Hundreds of GoDaddy-hosted sites backdoored in a single day

GoDaddy-hosted sites backdoored

In my opinion, hosting on big platforms like GoDaddy with all the features they showcase, but cost per application to use is pointless. Most website owners or developers think your secure by using the free Wordfence versions! We provide our managed dedicated servers in South Africa Xneelo and European server Hetzner to manage our client. […]

GDPR

Have your received the following Compliance test message for GDPR The domain www.domain.co.za has been analyzed by Cookiebot to determine if it is compliant with EU regulations on the use of cookies and online tracking. Your website is: Not compliant The following requirements in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the ePrivacy Directive 2009/136/EC (ePR) have […]

WordPress uninstall themes not used

Why delete WordPress themes

Make sure you are in the directory for your WordPress site, then go to the wp-content folder. Open the themes folder. Find the folder theme you wish to remove, then right-click on it and select delete. Likewise, you should clean up plugins, periodically. As plugins represent a greater number of elements you add more frequently […]

What exactly is WordPress?

WordPress (WP, WordPress.org) is a free and open-source content management system (CMS) written in PHP and paired with a MySQL or MariaDB database. Features include a plugin architecture and a template system, referred to within WordPress as Themes. Free content management system WordPress is a free content management system used to build and maintain websites. Its ease of use and […]

Fix An Automated WordPress Update has Failed to Complete

Automated WordPress Update

The following WordPress error message, “An automated WordPress update has failed to complete“, won’t go away. Not to worry, we have a solution! There are times when the WordPress core, a plugin or a theme update fails. Assuming you resolved the main issue, you might still be plagued by the constant reminder that “An automated WordPress update has […]

How to Fix WordPress Stuck in Maintenance Mode

Automated WordPress Update

Disable maintenance mode on your WordPress website using a file transfer protocol (FTP) connection or by accessing your website hosting cPanel account. Once you’ve gained access, simply remove the “.maintenance” file located within the main directory, usually under your root directory which is usually “public_html“. Alternatively, you may log into your hosting cPanel account and […]

Security flaw in File Manager Plugin.

WordPress File Manager Plugin

A critical vulnerability found in WordPress websites allowing security flaw in File Manager Plugin. The security flaw in File Manager versions ranging from 6.0 to 6.8.  The critical vulnerability resulted in hundreds of thousands exploited websites File Manager allows you to edit, delete, upload, download, zip, copy and paste files and folders directly from the […]

7 steps to updating WordPress plugins safely

We are always asked by clients Is it safe to update WordPress plugins?Should you update WordPress or plugins first?How do I update WordPress plugins?How often should you update WordPress plugins?Will updating WordPress break my site?Will updating WordPress affect my site?How do I update WordPress without losing content?How do I manually update my WordPress core? To […]

WordPress Limit Login Attempts with Akeeba Admin

WordPress Limit login attempts

Are you worried that hackers are attempting to log into your WordPress site? You’re right to be. Hackers are guessing login credentials to break into WordPress sites every minute of the day. In fact, the WordPress login page is the most attacked page on a WordPress site.  With more than 800 developments and hosting accounts, […]