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How to Export WordPress Database Safely?

How to Export WordPress Database Safely?

Exporting WordPress database can be a tedious process. However, there may be times when want to export the database to keep it safe offsite for backup. In this article, we’ll guide you on how to export WordPress database safely and reliably without worrying about the...

10 Signs You’ve Been Hacked

WordPress hacks always feel personal, especially when you discover your website had been compromised for a while. This is why it’s important to recognize a hack from the first signs. Cybersecurity is one of the biggest threats to anyone who has an online presence...

A Review of HostGator WordPress Backup: Are they any good?

Many people rely on web hosts for their WordPress backup. Is this a good practice, and are HostGator backups any good? We believe secure backups which are completely independent of your web host is a must for all who host websites. Otherwise, you may find that your...

How XML-RPC can affect WordPress Security

XML-RPC is a WordPress API that allows WordPress site-owners functionality, while on-the-go. But how does it affect WordPress sites’ security? What is XML-RPC, and why is it such a big deal? The 'XML-RPC' is an API that enables developers create WordPress 'apps' (like...

WordPress Sitemaps and their Importance

One of the most powerful ways to make your website more search engine friendly, is to use a sitemap. But what are sitemaps, and how do you create one for your site? What is a site map, and why is it important? Search engines like Google, Bing, and Yahoo crawl through...

WordPress Backup To Dropbox: Pros, Cons & What You Need to Know

Making WordPress Backup to Dropbox seems like an attractive option due to ease of use & low cost.  However, is it the best practice & will restores be as easy as backups? There are generally two ways you can make a WordPress backup to Dropbox. The first way...

Do you have a disaster recovery plan for your WordPress site?

Why do you need it? Can your business continue to function if you were to lose your data? If your answer is a clear no, then having a disaster recovery plan is a must for you. At some point down the road, your data is going to be in danger. It could be a machine...