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How to create Facebook tabs in WordPress

Author: ; Published: Aug 8, 2011; Category: Managed Hosting, WordPress; Tags: , ; No Comments

FaceBook has become a popular means for businesses to communicate with their customers; so much to the extent that if there’s a politician, they are on FaceBook and Twitter. Now, what I see as the pain, the problem is how can the small business owner keep their site up to date, their blog up to date, and still have time to keep FaceBook and related social network up to date without duplication, and hopefully with enough variety that they don’t look like everyone else on the playing field.

Security as an Entitlement

Author: ; Published: Aug 3, 2011; Category: Customer Support, Managed Hosting, Managed Services, PCI Compliance, Security, Small Business; Tags: , , ; 8 Comments

Does your hosting provider believe you are entitled to peace of mind? Does your hosting provider believe you have the right to be secure in your own (hosting) home? If yes, what are their actions? Let me share with you, our point of view.

How to connect your WordPress Blog to FaceBook notes

Author: ; Published: Jul 25, 2011; Category: Managed Hosting, WordPress; Tags: , ; No Comments

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could just update your WordPress blog, and have the entries automatically feed into your Facebook account? If you are like me, you love killing two or more birds with the same stone.

Above and Beyond PCI Compliance

Author: ; Published: Jul 15, 2011; Category: Managed Hosting, PCI Compliance, Security, Small Business; Tags: , , ; No Comments

What can be done to go above and beyond PCI compliance? What can be done to proactively know if a shared hosting customer has malware or hacks on their site?

Log file monitoring and management

Author: ; Published: Jun 27, 2011; Category: Managed Hosting, Managed Services, PCI Compliance, Security, Small Business; Tags: , , ; No Comments

Would it make sense for some one to tell you a building was being kept secure from trespassers; yet, as you watched, over time, you didn’t see anyone on foot patrolling the area (inside or out), did not see anyone watching monitors (where there even cameras monitoring areas?), there were no recordings from the monitors being kept for any period of time. How would you feel about the security of the building? Could the security team learn from break in attempts? Would the security team even know if there was a break in?

PCI Compliance – A dance with multiple partners

Author: ; Published: Jun 19, 2011; Category: Managed Hosting, PCI Compliance, Security, Small Business; Tags: , , ; No Comments

Are you involved in the PCI Compliance dance? Do you know your partners? Do you need a PCI Compliant hosting provider who takes the dance seriously? Who will hold your hand, and walk you through any difficult or tedious step?

Redirection 101 – Learning how to use redirects for SEO and site changes

Author: ; Published: Jun 4, 2011; Category: Managed Hosting, WordPress; Tags: ; No Comments

If you are like me, you will be tweaking your Web site over time. Sometimes those tweaks will involving a site redesign, and sometimes it is just a matter of organizing your site better for search engine optimization — SEO — or making it easier for visitors to find a given page (the first choice of page name made sense at the time, but not now). How can you help those who bookmarked areas of your site as well as the search engines find the new pages?

Moving your WordPress Site from a development subdomain to a domain

Author: ; Published: May 22, 2011; Category: Managed Hosting, WordPress; Tags: ; One Comment

You have developed and tested your new WordPress site on a subdomain, and now you want to move it to your main domain. Here’s how…

Recommended WordPress plugins that work with our servers

Author: ; Published: May 7, 2011; Category: Managed Hosting, WordPress; Tags: ; No Comments

The following WordPress plugins have been tested to work on our servers; and can improve your WordPress designed site / blog

Recommended .htaccess file settings for WordPress hosted on our servers

Author: ; Published: May 5, 2011; Category: Managed Hosting, WordPress; Tags: , ; No Comments

Let’s cover something often missed by WordPress designers, developers, and authors… the .htaccess file as it is not automatically installed as a part of WordPress

The importance of keeping WordPress and plugins up to date

Author: ; Published: May 2, 2011; Category: Managed Hosting, Security, WordPress; Tags: , ; No Comments

If you host a WordPress site with us, you should make a good habit of logging into your WordPress administrator area as the administrator (rather than as an author, for example) on a weekly basis.