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6 Things You Should Know About A WordPress Website

June 6, 2019
what you should know about a WordPress website

As many of you know, creating, maintaining and working with WordPress websites is one part of my online technology services.  I’m often contacted to fix issues on websites that other web designers have built.  Sometimes clients need things added, like sign up forms.  Usually they contact me because things aren’t working the way they are…

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DIY Websites: Just Because You Can Build It, Should You?

July 19, 2018
DIY Websites should you create one?

On YouTube I’m constantly being bombarded with ads for Wix. In their videos they make creating a website look so simple. It’s not just Wix either, there are plenty of other website builders who crow about how easy it is to create DIY websites. But is it? Really? It depends on your expectations. Is a…

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ReVisited: SSL Certificates and the “This Website is Not Secure” Message

March 22, 2018
ssl certificate

Less than a year ago I penned the post “What You Should Know About The “This Website is Not Secure” Message. The post discussed the message that some browsers display if a website SSL certificate is not being used.  Today I’m revisiting it because things have changed. In my original post when posing the question…

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What You Should Know About The “This Website is Not Secure” Message

June 19, 2017

[Please see my ReVisited post as things have changed drastically since the writing of this post] If you use the Chrome or Firefox browsers, you may have been alarmed by a new message that can be found in your browser address bar. Both browsers are now announcing that websites that do not have a security…

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Why I ‘Cheated’ on Headway and What I Learned

June 9, 2016

Sometimes even though you are totally sold on a product or service and use it exclusively you start to wonder if something new has come along in the interim and you’re missing out. What if the next great thing has been discovered and you’re so stuck in your ways that you’re missing out. This was…

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3 Valid Reasons for Not Having a Website for Your Business

April 28, 2016

In light of my recent post admonishing businesses for relying on Facebook as their online presence the title of this post may sound a bit strange.  For those of you who thought I was being a bit harsh about the need for a website I decided to see if I could find any reasons at…

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The Panama Papers Breach: Don’t Blame WordPress

April 11, 2016

Last Thursday, WordFence revealed on their blog that the Mossack Fonseca data breach that resulted in the Panama Papers was possibly initiated via an outdated WordPress slider plugin.  They have since done an update regarding the breach as it relates to WordPress.  I’m sure many people are shocked that Mossack Fonseca wasn’t only running an…

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