Beginner’s Guide: Get a Free SSL Certificate for Your WordPress Website

Ever since Google declared SSL as a ranking factor, the demand and supply of SSL certificates have shot up! The internet is a vast network with a number of interwoven bits, and web servers power different websites, making them accessible through browsers. Unfortunately, websites are prone to phishing attacks, so web admins and bloggers wonder …

Protect Your Website Against Scams – How to Build a Secure Site

Every 39 seconds in the US, we learn that a hacker attack occurs – affecting one in three Americans. It could be a simple email from a friendly username to a call from the IRS to a website devised to conceal all personal credentials. We know that phishing attacks can happen anytime, anywhere, and to anyone.

3 Easy Ways to Edit a Footer in WordPress Like a Pro

Overview: Edit your website’s footer area to help visitors, improve SEO, and your business All top WordPress themes come with a footer widget area that’s easy to edit. However, editing the footer can be tricky because some themes do things differently than other themes. That is, how you edit a footer in one theme might …

Understanding encrypted traffic (the invisible website killer)

Inspecting encrypted traffic to avoid malicious users or programs from harming your website Traffic encryption, known officially as hypertext transfer protocol secure (HTTPS), is a method of securing the transmission of information to and from a website. It could also be the #1 killer of your website. We’re all about solving website problems and addressing …

How WordPress Has Changed Over The Past 10 Years

Overview: From the abandoned b2/Cafelog software to the world’s largest blogging platform, we’re celebrating a recent anniversary by taking a look at the evolution of WordPress! We can’t talk about the history of websites and blogging without taking into consideration the history of WordPress — blogging, websites, and WordPress are almost synonymous at this point …