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Why You Should Wait To Update WordPress Plugins

Use Caution Before Updating WordPress Site

We all want the latest and greatest features but it is important to take it slow before you update WordPress, plugins, or themes. At Faster, we strive to live up to our name but updates are one area where we always take our time. Even the most innocuous plugin update has the potential to completely …

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WordPress Releases Emergency Patch for SQL Injection Vulnerability

Prevent WordPress Injection

Earlier this week WordPress announced the release of WordPress 4.8.3 which is a security release that patches a vulnerability that would allow an attacker to take control of a WordPress site by using a method called SQL injection. SQL injection attacks allow an attacker to take control of a database and make changes. According to …

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5 Easy To Use Plugins for WordPress Backups

One of the great things about WordPress is that there’s a plug-in for just about everything, and WordPress¬†backups are no exception. While you may assume that you don’t need a plug-in to back up your website because your hosting provider does it for you, the reality is that even hosting provider backups fail. Further, even …

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Why You Should Wait To Update WordPress Plugins

Use Caution Before Updating WordPress Site

We all want the latest and greatest features but it is important to take it slow before you update WordPress, plugins, or themes. At Faster, we strive to live up to our name but updates are one area where we always take our time. Even the most innocuous plugin update has the potential to completely …

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How to Recover from a WordPress Disaster

If there is one thing I have learned after years working as a corporate sys admin and as a freelance “WordPress guy”, it’s that websites go down. If the website in question is your personal blog reviewing craft beers, probably not a big deal if you are down a few hours or days for that …