Do you have website downtime? Do you know when your website is down and unavailable to your customers and potential customers? Did you answer No, or I don't know? You probably do, but your not likely sitting at your computer staring at your website and clicking refresh every minute to make sure your website is up. If your website is important to the growth of your business, then it is important that you are aware of any downtime and how long that downtime last. Every minute your site … [Read more...] about Website Downtime: How much do you really have?
If you just answered, "My hosting provider!", you really need to read this! Here's the most common scenario. You just updated your WordPress website and now you're seeing a White Screen of Death or maybe your design is messed up. Maybe you just see a few fatal error messages and can't access the WP Admin. Now what!?Some people might call their hosting provider to see if they can undo what they just did or if they can restore the site from a backup. Most hosting companies have backups, or the … [Read more...] about Who’s Backing Up Your WordPress Website?
In the last seven days I've helped a total of ten clients get their hacked WordPress site back online after hackers made a mess with malware and other redirects. In some cases it's a simple process ... Just run Sucuri's Website Malware Removal tool through the site and it will clean it up. However, in other cases there's a bit more to it than that! For example, I had one that was so badly hacked they had hijacked the login page which required over taking the wp-admin directory with a custom … [Read more...] about Hacked WordPress Site? Read this NOW!
If you're trying to move to GoDaddy's Managed WordPress hosting solution and you've tried the auto migration but it keeps failing here's what you do next. If you have NOT tried the auto migration, go here to try that first! Side note: GoDaddy does offer a "tutorial" here, but just following it requires a level of difficulty. The reason I don't recommend doing a typical manual migration is because there are a couple files and database elements that are important to Managed WordPress, and … [Read more...] about Migrating to GoDaddy Managed WordPress