WordPress Visual Editors can be powerful tools but I hate them! The pros and cons of such tools.
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 […]
What is PHP? Let’s geek out a little bit here, if you don’t mind. For those who don’t know, PHP is a programming language that popular web platforms/CMS’ are written in, WordPress and Drupal for example are written in PHP. PHP is an open source language and like most software is updated and modified over […]
“High Availability” means that each database has 2 replicas and if one of those were to have a problem the other two remain online and the hosted websites are unaffected. This also aids in website load times.
An update to an article I wrote exactly 2 years ago. Many of the challenges remain the same but the stakes are much higher as Google penalizes those sites that are not SSL compliant.
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 […]
Staying updated is a vital part of monitored maintenance. Some site owners think all they have to do is add new content to their site and they’re done. It’s not nearly as simple as that. To keep a site running smoothly, you need monitored maintenance to take care of all the behind the scenes tasks. […]
30,000 new sites are hacked daily. Don’t let it happen to you. WordPress: A Hacker’s Target The increasing number of sites using WordPress has made the platform a target for hackers. It doesn’t matter how small or large the site is. If you don’t take steps to secure your site, it could be hacked. With some […]
A Little History In 2015 I made it part of our standard WordPress hosting service to utilize a firewall service from Sucuri. If you curious to what this is you can see my blog post here about the service and how it helps keep your website safe from hacking and denial of service attacks. Speeding […]
I don’t do a lot code snippets but I figured someone might find this useful. dashicons.min.css is a set of icons mostly used in the WordPress admin. Some themes load them on the front-end is well (or maybe it is default, I really don’t know). However if you are not taking advantage of these icons (such […]