Posts Tagged ‘WordPress Guy Blog’
What is a WordPress Backup? And Why Do I Need One?
The simple answer to this question is this. A WordPress backup is a copy of your website and database stored in a secure location. The longer explanation we have outlined below. But before we get into that, lets answer a couple of reasons why you need a WordPress backup. Why Do I Need to Backup…Read More
What is WordPress Security? A Brief Look
In this article, we will discuss the steps you must take to arm yourself against unlawful site invaders! Why is this so important? Because it takes more than the right DaVinci cryptex level password to keep the wrong people out of your website. These wrong doers are everywhere! Just watching and patiently plotting to take…Read More
What is WordPress Maintenance? A 5 Step Overview
Once you have installed and built your WordPress website, it is essential that you keep your updates fresh. Your WordPress site will require the same level of love, attention, and maintenance that goes into a car. Think about what happens to your car when you miss oil changes, ignore funny sounds, and don’t change your…Read More
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Payment Invoice – Scam Mcafee Invoice Email
The payment invoice scam email is just one of the latest emails I have gotten. The scammers phone # is 903-493-9025, so if you see this mark it as spam.Read More
Speed Testing the 10 Best WordPress Chat Plugins
TL;DR – I tested 10 chat plugins for speed results and found Tidio to be the fastest one that meets my needs, plus it has a phone app. Pick 3 for yourself and test each of them. Chat with us if you have any issues. Table below for faster reading & sorting:Read More
What happens to your website if your host catches on fire?
TL;DR – A web host caught on fire, I freaked out. I worried about backups of my site and each of my clients. Realized I had a solid plan. Now I question everyone reading this if they have a backup plan. If not, then call/email me.Read More
Recent Equifax Hack Affecting Millions
I am actually on my honeymoon currently, but I have been watching the news due to the Hurricane Irma that just hit Georgia, where we live. In that news is something else major out of Atlanta which is the Equifax security and data breach, which I have been sharing info via our Facebook site. Someone…Read More
WordPress Ransomware Found in Attacks on WordPress Websites
This just in, WordPress is now the target of Ransomware creators! I want to give you the quick run down of what I learned today, which you can just listen to in the video above. Recently, the Wordfence team has seen ransomware being used in attacks targeting WordPress. They are currently tracking a ransomware variant…Read More
WordPress Help – Your WP Guy – Video Intro
Your WP GUY Intro Transcription We suck at making videos we are excellent at WordPress maintenance. By the way I’m using PowerPoint to make this look partially snazzy. Recently we had a client that had an issue due to their WordPress theme update crashing their site. How many times does this happen to you? In…Read More