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Guard Against WordPress Vulnerabilities With Scanners, Theme & Plugin Security Best Practices

If it seems as if WordPress websites are hacked more often than others, there’s some truth to that theory. WordPress vulnerabilities are common – the security firm Sucuri found that a significantly large portion of websites compromised during the first three months of 2016 ran on WordPress. Sucuri investigated 11,485 compromised sites, and 78% of […]

Recent WordPress-Based Website Hacks: The Panama Papers, The Redirect Hack, & More

Not a month goes by – sometimes not a week – without news of a hack into WordPress sites. With WordPress security, the suspected actors may change, as do the victims, but more often than not, the hack itself boils down to the bad guys either exploiting a new vulnerability or taking advantage of lax […]

How To Speed Up Your WordPress Website: Make Fewer http Requests, Add Expires Headers, gzip Compression and More

Poor website performance is expensive. According to Kissmetrics, an e-commerce site making $100,000 per day can lose up to $2.5 million a year for every extra second of load time. Fortunately, learning how to speed up your website and make big performance gains doesn’t have to be complicated. The first step, covered in What You […]

Free Guide: 30 WordPress SEO Tips You Need To Know

It’s no secret how popular WordPress is and for good reason. Given that, you probably spend a significant part of your workweek building WordPress sites for clients – but are you doing everything you can to make sure those sites are SEO ready? If you’re ignoring search engine optimization best practices, like those in our […]

"Out-Freaking-Standing" – A Customer Success Story

As Doland White, CEO of Rapid Crush, explains, his company doesn’t do anything unless they can CRUSH it! That sentiment starts with their choice of web host – Liquid Web. In this customer success story, we explore how Rapid Crush has been “crushing it” with Liquid Web. A customer of ours for about three years […]

How to Manage WordPress Plugins & Protect Your Site

The number one security issue with WordPress is third party plugins and themes, and the number one problem with those WordPress plugins and themes is site owners (like your clients) who don’t keep them up to date. New versions of WordPress plugins may very well include security patches, and the more versions that are skipped, […]

7 Ways to Improve Page Load Time on WordPress – and Prove It to Your Clients!

Developing a beautiful website that makes your client happy is goal #1. However, creating a great website doesn’t stop at aesthetics. You also want to set them up for success with a blazing fast site that will maximize conversions, improve rankings, and give your client’s visitors an amazing user experience. Improved page load time is […]