Posts by Anthony Exeter

How to Deal with Referral Spam on Your WordPress Website

As a business, getting found online is more difficult than ever. Companies spend a lot of money on SEO strategies and content marketing to improve their Google page ranking and show up in search results. While honest entrepreneurs and businesses spend time and money for these purposes, unscrupulous people try to take advantage of their…

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The Most Frequent Mistakes Made When Managing a WordPress Website

Your WordPress website is ready and live online. Now you can start projecting a professional online brand, and highlighting your services or products for your business or organisation without any worries. Not really. Websites, just like a company head office, needs to be managed and maintained periodically. Otherwise, they can fall victim to hackers, open…

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Types of Cyber Attacks on WordPress Websites

WordPress is the most popular site building platform, both for business websites and for personal blogs. Unfortunately, this popularity attracts the attention of hackers as well. Every day, these cyber criminals from all over the world attempt to gain control over a website, out of sheer malice or for monetary gain. In some cases, sensitive data…

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3 common ways hackers target WordPress websites

Before we even talk about how hackers target WordPress websites, we first need to address the obvious question: Why would they even want to? After all, your average WordPress website belonging to a home-based business or personal blogger doesn’t contain sensitive information (like credit card details, or passwords) worth stealing. Right? Correct. But stealing sensitive…

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5 simple ways to secure your WordPress site

Anyone’s who’s had a website designed and built by us knows WordPress is our platform of choice. We love it because it’s fast, is constantly being developed and improved, and is infinitely extensible (you can start with a very simple website – and it can grow with your business). WordPress is so popular these days,…

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The crazy domain situation that crippled my friend’s business

The first we knew there was trouble afoot was when Ant noticed woogsworld.com was down. We immediately freaked out because we host that site, and it belongs to one of Australia’s biggest bloggers. There was nothing wrong with the server, however. Further investigation revealed … the domain had expired. I laughed to myself because it’s the kind…

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Why your website should have an SSL certificate

If you have an e-commerce website, you’ll be familiar with the need for your website to have an SSL certificate to make it secure. It’s absolutely mandatory when people are sharing their credit card details with you along with other sensitive information. (How do you know a website is secure? In the address bar you will…

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