WordPress upgrades are an important part of regular website maintenance. The process can sound a little daunting at first, but it's really pretty straightforward, especially with the use of some third-party tools that make the process even easier. Here's our recommendation for a WordPress upgrade … Read more about A WordPress upgrade process that works
Congratulations, you’ve launched your new website! You spent time working with your internal team or an external partner to define your goals, identify your target market, and create a website built around those goals and market. And now it’s launched, so you’re done… right? Wrong. Websites … Read more about My website launched. Now what?
One of the weakest areas in any website, WordPress websites included, tends to be the password. Of course, as a professional, it's easy for me to tell clients that their password should be secure. But it can be a pain to keep track of all those passwords! Enter LastPass. LastPass is a safe … Read more about Secure passwords made easy
Think about a time when you've been working on an important file—a year-end report, maybe, or a strategic plan that's taken weeks or months to develop. Ever felt that panic of wondering if you had saved the document recently, or finding that you'd accidentally saved over work that now you can't get … Read more about Why and how to backup your WordPress site
You may have heard that your website needs to be more secure. So if you change it from http to https, does that really make it more secure? Is that something you need to do? And what's all the talk about that helping your Google ranking? The bare minimum First, let's talk about the bare minimum as … Read more about Do you need to change your website to https?
Ever clicked on a link on a website and got the dreaded "Page not found" or "Object not found" error message? Those are called 404 error messages, and they can be frustrating! Not only do they cause frustration, but if there are too many of them on a particular website, Google will start to penalize … Read more about Working with broken links in WordPress
In general, one of the advantages to having a website is that it gives you a 24/7 online presence without having to actually be available 24/7. In the for-profit world, that means people can make impulse decisions on their own schedule. In the nonprofit world, that translates to the ability to … Read more about Adding a donate button to your WordPress website
It's uncomfortable to think about whether or not your WordPress website could get hacked. Unfortunately, 73.2% of WordPress installations are vulnerable to attack, according to WP WhiteSecurity. Experienced hackers have no trouble finding ways to exploit the vulnerabilities of WordPress and the … Read more about 6 ways to secure your WordPress site