Yes, we love WordPress — almost as much as we love our Starbucks coffee. I’m sure you wondered what a tall, skinny, caramel machiatto is, during your first Starbucks visit. After a few visits you know it’s not that complicated. Understanding how to use WordPress is a similar experience. Initially you won’t know what a post or a page or a widget is, however you’ll soon be very comfortable using WordPress, especially with these three beginners guides: Getting Started with WordPress: Yes, they created it so they should have the right stuff. Start with this guide. WordPress.tv also contains many videos, including, Writing […]
If a hacker wants to access your site, then it is almost impossible to prevent him/her from doing this. Just ask, Sony and digital security firm, RSA. BUT, don’t leave the door open like most people do. Let me share the secret now: Use a password generator to generate a secure password and then use a password storage program to recall your passwords. It is impossible to remember many secure passwords. Use technology to help you! The biggest reason that websites get hacked isn’t weak server security or necessarily very sophistication hackers, but 50% of the time it is because of […]
Let me start off by saying that using WordPress as your website’s content management system would be a great place to start! If you don’t have the energy to convert you site to WordPress then at least do the following 3 FREE things to improve your website’s visibility and SEO: Submit your website to DMOZ: Make sure your website is listed in this directory. All the major search engines use this directory, including Google, Yahoo, and AOL. It takes up to 2 weeks for your site to be approved and listed. Create a Google Local listing: If your business has […]
This is our regular “3 Tips on Friday” email. Every Friday we’ll send you 3 quick tips that will help improve your productivity, simplify your use of technology and make you more secure online. Today, 3 top web-based, and FREE tools that everybody should use: Evernote: If you haven’t heard of Evernote yet, then you are missing out. It is awesome! You can easily add notes, pdfs, webpages and photos to your new cyber-memory. Then you can access it via a web browser, Mac program, Windows program, iPhone App, iPad App, and Andriod App. It syncs all the time so […]
January 11, 2013 update: Install the follow plugin that will scan for timthumb: Timthumb Scanner August 7, 2011: WordPress security flaw, timthumb. All our customers’ WordPress installations were updated. We love WordPress and we have numerous customers running WordPress installations. Recently a significant WordPress security flaw were uncovered. You can read all about it from ZDNet, and from the creator of the plugin, Mark Maunder. As soon as we heard about this vulnerability we scanned all our server and as of Aug 6, 2011 we applied the fix to ALL WordPress installation. What should you do now? 1. […]
July 18, 2011 – The new ClickHOST.com main website launched! After months of hard, behind-the-scenes work, we finally launched the new ClickHOST.com website tonight. This new site has numerous improvements over the previous site. We worked very hard to make web hosting with ClickHOST as simple as possible. Take it for a spin, tell your friends, tweet about it, and tell us know what you think. A big shout out to Mickey and Ali of Green Mellen Media. Awesome job guys! Here is a fun launch video we created while waiting for the site to launch: If you are nostalgic […]
Here are some useful websites. Your online security is very important to us. Use these websites to improve your knowledge and awareness of internet security. Use Snopes.com to check whether an email you received from you aunt Sally or new best friend from Africa is a hoax or not. Is it only me or is my website down for everybody? You can use Zoho’s site24x7 service to check your website’s availability. SecurityCartoon.com uses humor and cartoons to teach us about internet security. There are many tools to help you generate and store secure passwords. One good one is: lastpass.com.