WordPress Maintenance

What Should You Look For In A WordPress Maintenance Plan?

WordPress in 2021 In 2021, your businesses’ website is incredibly crucial towards your overall brand and is almost as important as your business’ actual location, as it serves as the public face and window into what you do and how you differentiate yourself from the competition. As a conscientious decision maker, you will have done…

WordPress Maintenance

3 Reasons why you should outsource website and SEO maintenance

Your website needs constant care and maintenance. However, it can be tedious to do this by yourself especially if you are looking to expand your team and grow your business. This is especially true if you have a small business with a limited amount of staff. While it may seem like a good way to…

WordPress Maintenance

What exactly is SEO maintenance?

Search engine optimisation (SEO) is essential if you want to get traffic to your blog from search engines such as Google. More traffic means more readers and if you are monetising your blog more readers means more money! Search engine optimisation can be challenging. However, with diligence, you can get it right. One of the…

WordPress Build | WordPress Maintenance

How to deal with spam comments on your WordPress blog

Many clients who come to me for a WordPress spring clean have got Askimet installed in their plugins. That’s no surprise considering the Askimet plugin comes as standard (but it is not activated) with every new WordPress installation. You may be forgiven for thinking it’s the best tool for stopping spam but I have a…

What to do if you suspect your email account has been hacked
Security | WordPress Build

What to do if you suspect your email account has been hacked

I’m not a cyber security expert but I receive a few emails each month telling me my email account has been hacked so I wanted to offer you the same advice that I give to my clients. The big question is have you really been hacked?  Should you believe the emails or ignore them? In…

Security | Website Planning

A guide to WordPress security for technophobes

I decided to write ‘A guide to WordPress security for technophobes’ because I see the insides of many WordPress websites every day. Mostly from tiny business being run by one or two people. Two things are evident. Security is not a priority and even if it was , they don’t know how to make the…

Why your website might get hacked
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Why your website might get hacked

Why your WordPress site isn’t secure even though you have a SSL Certificate
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Why your WordPress site isn’t secure even though you have a SSL Certificate

Ever since Google announced that an SSL certificate will help you rank better on Google, businesses have gradually been changing their websites over from the non-secure format of http://www….. to the more secure format of https://www…. It can be quite a lot of work, and, at the end of the day, some websites are still being…