Disaster plan or success planning your website.

Disaster plan or success planning your website.

With the latest developments on Meltdown and Spectre, do you have a disaster plan in place for your website?
What if your site suddenly becomes overwhelmingly popular?

The same information should be gathered in a proactive manner to protect your sites future, whether it is for disaster or success. The “what if” plan should be a part of your sites life blood as you grow your digital footprint. We discuss what I include in my own “what if” packet that I store in my safe. I also cover some options to help with a sudden burst of site traffic, to help prevent your site from going offline.

Backup and Archive your website in preparation of the New Year.

Backup and Archive your website in preparation of the New Year.

Backup and Archive your website in preparation of the New Year. What is the difference between a Backup and a Archive? A backup is for short term recovery. This means a backup is likely a more current snapshot in time. Often a backup will be done daily/weekly/monthly. You should be able to restore your site … Read moreBackup and Archive your website in preparation of the New Year.

Dealing with a hacked website and Malware types.

Dealing with a hacked website

Dealing with a hacked website and Malware types. Virus/Malware/Ransomware/etc….Covering the differences and how they might affect you. Definitions resourced from Comodo   Differences between them all. Malware – Malware is software written specifically to infect the target host system. Subcategories of Malware include. Virus – Virus is a specific type of malware by itself. It … Read moreDealing with a hacked website and Malware types.

3 Free WordPress Managed Solutions

3 FREE WORDPRESS MANAGED SOLUTIONS

Minimum options needed for hosting and hosting further explained. Space (disk space) Small plans normally start at about 10G of disk space. Roughly 200 hours of music per month. Bandwidth (network connections) Small plans normally accommodate up to 10,000 unique visitors per month. SSL free or paid option. A way to upload, add or modify … Read more3 Free WordPress Managed Solutions

Web hosting one click installers, David Anderson of Canvas Host talks domains

web hosting podcast

Web Hosting Podcast episode 3 News / security WordPress plugin with 200,000 installs has a backdoor – Display Widgets version 2.6.1 and 2.6.3 https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/backdoor-found-in-wordpress-plugin-with-more-than-200-000-installations/ ransom-ware outbreak Company agrees to pay $1 million in bitcoin to unlock 157 web servers. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/south-korean-web-hosting-provider-pays-1-million-in-ransomware-demand/ CloudFlare now includes apps June 27th – https://blog.cloudflare.com/cloudflare-apps-2/ Some of the great apps on cloudflare … Read moreWeb hosting one click installers, David Anderson of Canvas Host talks domains

Free SSL/TLS for your web site, Caching options for your web site

SSL/tls What is ssl and tls. – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transport_Layer_Security Auto ssl in cpanel – https://blog.cpanel.com/autossl/ Other free SSL sites – Lets encrypt https://letsencrypt.org/ Google will penalize page rankings if SSL is not used as well as mark pages without HTTPS as non-secure. Caching In episode one we discussed gzip compression and using cache control headers (expires … Read moreFree SSL/TLS for your web site, Caching options for your web site

Picking a web host, gzip compression, expires and headers

Web Hosting Podcast: Episode 1 What is it you are going to be hosting?  A Blog, eCommerce website, funny cat pictures or something that is mission critical and requires 100% uptime?  Depending on the answer there could be millions of different options….. Current google search for “Web Hosting” results in 115 Million results.  How do … Read morePicking a web host, gzip compression, expires and headers