Should you Enable Auto Updates for Your WordPress plugins and themes

Since the release of WordPress version 5.5 (August 2020), we’ve had the ability to enable or disable auto-updates for plugins and themes in the WordPress dashboard. I know for some, like those business owners that manage their own sites, this has been a welcomed feature. You’ve likely been told or have read that you should … Read more

6 Tips to Help You Avoid WordPress Problems

When it comes down to it, there are a few main things that lead up to problems and issues with WordPress websites, most of them come down to the same cause, the user. Let me explain. The single biggest threat to a WordPress websites is the user. The website owner. The person installing plugins and … Read more

GoDaddy’s Reseller Hosting

In this article I’m going to introduce you to GoDaddy’s new Reseller Hosting package, but more importantly, I’ll share the four secret ingredients that are required for leverage to be applied. Without these four things, you will cut into your profits, and in most cases lose money. Not to mention the potential risk of insanity! … Read more

How to Fix Briefly Unavailable for Scheduled Maintenance WordPress

In this article, I’ll explain what typically causes this “Briefly Unavailable for Schedule Maintenance. Check back soon.” message in WordPress and show you how-to easily resolve the issue. This is what it looks like: Done-For-You Option Want me to fix this and other website issues for you!? If you’d rather not take the time to … Read more

Using WordPress Site Health Check for Website Support

In this article I’ll share the details on Site Health Check, it’s features, benefits, why it matters, how to use it, and how to extend its power to help you better manage your and your clients websites. What is Site Health Check Now part of WordPress core, with the release of 5.1, this feature will … Read more

WordPress Editor Updating Failed [SOLVED]

In this article I’ll show you some possible fixes for the error “Updating Failed” in the WordPress page and post editor. This issue can be caused by different situations, and I am keeping this post updated as we discover more causes. At the time of this update, we have identified a handful of different causes, … Read more

Using WordPress as a solution in your business? You’re in the software business, but do you support it?

You’re in the software business! That’s what I realized a few years ago after spending a decade building service businesses around WordPress. While it’s true, I didn’t actually “create” WordPress, because it’s open source, and I’m introducing it to my clients, it’s now my responsibility to provide some level of support for that software. You … Read more

How to Fix: ‘Upload folder is not writable’ WordPress

This error is commonly seen when trying to upload media or plugins and themes. The error message may also read, “Unable to create directory…” Most of the time, when I see this issue, it’s after a site has been moved, migrated from a developer to your account or moved from one host to another. Here’s … Read more

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