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August 22, 2016

Watch Out For WordPress Plugin Vulnerabilities & Hacks, Identify Scripts & Stay Updated

My client’s website was hacked via an outdated WordPress plugin. In “Steps to Fix and Prevent a Hacked WordPress Site”, you learned how to fix a client site after a hack. The steps in that blog came from two real-life scenarios, and today we will look more closely at one of them: an outdated plugin […]

August 08, 2016

Guard Against WordPress Vulnerabilities With Scanners, Theme & Plugin Security Best Practices

If it seems as if WordPress websites are hacked more often than others, there’s some truth to that theory. WordPress vulnerabilities are common – the security firm Sucuri found that a significantly large portion of websites compromised during the first three months of 2016 ran on WordPress. Sucuri investigated 11,485 compromised sites, and 78% of […]

June 30, 2015

Top 3 WordPress Caching Plugins

One of the simplest methods of implementing caching for WordPress Hosting is through third-party plugins. Caching will speed up your site and reduce latency by temporarily storing frequently-requested data. Because repeated page requests can be slow and expensive in terms of resources, it is helpful to cache the results of those requests. Third-party caching plugins for […]

February 25, 2015

Top 4 eCommerce Plugins For WordPress

Over the holidays we shared a few eCommerce security and performance tips for our customers, but we’ve yet to delve into the process of actually setting up an eCommerce site. Many of our customers utilize WordPress Hosting for their websites, which is also a great option for eCommerce sites. WordPress offers small and medium-sized businesses […]

April 23, 2013

Using WordPress As An Ecommerce Platform

WordPress wasn’t intended to be used as a platform for retail, leaving many businesses and entrepreneurs asking the question – is WordPress good for ecommerce?