The right way to update your plugins

Outdated plugins leave you vulnerable While there are plugin updates that exist purely to add new features + functionality to a plugin, there are just as many that fix security issues. Which is why plugin updates are crucial to take care of as an online entrepreneur. If you have a staging site, follow the steps […]

Increase your media upload limits

I do have a couple tiny disclaimers to point out before we dig into the nerdy bits of this tutorial. Increasing your media upload size does have consequences for your site speed. If you are uploading giant files (like video or huge graphics), you will slow your site down. Be mindful as to how much […]

Is your website loading fast enough?

Know your starting point Before we dig in to getting your site to load faster, we need to know what you’re working with. Head to Pingdom, my favorite free site speed tester, and paste in your URL to start the test. You’ll get loads of data + info, but right now we care about 2 […]

Automatic WordPress site backups

Those that have a backup of their site are leaps ahead of other online entrepreneurs that don’t store a copy of their WordPress site in case of emergency. And anyone who has a calendar or to do list reminder to run a fresh update every month or so is even further ahead. The business owner […]

Run plugin updates without taking down your site

Outdated plugins leave you vulnerable While there are plugin updates that exist purely to add new features + functionality to a plugin, there are just as many that fix security issues. Which is why plugin updates are crucial to take care of as an online business owner. If your site has a staging version, follow […]

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