based, mobile responsive and staff can do regular updates in-house.

22 Sep: New Online Booking Facility for The Write Space

We have added new features to The Write Space (www.thewritespace.ie).  you can now book course places online. The Write Space is a Creative Writing & Publishing concern based in Dundalk, County Louth. It was established in 2012, by Brenda Woods to provide creative enthusiasts with a place to write, helping them develop their passion as […]

07 Sep: Redesign for the Garage Theatre website

We have redesigned the Garage Theatre website – (www.garagetheatre.com) . It’s a WordPress based website and staff are trained to do regular updates and add upcoming events to the website.  The Garage Theatre opened in 1992 following an initiative by the VEC, it was originally funded by the VEC, Monaghan Dramatic Society and the Arts […]