This article was originally posted on August 17, 2011. It has been updated periodically since then, with the current post date matching the latest significant content changes. Many web hosting providers take every opportunity they can to tout just how ‘green’ their hosting is, despite frequently not having much of an environmental commitment at all.…

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wp-cron is WordPress’ version of a cron job and a cron job is a task that is run on a schedule, whether just once at a particular date and time or on a recurring basis, like every day at 3pm, or every hour on the 15th minute. Traditional Linux cron jobs run at precisely the…

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Updated Mar 9, 2020 for Plesk Obsidian’s Certificate Management Changes. Originally written in 2016. Haven’t you heard? SSL certificates aren’t just for eCommerce anymore. Everyone needs encryption now since browsers provide insecure notices when they don’t exist and Google is using it as an SEO ranking indicator. But historically SSL certificates have been costly. Enter:…

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In the January 2020 issue of Wired Magazine, I read author Jason Parham’s new entitled By Us, For Us: Why we should think about segregating the web and it’s some concise, powerful stuff. It starts with a brief history of black content online, particularly NetNoir Online, which was, in Jason’s words “Afrocentric culture” on the…

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Non Profit Pricing Web Hosting Management

At Websavers we love supporting non-profit organizations and community groups in our backyard, within Canada and around the world. In our effort to be a good community partner to the Non Profit organizations we work with, we’ve long offered a 25% discount on our hosting plans for non-profit organizations. We have not extended that discount…

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I’ve been working on a client’s site which has some specialized form needs, and have been using Formidable Forms to achieve the goals required. Formidable Forms is an incredible piece of software, probably the most advanced Forms tool I’ve used with WordPress, but there’s some additional functionality I needed. Fortunately, Javascript is here to help!…

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In this article we’re going to provide a breakdown of each of the components you need in order to have a website on the Internet. When you register a whole new domain and host it all in the same place, it’s not always obvious that the service being provided is actually broken up into multiple…

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This guide includes 9 tips to show you how to take just about any WordPress site to a maximum 1-2 seconds load time. It receives regular updates and was extended in the first quarter of 2020 to include a couple extra bonus tips. If you’ve selected a hosting partner and resources (theme, plugins, etc) that…

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