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Website speed worries? You might need better hosting.

As WordPress experts, we deal with some pretty beefy WordPress websites with lots of custom functionality. We’re also experts in making sure that, no matter how complex the site, your website speed and performance are taken care of. Clients often come to us concerned that their website is running slowly. Often, they are running a…

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Website Wednesdays: WordPress Security

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What would you do if your website was hacked? Here at Flax Digital we regularly review client sites for security issues and have helped a number of businesses deal with everything from malware warnings to complete takeovers of their sites. A well configured and maintained website can resist almost anything, and recover easily from the…

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PHP 7.2 update for all WordPress maintenance clients

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PHP is the programming language that WordPress is written in. Every website we manage is built on PHP. The developers of this software have announced that as of today, versions of PHP older than 7.0 will not be receiving any updates, not even security patches. Old PHP versions mean your website could get hacked PHP…

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WordPress 5.0: Big changes are coming!

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You might have heard that WordPress 5.0 is just around the corner. WordPress initially announced that the release date would¬† be November 19th, but after more beta testing that date has been pushed back a few weeks. WordPress 5.0 includes a new editing experience for WordPress, called Gutenberg. Gutenberg introduces a block-based way of editing…

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WordPress Tips: Declutter Your Dashboard

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If you have a WordPress website, you might be overwhelmed each time you login and see everything on your dashboard. Welcome, Quick Post, At a Glance, WordPress events around the world… what is all this, and why are you seeing it? If you’re like most people, you probably just ignore it. I’m going to show…

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