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WordPress 4.6 Rollout

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WordPress 4.6  “Pepper” has been released. We’ll be starting the rollout on Aug. 23 and should have all customers updated within the week.

How To Create Accessible WordPress Websites

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What is Web Accessibility And How To Create Accessible Websites? According to the World Health Organization, 285 million people have vision impairments and around 15 percent of the world’s population, or estimated 1 billion people, live with disabilities. As websites and mobile applications have grown rich and creative, they have become less accessible to these […]

Productivity Hacks with RescueTime

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Even the most productive workers fall victim to procrastination, and while the occasional visit to Facebook may not cause you to miss a deadline, you could find those lost minutes adding up to a lot of wasted time. Since entrepreneurs and business owners know that time is money, squandering your work hours can mean less […]

HTTPoxy and WordPress.

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The vulnerability d’jour this week was named HTTPoxy, an applicable pun on pox and proxy. We have patched our servers for this already, and are here to take a few extra steps to help explain the vulnerability and hopefully spread a little knowledge. The first part of this post will explain how the HTTPoxy vulnerability […]

Security Haiku: httPoxy

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A pox on proxy headers; that are misused by some developers. Updates to our server configs are being pushed out that remove any “Proxy:” values attempted to be set by a request header. More details here: httpoxy.org

How To Create A Child Theme

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One of WordPress’ great advantages over other non-open source CMS’ is the ability to edit any line of code. If you get a theme that doesn’t do exactly what you want, you can dig into the code and customize it.  The issue though is that when the author publishes a theme update that includes a newer version of […]

How to route Pagely site backups to your own S3 bucket

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All of your WordPress sites on Pagely are automatically backed up nightly and made available for download via your Atomic dashboard interface. Did you know though you can set it up so your backups also automatically accrue under your own Amazon S3 account? There are a number of reasons why you might want to do […]

The Wild West of Bots and Brute Forces

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The key to success is starting with a solid foundation. When it comes to succeeding at security, passwords are part of the foundation. Failure to choose a good password, will equate to failure in security eventually — but probably almost immediately. In the WordPress sphere of security, brute force attempts to account passwords by attackers […]

Introducing the Pagely Knowledgebase

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Today we’re rolling out a useful resource to help you get faster, self-serve answers to your pre-sales questions. Not everyone has the time nor desire to do a conference call with a salesperson and sometimes you just want to quickly look up an answer to your question. I will not be offended if you’re one […]