Having WordPress auto update? – How to turn on/off and why.

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WordPress now has the ability to auto update the core software when a new release is out. This has been rather a controversial issue among developers, but the default state is now that your WordPress will update automatically. Why such a big issue? – We get countless windows updates, even Apple,…

Dont Trust your web host for email

Web hosting companies are not good at email. The argument is very simple. Your web host is setup to host websites. Hopefully, you are using a premium WordPress hosting service to deliver some quality WordPress hosting services. That still does not make them good at email. The average, no, every…

Lost Facebook shares when you went SSL ? – Oh dear!

Oh Dear!

Facebook sees the SSL and non-SSL versions of the same page as different. This means that page counts for shared pages seem to be lost. Your site should still redirect people to the new version of the page, but the Facebook link will be lost. However, there is a Facebook…

Why does WordPress get hacked – is it safe? (spoiler: It is )

WordPress is an open source application. That means that hackers can pour over it looking for issues. Developers and others wishing to prove their worth also look for any way to break, write a fix  and then protect the system. There are many more WordPress developers than hackers. This probably makes…

Feather SVG images now ready for WordPress

SVG are a special format of the image. They are mathematical lines and shapes that define the image. This means that for simple logotype images and icons, they are very data efficient. They are also scalable to any size without loss of quality because they are just a mathematical formula. The main…

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