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Does your site use the most-hacked Plug-ins of 2016?

According to market-leading security firm Securi (yes, the same people we use to help secure our clients’ sites), the first quarter of 2016 has continued the trends of previous years with WordPress websites coming under sustained attack. As WordPress is the most...

New WordPress Website? Do this first

When you create a new WordPress website it’s all too easy to get excited and start creating pages, posts, adding videos and all the other things you want to do to get your site up and running. Would you like some free training on how to set up your WordPress...

Get a Mobile Website – or Get Lost (from Google)

Mobile websites are becoming increasingly important as more and more people turn to mobile devices for their internet search. Google is continuing to favour websites that are responsive – changing to be easily visible on mobile devices as well as desktops....

Security vulnerability in popular plug-in

Yoast’s WordPress SEO plug-in is one of the most popular, having been installed over 1 million times into websites around the world. So when a security vulnerability was discovered, it was time to take action. The Yoast team immediately put out a patch with a...

Update your plug-ins…or get disconnected

Software updates for plug-ins, themes and the core WordPress platform itself are issued not only to provide new and exciting functions, but also to protect your website from attack. Underlining the seriousness of the issue, WordPress.com has disconnected anyone who...