Category: Tips

Category: Tips

What Do You Do When You Encounter One of These 4 Common WordPress Update Problems?

Do you know what to do if your WordPress website doesn't work properly after routine updates? Do you wish you could troubleshoot basic problems on your own, instead of having to shell out for expensive tech support? Learn how to handle simple, common WordPress update problems without panic and without extra costs, so you can feel more in control.

6 Marketing Tips for Small Business Owners

Running your own business is rewarding, but it can still be challenging. Learn some of the best marketing tips to attract new customers and keep existing ones coming back for more, so you can grow your business and raise your profits.

What is managed WordPress hosting?

Every website host is responsible for maintaining the server, which is the physical home of your website, but that doesn’t mean they are providing managed website hosting, which means that the host takes care of all your website’s technical needs. Learn about the difference!

With or without WWW – which website address is better for SEO in WordPress

As a user, you can reach a website just by typing the web address, and it makes no difference whether or not you put www. at the beginning. So a lot of our customers ask us if it matters whether they use it or not. What’s the difference and which is best for you? Find out here.

uPress Provides a Safer, More Secure Internet with SSL Certificates - at No Extra Cost

How can you increase security for your eCommerce site? Since credit card fraud is so common, you need to find ways to reassure your customers that it’s safe to buy from you. Learn how to use a (free!) SSL certificate to ensure security and confidence.

Why is it important to use the latest version of WordPress? Part 1

Every time a new WordPress version is released, our customers ask us if they should update their theme. Is it safe? What are the pros and cons of updating to the latest version? Learn about the potential effects of an update on your security, features and performance.

Why is it important to use the latest version of WordPress? Part 2

The first post in this series talked about the pros and cons of updating to new versions. Once you’ve decided to update, you need a step-by-step guide to doing so. Find it right here.

How to Install WordPress using the uPress Admin Panel

If you’re building your own website on the WordPress content management platform, you might be feeling a little nervous about how to get started. Don’t worry! We’re here with this non-scary guide that will take you through each step of building a new WordPress content management site.

How to force WordPress to check for updates

“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” doesn’t fly here. Yes, you have to update your plugins, because if you don’t, you are vulnerable to cyberattacks, and ain’t nobody got time for that. This is a quick, easy guide to “force” your website to update regularly.

How to Change Date and Time Formats in WordPress

Are you doing business internationally? Or perhaps you’re in a location that requires a 24-hour clock (many European and Middle Eastern cultures write in “army time” - like “Meeting at 18:00”.) If that’s the case with your target audience, you need to meet them where they are in the language and format they’re used to. Learn how to change the time zone if you’re targeting users in a specific location, or adapt the date and month to match local customs.

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