Website development has changed a lot, even in the last 5 years, and there are two major ways you can save money on your website. The first is re-using existing tools to get some great results; the second is keeping your site safe. Let me expand on these in the following article. The first – […]
It’s getting really hard to tell these days whether an email you’ve received is a spam email or a legitimate email; that is because spammers have improved their methods of forging the appearance of emails to make them appear as if they’re from legitimate sources. Because of that it’s more important than ever to know […]
One recurring question we receive from our clients is “How do I install WordPress onto my hosting account?”. The good news is that it’s very simple to do on our servers and doesn’t require much if any web development knowledge. The steps outlined below will work for any domain that doesn’t currently have a website […]
Being able to test that a website that your are having developed works on the latest version of PHP is an important step in future proofing your website and making sure that it will last a long time before needing to be rebuilt. This also enables you to keep your old website going longer by […]
In the last few weeks, a security researcher called Anthony Ferrera found a relatively serious security bug in WordPress. The bug essentially allows attacks via the WordPress database functions, which were not as secure as intended.
Over the last few years, there has been an evolution in the concept of SSL, with a number of initiatives aimed at making websites everywhere more secure against having their traffic “snooped” by third party organizations whose ethics you might have concerns about in the long term. Or understandably, you might just find the concept […]
cPanel allows you to turn on web compression for serving your website files. What this means is that cPanel “compresses” the size of many of your site files when sending them to the browser, thus optimizing your site. For most sites, this is safe and makes things much faster – sometimes up to double the […]
One of the hardest issues to solve with broken WordPress sites is finding out what broke the website. To find the answer to this, we need to find out what was changed that broke the site. Being able to find out what changed easily and can quickly shorten a difficult investigative process – which is […]
Every few days we run virus scans on each account on our servers and save the output for you so you can check it. It’s very easy to check – simply visit the webpage www.domain.com/scan.txt where domain.com is your main domain.
If you receive an email warning you that your hosting account is nearing its disk space limit, you will want to either delete content off of the server to free up some disk space or contact us for upgrade options.
The email will look similar to this […]
WordPress released a core security update today; we recommend all WordPress site owners update as soon as possible.
No real details of the specific problem this fixes have been released, which is normal as WordPress are trying to avoid tipping off the bad guys prematurely.