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WordPress 5.7 released

WordPress 5.7 released WordPress Hosting and Maintenance

WordPress 5.7, the first release in 2021 has been named “Esperanza” in honour of Esperanza Spalding, a modern musical prodigy. You can find out more about Esperanza here. With version 5.7, Wordpress brings new colours, Speed optimisations and Gutenburg builder tweaks. Editor updates Font size adjustments in more places: Font changes can now be made … Read more

Critical Vulnerability Found in WooCommerce Upload Files

Critical Vulnerability Found in WooCommerce Upload Files WordPress Hosting and Maintenance

In December, the Wordfence team was notified of a possible 0-day vulnerability in the WooCommerce Upload Files Plugin. This add-on has over 5,000 installations. This plugin is a seperate plugin from the main WooCommerce plugin and is designed as an add-on to the main WooCommerce plugin. Wordfence notified the plugins developer back in December and … Read more

Medium security vulnerability fixed in user profile mode plugin

Medium security vulnerability fixed in user profile mode plugin WordPress Hosting and Maintenance

On the 15th February 2021, Wordfence discovered a medium threat security vulnerability in the plugin called User Profile Picture. The WordPress Plugin has been installed on over 60,000 sites. The vulnerability if left unpatched makes it possible for authenticated users with the upload_files capability to obtain sensitive user information. The plugin has since released a … Read more

Why a Combined Service Is the Best for You

Website design

Businesses and brands that want to take their online presence to the next level generally choose a more specialised approach when it comes to website management. In this effort, a web design specialist is hired to overhaul the website’s look and improve the user experience a website provides, while a search engine optimisation (SEO) agency … Read more

5 Causes of a Slow WordPress Site (And How to Fix Them)

5 Causes of a Slow WordPress Site (And How to Fix Them) WordPress Hosting and Maintenance

When it comes to running a website, speed and ease of use are a top priority. In the age of super-fast internet, users’ expectations tend to be high and their level of patience quite low. People will typically wait between 5-10 seconds for a site to load. Any longer and you risk them assuming there’s … Read more

Keep Your WordPress Site Fast and Updated, 3 Steps You Can Do

Keep Your WordPress Site Fast and Updated, 3 Steps You Can Do WordPress Hosting and Maintenance

When it comes to any sites, speed matters. You may lose a visitor if your site tends to load slowly. Google hates slow-loading websites too! It can be attributed to a network or a site hosting problem. One reason WordPress is a quite popular hosting site is its regular site updates. A site with regular … Read more

Why You Must Update WordPress, Plugins, and Themes

Why You Must Update WordPress, Plugins, and Themes WordPress Hosting and Maintenance

If you’re running a business, the chances are that your website is built on WordPress. It’s a popular platform for hosting, offering you endless choices for plugins and themes. Unfortunately, many people don’t realise that constant updates are necessary to keep your website running smoothly.  Black hats (hackers) constantly discover ways to get through themes … Read more

How Caching Helps You Build a Faster Website – What to Know

When you cache a website, you help it load faster the next time you visit. Caching is the process of storing images and HTML pages on a designated space to ease the load on the website’s server and reduce lag. Caches are essentially copies of websites.  In the real world, a cache is a place … Read more