frag.co.uk – established in 1994

I am Dug Stokes, a freelance developer based in Lincolnshire, England, UK.
I run a small development company, including other self-employed programmers and experts.

frag.co.uk is our small, creative online team, focused on great customer experience and innovative web development – for over 20 years

USA Department of Defense: Detecting Agile BS

The USA's Department of Defense has a Defense Industrial Base (DIB) Cybersecurity (CS) Program to safeguard information. Under the DIB CS Program, DoD and DIB participants share cyber threat information. In October, the group released a detailed guide on one of our...

Cloud authentication: locked out of your home?

On Wednesday, October 10th, it was reported in the Daily Mail and The Register that the security company Yale had unplanned network maintenance which caused their cloud service to go offline for 24 hours. Please bear with us, we apologise for any inconvenience caused....

Google Chrome breaks the world-wide-web – www and m subdomain hidden in address bar

Google Chrome has recently made the unpopular move to fundamentally change how URLs are shown in the browser. In almost all browsers (except Safari, below), the full URL is shown in the address bar, https protocol and all. However, with version 69 of the Google Chrome...

Are your S3 buckets private?

Alongside checking your backups are working, updating your systems, checking for viruses, and all the other monthly tasks, it's easy to overlook simple security areas of your network and storage. Over the past few months, there have been a deluge of exposed Amazon S3...

A good SEO-worthy blog post

This blog post has been kindly provided by Alex O'Neil of https://fantasoft.co.uk/. Alex runs one of the few honest and friendly social advertising and blog authoring companies around. He is a talented and funny writer, human, and former-child, and already proved to...

Are Cloudflare to start their own Public DNS?

It's heavily rumoured that Cloudflare will soon be announcing a Public DNS server. Their website, every1dns.com is currently empty, but Google have a cached version of the site available. The two DNS servers, easier to remember than Googles are said to be 1.1.1.1 and...

Word blacklists, censorship, and Google Shopping

As of recently, Google have 'broken' Google Shopping. It appears they have set up a blacklist of words which cannot be used in searches. The problem is commonly called the Scunthorpe Problem. This is where certain words or phrases are caught by a spam filter or search...

UK Gov sites hijacked by Cryptominer, and Subresource Integrity

Over the weekend, thousands of websites around the world, including the UK's NHS and ICO and the US Government Court system, were compromised, and caused visitors to mine crypto-coins - generating money for the miscreants. These sites were using a popular plugin...

State of the Web – Autoplaying Audio and Video

It's an ongoing debate - users do not like videos to autoplay (apart from YouTube), and designers want their website to feature their video and audio immediately on visiting the page. In the distant past, this has often been 'solved' by using Adobe Flash to play...

Which Payment Gateway

Often, the choice of which payment provider to use is a case of which offers the lowest cost, or which offers the functionality that's required for your business. Once past these limitations, many payment providers are the same; offering either an on-page or external...

Consulting

Recommending the right infrastructure, software, designers and developers, which work together to fit business needs

Custom Coding

Custom Development and Complete Systems for medium-enterprise businesses backend management systems. Our team uses version control and support a variety of languages including PHP

E-Commerce

Custom importing solutions including working with BT Fresca, BT Expedite (now Aptos), Mercatus, Magento, WordPress, and many others

System Administration

We’re able to provide on-going and emergency support for almost any scenario. We can design infrastructure and manage upgrade and migrations, with any OS, including Windows Servers and Hardened Gentoo Linux

Website Development and Hosting

Our team can develop your site, and offer shared and dedicated servers with backup power, load-balancing support, and full backup system, and work with Microsoft Office 365, Google Mail, and our own mail servers

Emergency work

Taking on high stress, small timescale projects, or projects nearly completed which need a helping hand. We can take on almost any project and aid them to completion

We work closely with

Established in 1994, we’re experts at website development, e-commerce and custom projects and coding. frag.co.uk is my creative online presence, and team of developers – focused on great customer experience and innovative web development.

We’re a group of freelancers who are able and willing to take on almost any project.

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Long-term Strategy

We work with our clients to get the most from their business, not only from their profits but also their long-term strategy.

On-time, On-budget

Like most companies, we deliver excellent websites, and our solutions are tailored to your needs. Flexible too; whether planned projects, or on-going support – we’re always on-time and on-budget.

Thirst for Excellence

But we are different – we have a thirst for excellent code and being involved to achieve the most from your business.

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Some of our clients