WordPress Maintenance

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

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WordPress 4.8 Briefing

WordPress 4.8 has just been released with a small group of feature enhancements, and some under the hood improvements for people who make plugins and themes. The biggest change is the addition of a number of new media widgets. It’s now easier than ever to add photos, audio, and video to your sidebar. Watch this …

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WordPress 4.7 Briefing

WordPress 4.7 has just been released with a small group of feature enhancements, an all new default theme, and some under the hood improvements for people who make plugins and themes. Watch this video for a first look at the Twenty Seventeen theme and quick overview of the latest changes.

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WordPress 4.6 Briefing

WordPress 4.6 has just been released with a small selection of feature enhancements and some under the hood improvements for people who make plugins and themes. Watch this video for a quick overview of the latest changes before updating your website. I demonstrate a couple of new features, including one that doesn’t work the way …

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WordPress 4.5 Briefing

WordPress 4.5 has just been released with a small selection of feature enhancements and some under the hood improvements for people who make plugins and themes. Watch this video for a quick overview of the latest changes before updating your website.

WordPress Disaster Recovery and Planning Guide

If you’re running your own WordPress site it’s essential that you have a backup. But you also need a plan for dealing with any disaster. This screencast shows you how to prepare for the worst. The lesson also includes a worksheet to help you create your own disaster recovery plan.

WordPress maintenance and security tips

5 WordPress Maintenance & Security Tips For a Worry-Free New Year

Imagine the perfect year: Your website is humming along, serving up blog posts, collecting new leads, and helping you market your product or service to the world. Business is growing, and life is good. And your website is a central part of that perfect world. But here’s a dark thought: You might be one disaster …

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