One of our clients has a number of contact forms on their website, each of which takes a different type of enquiry or booking. In order to manage these forms, we’ve set up their site to keep a copy of each form submission using the rather wonderful plugin, Contact form DB for Contact Form 7. Recently, […]
You’ve decided to work on creating a title and description for each of your pages and posts on your WordPress site. Now comes the all-important question: how long should you meta title and meta description be? Here’s the answer as of 2016.
This is a question that we’re often asked, so it make senses to make it the subject of a short post. We’ll take about how to add three different types of links: (a) how to link to a page on your website, (2) how to link to a web page on someone else’s website, and (3) how to add a link to an email address.
Last month, we wrote about how to update WordPress. Today we’ll cover how to update plugins. “Why?” I hear you cry. Plugins regularly updates to do three things: (1) fix bugs and add new features to the plugin, (2) update the code so that the plugin works with the latest version of WordPress, and (3) fix security loopholes to make the plugin more secure. All good reason for updating your plugins regularly!
We’re always banging on about how important it is to make sure that your WordPress version is in line with the latest WordPress release, so I thought that I’d offer a short how-to to take you through the steps of updating WordPress to fix security loopholes and keep hackers at bay.
Not sure if your website uses WordPress or not, and whether you need to be mindful of WordPress updates and upgrades? Not a problem. Here are a 5 and a half ways to find out if your site uses WordPress. The most obvious: check your footer for the phrase “Powered by WordPress” If you or […]
Have you ever considered the cost involved in re-building your WordPress website if your site was hacked or irreparably damaged, or if it simply “disappeared” with no backups? We’ve built a WordPress Website Replacement Calculator to help you get a rough idea of costs. There are lots of costs involved in rebuilding your site: the cost […]
If you have a WordPress website, it’s important that you spend a little time on securing your site and doing what you can to reduce and eliminate vulnerabilities. Here are 7 ways to secure your site.
We started working with a creative studio recently, who came to us because three of their clients’ WordPress websites had been compromised. We sorted everything out but one of the questions that arose was about WordPress as a web tool and why it’s such a prime target for hackers. There are a number of reasons, […]
Most of us know the importance of strong passwords – long, with a mix of uppercase and lowercase characters, plus interesting symbols to keep things challenging. But what about the importance of using a completely different strong password for EVERY site you access online?