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WordPress Security Advice Straight from WordPress.org

Learn how to make your WordPress site more secure, with advice straight from the official WordPress Support website.

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WordPress Not Sending Email? How to Fix

How to fix the problem of WordPress not sending email.

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Why We Love Flywheel, Managed WordPress Host

Learn how managed WordPress hosting from Flywheel can make your site faster, more secure, and more reliable.

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Don't Trust Your Web Host to Back Up Your WordPress Site

Don't rely on your web host alone to back up your WordPress website. Learn why not, and how to back up: how often, where to store backups, and how long to keep backups.

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WordPress Security with Information Security Principles

Learn how to put Information Security (InfoSec) principles into practice on your WordPress website.

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6 Quick Wins to Speed Up WordPress Performance

We share 6 quick ways to speed up WordPress, and tell why you should care about your website's speed.

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Why You Don't Need WWW in Your Website Address

Should your website address start with "www"? When clients are creating a new website, they often ask me if the site should include "www" in the address. I always say no, unless your IT department has a technical reason to. For most businesses, there's no reason to bother with the "www." Let's take a closer look at why not, and the rare cases in which you probably should use "www."

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Security, Speed, & Google Rank: The Next Phase of WordPress Maintenance

What’s the next phase of WordPress Maintenance? At OptimWise, it’s improving website security, speed, and SEO.

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Why Your Website Needs SSL

Google wants your website to have SSL for search engine rankings and Chrome security warnings. Here's why you should comply.

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How to Choose a WordPress Host and Plan

Just as a house needs a strong foundation, a WordPress website needs solid web hosting. Web hosting refers to the computing resources your website runs on. Basically, you're renting a server and networking equipment so that your website has a place to "live" and a way for people to access it. Of course, it's more […]

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How To Get Uptime Alerts When Your WordPress Website Goes Down

Ever wish you could get an alert when your WordPress website goes down? I'll show you two free ways to do that. In a perfect world, your website would never go down. But, we don't live in a perfect world, and even the best hosts sometimes have outages. In those cases, wouldn't you rather know […]

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Protect Your Website with the Least Privilege Principle

In Information Technology, the Principle of Least Privilege means that people should have only the level of access and capability that they truly need. When people can access more info than they need, or have abilities that they don't need, there's a greater potential that they'll cause damage (accidentally or deliberately). Also, never underestimate the […]

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