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Using PHP 5 Becomes Dangerous in 2 Months

PHP version 5 is widely used by WordPress and many other web applications today. PHP 5 will reach end-of-life in 2 months. That means it will no longer receive security updates. A new vulnerability could be catastrophic for sites that do not migrate to the newer version of PHP. Unfortunately many WordPress sites remain on…

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Making your WordPress Site secure with SSL

NB: If the nameservers aren’t pointing to Affinity, you won’t be able to add the SSL described in this blog. Login to your Control Panel using the Client login button in the nav bar. Select the Domain you want to add the SSL certificate to. scroll down the page to Security and click the SSL/TLS…

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Apple Certificate Issue

In order to keep our platforms secure, On July 7th we renewed our SSL certificate for stackmail.com. This may have resulted in you seeing a certificate mismatch error within your mail clients. The warning seen is not that the SSL certificate is invalid or out of date, simply that it has changed because it has…

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Google forces HTTPS to make sites more secure.

Google warns website owners to switch from non-secure HTTP to HTTPS, or risk losing traffic. Google is now sending out emails to Search Console users saying that if you don’t switch from your non-secure HTTP website to HTTPS, then you risk losing traffic and have a “NOT SECURE” notification pop-up on your website for all…

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What is the difference between Managed and Dedicated WordPress Hosting?

Whilsts all our plans are run on the same Dedicated WordPress Hosting platform, Managed WordPress Hosting includes a whole raft of benefits that need doing whenever WordPress themselves, a Theme developer or a plugin Author brings out an update. We’ve all been there before, logged into our WordPress backend only to find updates pending. You’re…

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The Best 10 Image Optimisation Plugins for WordPress

Image Optimisation The Number 1 thing that slows your site down are images, as in, the image files that you display on the site. Those can be standard pictures, the elements of your site’s design, backgrounds, or whatever else. Every file that ends with .JPG, .PNG, or .GIF, that is served to visitors from your…

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10 reasons why you need managed WordPress hosting [in 2018]

You probably already know the value of having a WordPress site that loads amazingly fast and doesn’t crash when your most recent blog post goes viral. Also, you definitely want a site that has the high level of protection and can autoscale so your site remains up and fast even during your busiest time so managed…

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Getting Seo Backlinks To Your Website.

Getting SEO backlinks to your website is a long process that needs consistent attention. Link building is a pivotal part of search engine optimization (SEO). It has become more important when it comes to gaining high search results. Backlinks are one of the essential SEO factors that help increase the rankings of your website. However,…

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101 powerful ways to double the speed of your website [FREE]

Here’s a fact, if your website takes longer than 2 seconds to load, around 47% of visitors will leave without hanging around. Just imagine… 2 seconds. I mean, 2 seconds isn’t enough to do anything. Even reaching out for a sip of your tea or coffee can take longer than that. Yet somehow, those same…

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