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Here you’ll find all sorts of super useful information for making the most out of your web hosting experience
as well as countless tips and tricks for small business owners, freelancers, digital professionals and online entrepreneurs.

19 Oct

Infographic: What to Do if Your WordPress Website Was Hacked

WordPress takes their security very seriously. That's why, in itself, WordPress is extremely secure and you have nothing to worry about. Majority of security loopholes occur when users start installing less than reputable themes and plugins. Sometimes, even the best ones might have issues as well. Hackers get more resourceful every day, so nobody is really 100% safe, but you definitely can take the steps to minimize the risk of an attack as much as possible. This infographic will tell you how to spot the signs that a security breach might have...

19 Oct

Why Do You Need to Optimize Your Website for Mobile?

We’ve all heard that having an online presence is essential for business owners in today’s digital marketplace. If you haven’t already got a website, you are probably looking at making one yourself, or getting one designed for you. This is great for your company’s exposure, as most people prefer to search for information about goods and services online first, before making contact with you. So, you have a website set up and you are all set, right? Well, not exactly. The way that we access the internet is changing. Now,...

16 Oct

What to Do if Your WordPress Website Was Hacked

WordPress is the world’s most popular way to build websites. Of the top 10 million sites on the internet, nearly 30% are powered by WordPress. It’s no wonder that the company behind WordPress i.e. Automattic, has a highly skilled and expert team of programmers called the ‘WordPress Core Team’. These world-leading experts are responsible for securing the core WordPress software from hackers and malicious attacks. As you know, you can install various themes and plugins in WordPress to extend the functionality of your website. In a few rare instances, there are...

12 Oct

Infographic: A Guide to VPS Hosting

VPS is a virtual private server for your website. It's a more affordable and easier to maintain option than a dedicated server, and also more secure and sophisticated than the shared hosting option. It can be thought of as an online private room all for your website. Once you decide to switch to VPS hosting, there are important things to plan for, considering what you need and what you can get. This infographic will tell you what are some of the most important benefits of VPS hosting and what you need...

12 Oct

Website Builder: All the Tools You Need for a DIY Website Project

Starting work on a website can seem like a daunting task with so many options available. Do you hire a website developer? Can you do it yourself? How much will it cost? How long will it take? Do you need to learn how to code? Don’t let these questions stop you from doing what you need. In 2018, it’s expected for a business to have a website; 30% of consumers won’t even consider a business if it doesn’t have one. Luckily, it’s easier than ever for you to build a site for...

9 Oct

Jetpack: The Ultimate Plugin Your WordPress Site Absolutely Needs

If you’re using WordPress to run your website, you know just how complicated things can get. You need to install a plugin for literally everything. Whether it’s making backups, setting up a virus scanner or even writing on a decent Word editor - you can only get those things if you install plugins. And here’s the problem: With each new plugin you install, you get a different set of options and tools you need to use. And that’s why, the more plugins you install, the more time it takes maintaining and...