Facebook and Instagram tips and tricks

Welcome to 2017! Hope everyone had a nice bit of time off work and with family and enjoyed the festivities. In the last couple of month’s, I’ve made some quick video’s on Facebook and Instagram, as I found a lot of questions were being asked over and over, on Facebook Groups especially. Here are those […]

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Costs involved with starting an eCommerce website

There are a lot of things to consider when opting to start a new eCommerce website. I often have to ask the same questions to clients looking to expand their business – so I thought I’d make a blog post about it! 🙂 One of the main areas that you need to consider is on-going […]

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Limit WordPress admin access

Following on from Part 3 about usernames and passwords, let me show you a really simple trick that will dramatically improve the security of any WordPress site you’ll ever work with. You already know that when you set up your WordPress site, the account that you set up for the WordPress site is an Administrator […]

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WordPress Backups and Logins

Backing up WordPress An important part of data security, whether it be your own data on a computer, on an external drive, on a disk, or in this case, a website running WordPress on the web, is to have a proper backup routine in place. When you run a WordPress site, there’s always a risk […]

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Keeping WordPress up to date

As of Version 3.7, WordPress ships with automatic maintenance and security updates. That means if you have a live WordPress site on the web, and a new maintenance and security update comes out, let’s say 3.9.2, then your WordPress site should automatically update to this new version. This is part of the process of making WordPress […]

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