Your website’s weakest security link

Your website’s weakest security link

Recent reports highlight the need for a robust security posture for business websites. While providing advice on how to make a website more secure, the results often overlook one item. This item often leads to a website’s weakest security link. The webmaster! Most...
Harden Your WordPress Website

Harden Your WordPress Website

Being the world’s most popular content management system, it is hardly any surprise that websites built using WordPress are constantly under attack. Hackers constantly attempt to log in to the backend using common username/password combinations (such as admin, test,...
Brute force attacks on the rise

Brute force attacks on the rise

I have noticed that several of the WordPress websites I manage for my clients are experiencing an increased number of brute force attacks. These attacks are an attempt to login to the WordPress backend as an administrator. Once logged in, attackers take control of the...
Mobile-first indexing has arrived

Mobile-first indexing has arrived

With the trend of more people accessing the Internet with their smartphones, Google announced that it would be moving away from a desktop indexing algorithm to a mobile-first indexing algorithm. Last year, I wrote about Google’s new mobile-first indexing plan. A...
Website structure for great SEO and UX

Website structure for great SEO and UX

Most small business owners do not give much thought to the layout of their website. But the layout of your website is very important. It is important for search engines. It is also important for your visitors. You want search engines to easily crawl and index your...
Which SSL certificate is best for your website

Which SSL certificate is best for your website

A Secure Sockets Layer certificate creates a secure connection between your website server and your visitor’s web browser. An SSL connection keeps transferred data secure, increases your Google rankings, enhances visitor trust and improves conversion rates....
Insights of Top Companies Using WordPress

Insights of Top Companies Using WordPress

As a Content Management System, WordPress is the most popular system for hosting a variety of websites. This popularity is due to it offering customizable designs, responsive mobile sites, high performance, and high security. WordPress.org boasts that some of the top...
Update your WordPress website the correct way

Update your WordPress website the correct way

In the software world, one constant is the never-ending stream of software updates. One of the dreaded update scenarios occurs when you notice available updates in the WordPress dashboard, you click on the update now button, and then you get the dreaded HTTP 500...
How a website helps a small business

How a website helps a small business

Facebook, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, and the World Bank launched a new source of data on small and medium-sized businesses. Called the Future of Business Survey, the survey looks at economic trends and provides insights that can help...
Gutenberg – the new WordPress editor.

Gutenberg – the new WordPress editor.

The makers of the wildly popular content management system are getting ready to launch WordPress version 5. Part of this updated version will be the introduction of a new editor replacing the tiny MCE editor that most people are familiar with. The Gutenberg editor is...