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Everything you need to know about Gutenberg

We find that folks fall into one of two camps when it comes to WordPress and what is going on with Gutenberg: Camp #1: No idea what is going on. Camp #2: They know about it and are afraid of it. What is Gutenberg? No, it is not named after Steve, arguably one of the…

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WordPress 4.9.6 Release Candidate 1 is here (and just in time for GDPR)

With the quickly approaching compliance date for the new GDPR regulations, as well as a spate of recent bugs in beta 1, the latest WordPress release, 4.9.6 Release Candidate 1 is right on time and available for download now. The release addresses 30 bug fixes, many related to the new privacy tools being implemented to…

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GDPR and You (and Us)

As this business week comes to a close, much has been written about the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which is a new regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the European Union. While the law originates in the EU, it also addresses the export of personal data…

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GDPR: 5 Fast Facts at 5

It’s nearly 5 o’clock ET, so to wrap up the day we’ll leave you with 5 basic things you should know about General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): 1. It’s about access rights to personal information. It gives EU citizens more control over the data companies, collect, store, and use. 2. There are strict rules. It…

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Pop goes the pop-up ad?

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Ah, the pop-up ad – insidious marketing tool for some, vilified browser gremlin to the other 95% of internet users. Pop-up ads have long been a part of any internet browsing experience, but are they (finally) on their way out? Learn more about the cheeky accidental origin of the pop-up as well as how changes…

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What is the REAL cost of a business website?

In todays quick and cheap mindset, when planning a new website, many businesses fall into the trap of thinking that their website shouldn’t cost a lot to build. It would seem that a shiny new website could be had for pennies. Think again. If you’ve been considering a new website, or overhaul of your existing…

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Web Hosting Hardware Upgrades

This week we are beginning hardware upgrades to our hosted sites on our Apache server, affectionately referred to in-house as “SO5”. E-mail will not be impacted. During this process your site(s) will be moved to new machines.

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WordPress 3.9 is Here!

WordPress 3.9 has been released and provides several updates and improvements primarily to the admin and back-end editing functions. Below is an overview of updated functionalities: Updated visual editor – the updated visual editor has improved speed, accessibility, and mobile support Improved widget interface – features¬†live previews New theme browser Audio and video playlists Gallery…

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Hosting Change: Moving to FTPS

We are making some changes to the way some of our sites are accessed. And no, this has nothing to do with the Heartbleed bug, which was patched the day it was announced. For the most part, all of our WordPress sites are rarely managed outside of an FTP system. Management of the sites are…

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