Just yesterday I received five phone calls from five different people who had been notified by their hosting provider or customers that their websites had malware. Some complained that their hosting provider was hacked and now they're left holding the bag and have to spend the money to fix it. Others had no idea that website malware was a thing and just wanted their sites back online. Who's responsibility is website security? The short answer, yours and the hosting provider. The hosting … [Read more...] about Website Security – What, why, and do I really need it?
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?