Divi 2.4: The Pros & Cons

Elegant Themes has been a game changer in the industry for many years. Not only do they offer a very inexpensive entry point to access a wide variety of themes, they also have pushed the envelope in traditional theme options and content customization. They started...

Important Update: WordPress 4.2.2

It’s been a busy couple of months in the web development and hosting business. Several new exploits have been discovered and hackers have been ravishing websites all over the world. WordPress has released several updates in the last few weeks as they rapidly...

Is Google penalizing your ranking for not being mobile-friendly?

Starting yesterday (4/21/15), Google will take your site’s “mobile-friendliness” into account when providing search results to mobile devices. This means your site may rank lower on Google searches from cell phones and tablets if they don’t...

WordPress Security Update: GravityForms

We are continuing to see WordPress sites being hacked through a security hole in the popular Gravity Forms plugin. The latest security update to Gravity Forms was released last Friday, March 27th.  Prior versions are vulnerable and allow attackers to upload malicious...

WordPress Site Automatic Updates – starting at $5/mo.

Most of the security problems and site failures we see on WordPress sites are caused by old versions of WordPress or plugins. WordPress and the major plugin developers typically stay very current with known security issues, but the updates only work if they are...

Don’t forget to update your plugins

Last week we helped restore a WordPress site that had been hacked. The WordPress version was relatively current, but one of the plugins was old, and the hacker had used a weak spot in the plugin to vandalize the site. Most plugins are simple and don’t cause...