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10 Ways to Make Sure Your WordPress Theme is Secure and Malware-Free

Posted by Mark Fouche on Dec 11, 2019

One of the truly great things about the WordPress community is the open availability of custom themes on the market. Your theme is essentially a plug-and-play website design, saving you tons of time and development work creating a unique design of your own. Most themes can be personalised, many themes are expertly crafted.

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Topics: Website Security

Getting to know the different types of SSL Certificates

Posted by Kevin Fouche on Apr 26, 2018

SSL Certificates play an important role in website security. There are three different types of SSL Certificate available, each providing the same encryption levels, whilst vetting and verification processes differ for each. Which SSL is right for your business?

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Topics: Website Security

Maintaining Your WordPress Site: What You Need to Know

Posted by Mark Fouche on Mar 27, 2018

WordPress can seem like one of the most straightforward and user-friendly platforms on the planet. Yet even a platform as intuitive as WordPress requires regular maintenance: backups to prevent potential data loss; updates to keep your site optimized; anti-spam software to guard against comment spam; security measures to guard against hacks; and various other best practices to keep your site as good as new. Here's what you need to know about Maintaining Your WordPress Site.

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Topics: WordPress, Website Hosting, Website Security

WordPress Website Security: How to Avoid Getting Hacked

Posted by Mark Fouche on Feb 27, 2018

WordPress has become a very popular system for designing websites - and for good reason. It lets you create a professional-looking website with terrific functionality and options. However, the more popular a system is, the more likely it is to be targeted by hackers. Here's what you need to know about WordPress Website Security.

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Topics: Website Security

What is an SSL Certificate And Do I Need One for My Website?

Posted by Mark Fouche on Aug 17, 2017

So, your business has just launched a new website.  It looks great, and you’re getting lots of compliments from customers—until one calls you up and asks, “Why does Chrome say your site’s not secure?” 

You’re dumbfounded.  You answer, “Of course it’s secure—what are you talking about?”  So, you look up your site in Chrome.  Turns out your concerned customer was right.  Chrome is telling your customers and prospective customers that their personal data—like credit card information—isn’t safe on your site.  “Why,” you wonder, “are they saying my site’s a danger to my customers?”

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Topics: Website Design, Website Security