Change is the New Big at Google. The search engine giant tweaks its search algorithms hundreds of times every year to create a win-win situation for everyone in the cyberworld. What remains constant however, is the focus on maintaining seamless user-experience and engaging content across all devices and target markets.
Do you remember when YouTube first started? No one was sure of how to use the site, let alone build business through the video sharing site. Boy have times changed. Today video is a key part of your marketing strategy.
If you own a small business, you know that you have to be very smart about reaching out to both current and future customers. After all, making your presence known in and around town is really the only way that you can compete with the big boys that would otherwise tower over you.
HipHop Virtual Machine, or HHVM for short, is taking the PHP world – you know, the programming language WordPress is written in – by storm. It is an open source PHP execution engine created by the good folks at Facebook and version 3 of it was recently released. It’s a big deal and you should care even if you’re not a developer or a system administrator.
There are times when a picture can tell you more about something than any words can do. Certainly, if you run a WordPress blog, you know just how important the use of images can be in order to bring whatever you are posting to life.
Bitcoin has taken the world by storm ever since its inception on January 5, 2009. It’s been busy in those five short years, having been called the currency of the future, a threat to central banking systems, and we’ve even seen China, Russia, and most other governments put restrictions on Bitcoin transactions.
The cyber world is mobile friendly, and if you’re ignorant about the mobile responsiveness and capabilities of your WordPress websites, you could jeopardize your reach to as many as 80 percent of global internet traffic.
We’re happy to announce that we released our first of (hopefully) many WordPress freebies! It’s called Infinite Slider and it’s a free WordPress slider that’s built on a unique idea of featuring a horizontally scrollable set of tiles made up of your WordPress site’s featured images.
WordPress website security is a hot topic – a tough job, but someone’s got to do it. And considering the number of WordPress vulnerabilities materializing rather frequently, maintaining website security has to be an ongoing and multi-layered process. Hosting providers are no longer responsible for holding the last line of defense, and website owners are expected to fortify their online business with thick walls, tall defense structures and deep trenches.
Despite earning itself a shame-worthy award title of ‘Pwnie for Mass 0wnage’ at the BlackHat security convention in 2008, WordPress has developed into a surprisingly popular content management system (CMS) through the years. WordPress security breaches are still the fodder feeding the journalistic cannons in the tech blogosphere though.
WordPress is easy. A simple platform lifting some 20 percent of the Web on its shoulders, loved by the cyber world’s virtuous and evils alike. But tiny cracks and pinholes in the WordPress system have made it a hacker’s best friend, leaving many unwary, heedless and unmindful online business owners walking the lonely roads to digital hell. Yet, cranking up the security on WordPress sites to shut the door on cybercriminals takes little efforts in the right direction. And here is a short, multi-tier Kinsta primer on WordPress security to help aspiring online businesses and individuals protect their digital investments.