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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 meansĀ 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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Is WordPress Secure?

Whenever we talk about WordPress and security, it’s important to address one question right off the bat. How secure is WordPress? The answer is, WordPress is one of the most secure web publishing applications available, and that is due to WordPress’ open-source status. Now, this might seem contradictory. If the source code for WordPress is […]

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Why backups are important to your business (and your life!)

Often when this conversation arises, the most common response is usually… “…oh I know I should but haven’t got round to it yet” Many of the benefits of having backups – whether they are digital or hard copies – are transferable in your personal life too. When I talk about backups, I’m referring to a […]

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Inspirational North-East mums shortlisted for top business awards

I would love to share this press piece, written by Lucy Richardson from Express North magazine, about the finalists in the North East for the Mumpreneur UK, Conference and Awards 2015. A CHOCOLATIER, a fancy dress retailer, a website designer and an accommodation provider for foreign students are amongst the inspirational women from across the […]