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The hierarchy of website health consists of five stacked layers, each one above smaller than the one below. Together, these layers form a pyramid: security, speed, usability, traffic, and conversion.
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What the Most-Easily Guessed Passwords Reveal About Your Personality

666666. This one marks the beastly serious fan of horror movies. The person who uses 666666 never screams out in terror until the moment his or her computer becomes possessed by devilish criminals. Rank: 14.

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Weekly WordPress Update- September 20, 2019

Here is your quick Weekly WordPress Update from Valerio. If you would like us to cover something specific, please let us know! We’re on a mission to help bring clarity to the mysteries of Website Health! Valet is hosting a free webinar next Wednesday, September 26 at 1 PM Eastern Time with Josh our Lead Developer!…

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How We Approach Website Speed

Planning this article was an interesting experience.  My goal was to publicize what Valet’s opinion and approach is to website speed.  At the same time, I needed to express that opinion in a way that’s different from your typical blog post about website speed.   I think the best way to do that is to…

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Weak Passwords Used by Visitors Can Jeopardize Your Website’s Security—Here’s How to Curb the Risk

As website security vulnerabilities go, weak passwords seem like no biggie. Wrong. A friend of mine learned the hard way the truth about weak passwords and the visitors who love them. So as not to embarrass my friend, let’s keep his name out of this. It’s enough for you to know he operates a successful…

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Does Logging Into Your WordPress Dashboard from a Public Wi-Fi Pose a Website Security Risk? Unlikely, Says Wired

Website security ranks high up on the list of things that make for a healthy online property. Accordingly, Valet devotes much effort to helping you keep your site as secure as possible. Mostly, that involves looking for weaknesses that hackers could potentially use to carry out their evil plans. But it also involves reminding you…

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Data Security website security issues created by Australia's new cyber-snooping law
Australia’s New Cyber-Snooping Law May Create Website Security Issues Affecting Health of Your Online Property

Australia’s new cyber-snooping law may create website security issues for online properties everywhere—not just in Oz. Specifically, the website security issues analysts at Valet believe your WordPress site’s health could be affected. Here’s how. The new law requires internet providers serving Australia to remove privacy protections currently preventing police from monitoring encrypted online activity. Additionally,…

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