Best Practices

Important: Microsoft Patch Tuesday Today

If you’ve disabled automatic updates and / or amended your “active hours” – because like most of us you can’t afford those intrusive update routines to begin, clog your machine and require restarts in the middle of doing actual work — Please make a note, budget some time tonight and see that you run those updates.

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Your Site, Now in Other Languages: Introducing the Google Translate Widget

Originally posted on The WordPress.com Blog:
Internationalization is very important to us, and we’re striving to make sites across WordPress.com accessible to all, such as your international followers and…

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Mobile First – Google search results prioritized starting now

Google’s message is very clear: The time to adapt to mobile is now. http://mashable.com/2016/11/04/google-mobile-index/#IopuuB8srqqS

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Sucuri.net Report: Web Hacks by type, platform

Must read. Well worth digesting: The Sucuri quarterly report (link below.) Sucuri is a company devoted to protecting WordPress self-hosted sites, among other platforms like Drupal, Joomla, etc. Self-hosted WordPress sites…

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Near Future: HTTPS to become SOP for all Web Presence Sites.

Browsers will begin enforcing secure connections for passwords and credit card info in January. But it wont’s stop there. In a year or so, any site operating just HTTP will be considered suspect. Chrome (by Google) will warn that browsing plain old websites is risky.

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Forum posts from ancient history, live on. Eww…

An update from a post more than 7 years old? One might notice how I try to use otherwise unidentifiable contact info … The lesson? How many forums have you…

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Aiding NPO/NGO Tech at small scales

Open Letter to Foundations Over the years I’ve happily volunteered for a range of NPO/NGO’s. I’ve given skills, time, and ongoing help / training to produce their “Web Presence”. But…

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