WordPress Security

WordPress Security

We hear this one quite often. Because WordPress is open source (and so popular) it’s inherently insecure, as every hacker on the planet is going to tear it apart looking for vulnerabilities. In our opinion this is an alarmist statement. We’ve been using...
Backing up WordPress

Backing up WordPress

Having an up to date backup of important files is so important, yet it’s estimated that around a third of all computer users have never backed up their data, and around a half do so only once per year. Most people consider files like family photographs to be the...
There’s just one more thing…

There’s just one more thing…

We’ve seen this many times on the classic ‘Columbo’ series starring Peter Falk, where the homicide detective turns to leave the scene, but before he does comes out with one last line, which usually ends up being a defining moment in the...
Locking Down WordPress

Locking Down WordPress

The WordPress platform is one of the most flexible open source CMS systems available, but its popularity makes it susceptible to cyber attacks. There’s one going on right now that you may have read about on news sites like bbc.co.uk, and many webhosts have...