WordPress Maintenance

Lessons to help you maintain your WordPress website: including updates, backups, and site security.

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WordPress 5.2 Briefing

WordPress 5.2 introduces some exciting new features that are sure to make your life as a website owner less stressful. Have you ever updated a plugin or theme only to find that your website doesn’t load? That’s called the White Screen of Death (WSoD) and the new Recovery Mode should completely eliminate that anxiety-inducing experience. …

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WordPress 5.1 Briefing

WordPress 5.1 has just been released. Technically, this is considered a “major” updated, but most users won’t notice much of a change. For most site owners, that’s a good thing. This short video brings you up to speed on the latest changes. The big one is PHP version checking. But you may also notice that …

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WordPress 4.9.8 Briefing

The latest WordPress update is another one of those “minor” releases that requires careful consideration. This release presents users with an opportunity to test the new Gutenberg editor.  Is Gutenberg right for you?  Watch this update and decide for yourself.

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WordPress 4.9.6 Briefing

Typically WordPress maintenance releases include bug fixes and security patches only — not new features. But, WordPress 4.9.6 is not your typical maintenance release. In this briefing, I explain why this maintenance release includes new features and why it wasn’t numbered 5.0.  I also take you on a quick tour of the new GDPR features …

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WordPress 4.9 Briefing

WordPress 4.9 has just been released. The new version includes upgrades to the theme customizer, a new media gallery widget, and an enhanced code editor. Watch the briefing for a demonstration of the latest features.