WordPress Security

Why your slow website is costing you clients

Why your slow website is costing you clients featured image

People like fast sites. Visitors expect a web page to load in 3 seconds or less. After 3 seconds, they will no longer wait for your site to load – they’ll just move on to your competitor’s site. The end result – potential customers gone because of a few seconds difference. Google is also concerned…

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Is your out-of-date website putting you in harm’s way?

is your out of date website putting you in harm's way

Keep your website up-to-date! Software needs updating. All software. Including the software that powers your website. WordPress is an ever-evolving piece of software, which is always acquiring: New features Added functionality Bug fixes Security fixes It’s always recommended you install WordPress Core, plugin and theme updates when they become available. Why upgrade your WordPress website?…

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Why would anyone want to hack your website?

Why would anyone want to hack your website

Let’s talk about hacking. I’ve dealt with hacked websites before and it’s not fun, especially when there are no backups in place (see last week’s email). I recently had a client come to me for help with her site. When she tried logging in for the first time in almost a year the site crashed…

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Don’t make this big mistake!

Here’s what I see happen all the time. People invest a lot of time and money into a new website. The website finally goes live for the world to see, and they breathe a sign of relief. They go about running their business and forget about their website. And then (heaven forbid that this never happens to…

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An ounce of prevention

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure blog image

What is WordPress Maintenance? WordPress maintenance is a whole set of activities (or “chores”) that you need to be doing on a regular basis in order to keep your site running smoothly. Here are some of the tasks that are typically considered part of ongoing WordPress maintenance: Updates: WordPress core updates, plugin updates, theme updates.…

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Boost your SEO and Security with an SSL Certificate

Boost your SEO and Security with an SSL certificate blog image

Here’s what’s been going on in WordPress lately: If you haven’t had a chance to get an SSL certificate and enable HTTPS on your site then now is a good time to do it. Google recently announced that it will label non-HTTPS websites unsafe in the Chrome browser. What is SSL? It’s a little acronym that makes a big…

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