I (Finally) Released an Ebook on Website Security

I say “finally” because this thing was actually written two years ago and sadly I just never got it completely finalized and posted. It’s something that I remembered from time to time but again just never managed to get it posted. About a week ago, I found the files again and it was time to […]

It’s This Pup’s Birthday

We Are 5 Years Old (35 in Dog Years) It was 5 years ago this month that I launched FatLab, LLC. The weather was just starting to get cold in Northern Virginia and it had gotten dark depressingly early due to daylight savings when I announced to my wife that I was going to start […]

Announcement: Two New Website Maintenance Plans

For over 5 years now FatLab has offered website support, maintenance and managed WordPress hosting services to a growing client base. Today I am happy to announce two new packaged service offerings. In addition to our continued on-call web support and website maintenance services we are now offering two distinct website maintenance plans that focus […]

How To Make Sure Your Website Is Backed Up

Don’t wait until it’s too late to ensure your site really is backed up. Website Backups: Insurance Backups are set up on your website, but is your site actually being backed up regularly? Many site owners never check on their backups until they need them. Suddenly, the try to restore their site only to find […]

Why It’s Important To Do Regular Software Updates To Your Website

Skipping updates is like having an Open sign for hackers. CRITICAL: Regular Website Updates Software updates are just one of the many tasks involved in maintaining a website. Some site owners skip this step because they don’t think they’ll ever be targeted by hackers. Any site, no matter how big or small, is a potential target. […]

Batch Edits to Your Webmaster for Efficiency and Cost Savings

Keep your webmaster focused on you with batch edits. Working with Your Webmaster Efficiently You find a single problem on your site and immediately contact your webmaster to fix it. This sounds like a good idea at the time, but it could pay to wait until you have multiple edits. It’s beneficial to both you […]

The Personalization of Web Support

Web support, unlike say… auto repair, differs for each and every instance. There are no serial numbers and no one part fits all. Unlike getting your car repaired it is not matter of whether a certain part is is in stock or determining the make, model and year. Within Web development there are a million […]