Security Issues

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. Even if you use Google Analytics (and especially if you don’t) you might find adding one of these Google Analytics alternatives plugins to your WordPress site useful. Are you protecting your website? Is it enough? Learn about the 5 most common WordPress security breaches and how to protect […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. How to keep Google from indexing your WordPress site for search… Wait! Why would you want to do that? Isn’t the whole point to get found in search? Normally, it is. But there are some situations when you might not want your pages indexed, including sites-in-development, private sites […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. Is your website suffering from a lack of conversions? Here’s a guide to four common problems that drive low conversion rates and how to address them. I’ll add a fifth: no or ineffective calls-to-action (or sometimes, way too many!). Do you make it clear what you want your […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. Let’s start with something a bit unpleasant… Earlier this month it was reported that WooCommerce.com has dropped its customary 50% discount for renewals of its extensions. Instead, renewing customers will now be paying full price. This is likely to be especially irritating to customers who have set up […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. When clients get started using Google Analytics they’ll often notice they have a high bounce rate (the percentage of visitors who enter the site on a page and bounce right off the site without going to any other pages). What’s an acceptable bounce rate? And if yours is […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. Looking for some inspiration for your new (or old) WordPress ecommerce site? Here are more than 30 real-world ecommerce examples to view, almost all of which use either WooCommerce or Easy Digital Downloads. If you’re considering a security/firewall/CDN solution, two of the best for WordPress are featured in this […]

Security company Sucuri found a severe problem with WordPress core files this week – if you’re using WordPress 4.7.0 or 4.7.1, it’s important that you update to 4.7.2 right away, where the problem has been fixed. Basically, the vulnerability can allow a user to modify the content of any post or page within a WordPress […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. I’ve been getting a lot of questions recently from clients about SSL and HTTPS. More and more of them are choosing to make the move to a more secure website, but it can be hard for some clients to understand the ins and outs even though they get […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. Here’s some great advice from our preferred host, WP Engine, on how to secure your WordPress site. While there’s absolutely no way to make a site 100% secure, taking as many cues as you can from this list will help dramatically reduce the risk of hacking. These are the […]