sFTP – Why you must you this

FTP, the file transfer protocol, is one of the oldest systems we have on the internet. It is a simple way to transfer files between two systems. Typically you use it to upload files to Hackers can listen to FTP traffic your web server and for this, it works very…

Lets Encrypt pass 100 million free ssl sites installs

Let’s Encrypt has reached a milestone: we’ve now issued more than 100,000,000 certificates. When Let’s Encrypt’s service first became available, less than 40% of page loads on the Web used HTTPS. It took the Web 20 years to get to that point. In the 19 months since we launched, encrypted…

Backups / cron jobs fail ? How to clear and reset them.

If you are trying to use a backup, or another Cron job that fails, it may be because there is a queue of job and one failed. This is an error message shown from our backup plugin – updraft plus. You can install this free plugin show below to view…

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…

My database ‘Crashed’ what do I do?

OK, so you have error messages. Your current database is corrupted, but it will not fix and therefore you can not get into admin – what do you do? – Have you a backup? – but how do you access it? If you are working on fixing a live site, then…

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