Today on episode 26, Web Hosting Podcast. WordPress 5 gets a tentative release date. I discuss a social media experiment I tried. And cloudflare celebrated its 8th birthday in style by releasing some great new features and services. WordPress 5 has a tentative release date of November 19th, 2018 Release Notes This date could … Read more WordPress 5 release date, Social Media experiment and CloudFlare turns 8.
Today on episode 23 Web Hosting Podcast. Google Chrome 68 is now out and marking sites that do not use https as not secure. We cover a great backup plugin for wordpress called UpdraftPlus, this free plugin with premium options is a great way to ensure you have a regular backup of your WordPress site. … Read more Backup WordPress with UpdraftPlus and hide the WordPress login url with WPS Hide Login.
Today on episode 17 of Web Hosting Podcast, Megan and I, dissect a website hack we have been working on. We discuss the how, the what and ways to prevent future hacks. We also discuss the defacement of webhostingpodcast.com and how I recovered the site so quickly. And remember those quick tips I use to … Read more Dissection of a WordPress hack.
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. 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 more Backup and Archive your website in preparation of the New Year.