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What Does PHP 5.6’s End-of-Life Mean For WordPress Users?

January 17, 2019 0 Comments RSS Feed

PHP 5.6 is the most widely used minor version of a programming language on the web. The PHP language is used on 79% of websites where the server-side language is known. PHP 5 is used on 58% of the web, and PHP 5.6 is used on around a quarter of all websites. It would not be an exaggeration to say there are millions of websites running PHP 5.6 — and also millions using older versions of PHP. Read more

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Using WordPress Logs To Understand Activity On Your Site

January 16, 2019 0 Comments RSS Feed

Using WordPress Logs To Understand Activity On Your SiteWordPress has a fairly simple interface, but there is a lot happening beneath the surface that you don’t see. Every page load and configuration change may trigger dozens of functions which, in turn, may trigger dozens more. Most of the time, the activity is hidden and that’s a good thing: you don’t need to know everything your WordPress site does behind the scenes.

But sometimes it’s useful to move the curtain aside and see what’s really happening. WordPress can communicate with you in various ways: it can send you emails, it can display notifications, but today we’re going to look at logs. Read more

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Cloud Migration: A Step-By-Step Guide To Moving Your Site To The Cloud

December 11, 2018 0 Comments RSS Feed

Guide To Moving Your Site To The CloudIf you have followed the advice outlined in the previous articles in this series on cloud migration, you are well-prepared to migrate your site to cloud hosting. The information you need has been gathered and is easily accessible. You have informed those who will be affected by the migration. You have chosen a cloud platform and selected an appropriate cloud instance. Now it’s time to put your cloud migration plan into action. Read more

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5 WordPress Plugins for Increasing Conversions

November 27, 2018 0 Comments RSS Feed

WordPress Plugins for Increasing ConversionsStaring down the WordPress plugins page, you find yourself asking which plugins are right for your site. You want more conversions, and you have a basic idea of what that entails, but you don’t know how that translates into what visitors should see on the page. Here are 5 WordPress plugins that can figure that out for you. Read more

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Cloud Migration: Building A Cloud Migration Plan

November 22, 2018 0 Comments RSS Feed

Building A Cloud Migration PlanEvery cloud migration starts with a plan, and every plan starts with information gathering. A website is composed of many parts that work together. Migrating to the Nexcess Cloud is easier than many cloud migrations because we handle the setup of the server, software stack, and application for you. That gets you a long way towards a successful migration, but it will go more smoothly if you have the necessary information at your fingertips. Read more

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