Trying to decide between a dedicated WordPress maintenance company and hiring an Upwork freelancer to take care of your site is tricky. It’s difficult to weigh your options and effectively compare the two, and making the wrong choice could negatively impact your budget, website, or both.
Security is vital to your site’s overall health. While tools like backup plugins can be beneficial, they won’t protect you from external threats. Fortunately, you can keep malicious actors at bay with Cloudflare on your side.
In this article, we’ll introduce Cloudflare and show you three ways that this software can benefit your website.
As WordPress (WP) websites become increasingly advanced, so does the security that goes into keeping your site safe. But if security updates are good, then why might your site still break down after performing an update?
Throughout 2017, WordPress released a total of 21 updates, with 33% of those releases (7) being security related.
You’re ready to launch your online shop – you have stunning product photos, compelling descriptions, and the WooCommerce plugin to make it all run smoothly. However, before you can hang your virtual open sign, you need to set up a payment gateway. There are many options to choose from, and it can be hard to determine which one is right for you.
One of the best ways to get your WordPress website on more people’s radar is to increase its performance. Quick loading times can improve the User Experience (UX) and boost your search rankings. However, building a secure and fast site is challenging.
How to Fix the “Your PHP Installation Appears to Be Missing the MySQL Extension Which Is Required by WordPress” Error
One of the most frustrating parts of troubleshooting a WordPress website is when you’re not sure what’s causing the problem. However, some error messages can be very informative, which helps you pinpoint the source of the error. That’s precisely the case when it comes to the message: “Your PHP installation appears to be missing the MySQL extension which is required by WordPress”.
If you see that particular error, there’s a narrow set of causes that could be behind it.
WordPress powers over 35% of the internet. It’s not surprising that hackers constantly try to compromise the platform. As a website owner, it’s your responsibility to make sure those efforts don't impact your site. But that's no easy task considering how often new vulnerabilities are discovered.