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 […]
Now that you’re running your own self-hosted WordPress site (as opposed to using WordPress.com) you’re responsible for performing updates whenever a new version of WordPress is available — and it’s critical that you do so. Updating your WordPress website is the number one defense against being hacked. Fortunately, it’s incredibly easy to perform an upgrade. You’ll learn all the details in this lesson.
If you’re looking for a WordPress security plugin, Better WP Security should be at the top of your list. The plugin is a veritable Swiss Army knife for fixing WordPress security issues. Unfortunately the huge array of settings make the plugin a bit overwhelming for most casual WordPress users. This tutorial walks you through the […]
There’s been an explosion of hacking activity in the past few months, with at least one major attack aimed squarely at WordPress websites. You may be wondering if WordPress is secure enough for a business or professional website. In this one hour webinar you’ll learn about the current state of WordPress security and what you […]
VaultPress is a hosted WordPress backup service. For a monthly fee, VaultPress ensures that your entire WordPress site is backed up and secure. In this lesson I demonstrate how VaultPress works.
BackupBuddy is an all-in-one WordPress backup and site migration tool. In this lesson I put the plugin through its paces and show you how it works.
These days, any number of disasters can take down your website: from hackers, to hardware failures, to self-inflicted damage. This lesson guides you through the process of creating your own WordPress disaster plan. Even if you think you’re prepared, there are any number of things that can go wrong with backups. If you’re using WordPress in support of your business activities you can’t afford to take a chance.