If you are running a small business (or a little bit bigger, why not), one of the things to think about is the importance of securing your website. But apart from that, if you want to connect with your customers and provide them with the means to actually make a purchase (regardless whether it is a product or a service you are selling) or just make an inquiry, you must have a contact form on your website.
As you already know if you have a WordPress powered website, WP is the biggest CMS platform in the world. It powers almost 60% of all websites while more than 28% of website content is managed by it. This means that WordPress manages over 66 million websites, while at least 17 blog posts are published through it every second.
As you must be aware, 2017 has been a cyber security nightmare. With constant and diverging cyber attacks, rare are those who can claim to have not fallen victim to black hat hackers this past year. Ransomware attacks such as WannaCry, NotPetya and Locky had the greatest effect on those who live and work in the cyberspace, but things are not so abstract as you might think. Aside from targeting vast amounts of money, cyber attacks have also come so far as to endanger people’s lives by targeting hospitals and medical equipment that keep countless people alive.
Having that kind of reach over our lives is anything but innocent, so we have come up with a comprehensive list of cyber threats to prepare for in 2018.
When it comes to web development, WordPress is king – 27% of the internet is powered by WordPress. It’s user-friendly which makes it easy for novice website administrators to make small updates to their site, such as text changes and blog posts. WordPress also offers a massive library of plugins to its users, making it completely customizable to any web development need. Moreover, all WordPress websites are also mobile and SEO-friendly. To stay current on the WordPress trends that will be extremely popular in 2018, take a look at our new infographic.
As the largest Content Management System (CMS) today, WordPress powers nearly 60% of all websites in the world. For each of those 66 and more million websites, one of the biggest concerns regarding user experience must be website loading time – the faster it loads, the more regular visitors it will have.
If you are a budding photographer, only just starting out and getting a hang of the job – or even a seasoned professional – building a website to showcase your talent and expertise is the right way to go. But, to get the most of it, you need the perfect lineup of WordPress plugins.
Since basic SEO and speed optimization plugins are a must for every website, we will focus only on those specific to photography.
2017 introduced new trends in securing WordPress powered websites. Hard gained previous experiences urge us what to do and what not to do today to avoid being the target of cyber attacks, so we have compiled these DO’s and DON’Ts you should follow if you want to keep your WordPress website safe.