You need HTTPS on your website. It encrypts all data sent to and from your web server, which is especially important if visitors are handing over contact details or payment information. But there’s more to website security than encryption. Continue Reading It Takes More than HTTPS to Make Your Website Secure
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We have a reduced panel for this weeks WP-Tonic round-table show (Jonathan Denwood and Sallie Goetsch) but I feel we still did a great job of covering this week WordPress news stories.
The post 227 WP-Tonic: Setting Up Nameservers and DNS Record Types appeared first on WP-Tonic: WordPress Support & Small Fixes. Continue Reading 227 WP-Tonic: Setting Up Nameservers and DNS Record Types
I spent entirely too much time trying to update MX records on Cloudflare to work with SiteGround instead of GoDaddy. Since I couldn’t find a tutorial about how to make it work, I decided to write one. Continue Reading Updating Cloudflare DNS to Use SiteGround’s MX What happens when you need to change MX records on Cloudflare?
I am an incurable pedant, and I cringe whenever I hear someone refer to the 1990s as “before the Internet.” Especially when they’re old enough to know better. Continue Reading Not to be confused with the World Wide Web A pedantic pet peeve about misuse of the term “Internet”
Is your site overwhelmed by bots? Add this code to your .htaccess file and tell bots to go crawl themselves: it points all bots but the ones you specify to localhost. Continue Reading How to Tell Bots to Go Crawl Themselves