Here’s our latest selection of curated WordPress and web marketing links to help your business thrive.
You may or may not be the super admin of your WordPress website – but what does that really mean? Here’s a good explanation of why you need to be careful when choosing a super admin.
Smart Slider 3 has been my go-to favorite slider for client sites for awhile now due to both its great array of tools and excellent support. Here’s an in-depth review of Smart Slider 3 and a head-to-head comparison with another popular slider, Soliloquy.
If you have tons of files in your Media Library but are not sure if they are all being used, try a Media Library cleanup. Word of warning – if you use a cleaner plugin make absolutely sure you have a fresh backup first!
Finally… Sucuri has release their Hacked Website Threat Report for 2019. Some of the major takeaways:
- 56% of websites that were hacked had outdated core files – such as an outdated WordPress version.
- 44% of hacked sites had more than one outdated component including plugins and themes.
- About 60% of hacked sites were running on servers with outdated, unsupported versions of PHP.
Moral of the story – keep WordPress, plugins and themes up to date. And check with your host if you’re not using an up-to-date PHP version. You can use WP Health to see what PHP version your host uses.
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