Can My Business Really get a Great Website with some Simple Drag-And-Drop Tools? Your business needs a website. Sure, you can use Facebook and Pinterest and Instagram to communicate with your followers except you don't control those platforms. With your own website, you get complete control over your content, placement, and brand. Your website is where your potential and current customers can … [Read more...] about The Fallacy of the Easy Website Creator
Rio American High School's Band program asked me to help out with the website for their multi-award winning band program. I helped out with their site in the past when my daughters attended and before I knew much about WordPress. I offered to fix their urgent issue and look at updating their plugins and set up backups. As I talked to the parent volunteers more, I also agreed with them that the … [Read more...] about Rio Americano HS Band Website Refresh
Is your site stuck in Wordpress maintenance mode after an update? Have you seen your Wordpress site get stuck like this before? The first time I saw this it scared the crap out of me because it wouldn't go away and I couldn't get to the Wordpress admin. As far as I could tell, my site was down and there was nothing in Wordpress I could do to fix it. Next, of course, I searched online and … [Read more...] about Are you stuck in WordPress maintenance mode?
Everyone knows you need to keep your Wordpress sites backed up. You never know when updating your site might break it, or when your web host will go down, or an out of date plugin will result in a security problem. In this article I'm going to talk about why site backups are important and especially why it is important to store your website backups remotely. I'll also go through some simple steps … [Read more...] about The Secret to Secure and Reliable WordPress Backups: Part 1