Tag: wordpress maintenance

9 Questions About Gutenburg

This past March Maureen and I attended the NTEN Nonprofit Technology Conference and had the honor of participating in the WordPress Community Session: WordPress 5.0, Gutenberg, and the New Block Editor. It was an amazing time and I thoroughly enjoyed being on the panel, sharing Valet’s knowledge, understanding, and insights surrounding the new editor — read more

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, read more

Choose Wisely: The Right WordPress Host is One that Supports Your Website’s Health

Choose the right WordPress host if you want your website to be one that people love visiting. Why does the hosting company you use matter? Because the right one helps keep your website’s health in the pink. And if your website brims with good health, that means few or no problems with security, speed, and read more

Things That Can Cause You to Have Website Performance Problems

  Website performance problems bedevil you. You realized this after it became obvious to you that people visiting your site never really do what you hoped. Few ventured from page to page, meaning few discovered all that you offered. Few read your content and absorbed your ideas or embraced your suggestions. Few clicked the links read more

Site Health Measurement Tools You Can Use On Your Own (But Beware—They Have Limitations)

If you read our previous post on site health you understand the benefits of striving for a healthy website. And hopefully what you learned made you eager to achieve site health. So much so that you now want to probe your online property’s innards with a bunch of futuristic software tools. Mabe you even want to read more

Maslow’s Hierarchy for Your WordPress Website

Maslow’s Hierarchy is a theory of human need often expressed as a pyramid. Starting at the bottom, the most fundamental human needs (food, water, shelter) are in the larger section. Towards the top of the pyramid, it moves up towards growth and self-actualization (love, esteem, and being your best.)  

Preventative Care & Your Site

Everyone’s talking about preventative health care. The WP Valet is preventative care for your website. Here’s an example of how we’re helping clients keep healthy. Recently, we noticed a broken slider on our client’s website—small issue, and we took a deeper look. We found vulnerabilities that appeared small, but turned out to be a big read more