How can I get a WordPress website set up?

Setting up a WordPress website is very straight forward. The WordPress software is available free of charge. The two things you will need first are a domain name and a WordPress Hosting plan. Once the hosting account is set up and you are logged in to the cPanel control panel, you can use the Softaculous […]

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How do I disable WordPress plugins via my cPanel?

Sometimes, you may need to disable a plugin in your WordPress hosting account but you cannot log in to the WordPress Dashboard. It is also possible to disable a WordPress plugin via your cPanel control panel. For instructions on how to do this, please see the following: First, log in to your cPanel Click File […]

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My hosting account was hacked into – What do I do?

With more and more websites being built with 3rd party software (WordPress accounts for approx. 25% of all websites on the internet), it is more common than ever for websites to be hacked into. There are a number of reasons why an attacker might want to hack into a website. Once a website is hacked […]

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Disabling WordPress plugins without access to the Dashboard

Sometimes, a plugin in your WordPress website will auto-update itself and/or encounter an issue. This can lead to issues with the website functioning correctly or you being able to log in to the Dashboard (/backend) of the website. If this is the case, you will need to disable the plugin to be able to access […]

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Enabling SSL on your website

In order to use an SSL certificate on your website, you will need to update the websites address to use ‘https://’.  Exactly how to do this depends on how your website was built. Instructions for the most popular content management systems are as follows, as well as instructions on how to do this via your […]

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WordPress security plugins – what do they do and do I need one?

After setting up your new WordPress website, one of the first things you should do is install a security plugin. This is strongly recommended and will make your website much more secure. There is not much worse than spending hours and hours building up your new website, only to find out some morning that it […]

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How do I install a new WordPress plugin

WordPress is one of the most popular pieces of software used to build a website, and it is estimated that around 25% of all websites on the internet were built using WordPress. One of the main reasons for this is its ability to install individual plugins, adding specific functionality. Finding and installing a WordPress plugin […]

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How do I add a new WordPress theme?

When you install WordPress for the first time, it will comes prepackaged with a couple of default themes. While these will be enough to get a blog online, you may want to install a different theme to give your website a more professional look and feel with more functionality. To install a new theme, please […]

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