It was a quiet week in the WordPress community. Not much news of note, beyond continued development and discussions about Gutenberg. We did a find a nice article from CSS-Tricks comparing how different content management systems handle content blocks. There’s also continued discussion about malicious code in previously trusted WordPress plugins. And finally, we rounded … Read more
At WPLift, we try to make it as easy as possible for you to learn WordPress. With that being said, we’re far from the only people with that mission. In today’s post, I’m going to talk about someone else who shares that mission to help the world learn WordPress. Darrel Wilson is a popular YouTuber … Read more
Making your website fast is one of the most crucial things any website owner can do to increase their success. Not only does it improve SEO scores significantly, it leads to better user experiences, an increase in traffic, and lower bounce rates. And, with more time spent on your website by site visitors, you are … Read more
Yup, even Stephen King needs to thing about how he’s going to sell more of his books. Although now he could probably call his publisher and have them do most of the work, somewhere along the line he had to think about a mailing list, a website and the tools needed for processing payments for all his sales.
You know what I love about managed WordPress hosting? Beyond the awesome features…it’s how competitive things are becoming. See, competition is great because it brings innovation and lower prices. Hosts may not love it, but I do! You’ve probably heard of the big names in managed WordPress hosting, but have you ever heard of Nestify? … Read more
Gone are the days when site content was only about text. Today, different media elements have made the web more visual than ever. The Instagram users are overtaking Twitter with a major rise in videos and infographics which clearly depicts the improved user experience with new media elements. Long paragraphs of text still seem fine … Read more
Is the Free SSL Certificate from Let’s Encrypt Safe? Short answer? Yes! Every day visitors share sensitive information with many different websites. Details as important as your credit card number and bank credentials are entered. If the connection between the website and the visitor is not encrypted, then this information can be spoofed or spied … Read more
More often than not, I get to read about certain data loss horror story from WordPress users. “I was about to publish an article when my website crashed — I was unable to log in! Now I can’t get my data back no matter how hard I try!” Or, more relevant to the WordPress, “I was scrolling through my site logs where I noticed an unusual traffic spike or an overwhelming amount of spam content.” These are the pretty obvious signs of a hacked website, and something needs to be done about it.
Securing WordPress may sound like a topic being fairly covered across the web but, is that really the case? Here’s what I mean; I’ve scrolled through multiple articles featuring tips to secure websites but, rarely found people emphasizing on trying out solutions like removing the WordPress version number. That, in no way, lessen the importance … Read more
With hackers, intruders, and spammers ever-ready to attack, security is a top concern for WordPress sites. Bruteforcing through your login credentials is the most tried out attack by hackers these days. I cannot tell you how many times I have scrolled through my website logs, finding failed brute force login attempts. Brute force attacks are … Read more