Is your web hosting server secure?

Is your web hosting server secure?

Known as an expert WordPress trouble-shooter, I often receive calls from clients about hacked websites.  Recently, I received an email from an IT services company that also hosts websites for some of their clients. One of their websites was hacked and showing malware warnings. The site was also redirecting to another location. After providing the...

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5 Ways to Protect Your WordPress Website

5 Ways to Protect Your WordPress Website

WordPress is a popular content management system (CMS) used by millions of websites around the world. While it is easy to use and has many powerful features, it is important to properly protect your WordPress website. A security breach on your WordPress site can have serious consequences, including the loss of sensitive data, damage to your...

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Pay by Invoice WooCommerce Setup

Pay by Invoice WooCommerce Setup

As part of giving back to the WordPress community, I often browse WordPress and WooCommerce support forums looking for questions posed by website owners seeking to add a little additional functionality to their WordPress / WooCommerce installation. Most times, the default go-to answer provided by others is to try this theme or that plugin. I am...

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Most Common WordPress Problems

Most Common WordPress Problems

At Majaid Web Solutions, we have worked on over 350 WordPress websites. We have provided solutions to a variety of problems. Over time, we have noticed several trends when dealing with problems experienced by small business owners. It seems that four problems keep occurring resulting in clients reaching out for support. Here are the four most...

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Add extra functionality to your WordPress website

Add extra functionality to your WordPress website

WordPress is very flexible when looking to change the look and functionality of your website. You can change the theme to get a completely new look. Each theme has a set of templates that permits the customization of different areas that make up a WordPress web page. You can also add plugins to give that extra bit of functionality (that doesn’t...

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How to modify your WooCommerce online store

How to modify your WooCommerce online store

According to WordPress, over 5 million websites use the WooCommerce plugin to run their online store. In fact, WooCommerce is used by more online stores than Shopify, BigCommerce, Wix, Magento, and Weebly combined. Out of the box, WooCommerce makes it easy to set up your online store and start selling your products and services. But what happens...

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How to create a successful website

How to create a successful website

Launching a website is easy. All you have to do is signup for one of the online hosting services such as Wix, Squarespace, or GoDaddy and create your website using their page building application. Once created, you publish your new website and wait for the new clients to come pouring in. Most times however, there is nothing but crickets. Running...

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How to properly update WordPress

How to properly update WordPress

If debugging is the process of removing software bugs, then programming must be the process of putting them in.Edsger Dijkstra According to Sucuri, almost 60% on the hacked websites they fixed in 2019 had outdated software.  The WordPress security firm, Wordfence, publishes new security issues on a regular basis (typically after they notify the...

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Speed up WordPress with Cloudflare

Speed up WordPress with Cloudflare

WordPress consists of a lot of dynamic parts. When you load a page from a WordPress website, the backend software runs through a bunch of calls to load different pieces to the website. For instance, there is a call to load the header area, the footer area, the main content, and the widget area. Each request for a piece of the web page results in...

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How to secure your WordPress website

How to secure your WordPress website

There is no such thing as a 100% perfectly secured computer system. This includes websites (which run on computer systems). When looking at securing your website, it is not a matter of risk elimination but a matter of risk reduction. WordPress is no different than other website platforms. They are all open to hacking. In this article, I will look...

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