How to replace a media file in WordPress

If you’ve got documents, like a PDF or Word document on your WordPress website, at some point you may wish to replace the document with an updated copy. While there are some cases where you may wish to preserve the old copy of the document, most people rarely need to do so. In attempting to…

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Improving Loading Speed on a WordPress site: A Case Study

I was asked recently if I could provide a step-by-step walkthrough of improving page speed scores / loading times on WordPress websites. Okay, not so recently, but I got distracted and delayed in writing this guide. That said, here it is. A real-world example of how to speed up a WordPress website using the very…

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How to reset your Client Centre password

Head to our ‘Forgot your Password‘ page to get the process started. You will need to enter the email address you used when you created your account with us to begin the reset process. You will also need to correctly answer the security question you set up upon creation of your account. Once done, a…

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10 Things You Can Do to Prepare for Your Web Design Consultation

Investing in a new website is an important decision every business owner faces. Whether you’re creating a website or renovating an existing online presence, it’s an admittedly intimidating process to choose a company with whom you’re placing your trust. The best outcome will see the highest possible return on your investment. And what business owner…

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Building your own DIY Canadian biz online

This post is for all of those starting a business with the intent to do everything, or nearly everything, yourself (legal, bookkeeping, etc.) to keep costs down. Accounting There’s a few steps to this, including finding an accountant that will do your year-end books using an online bookkeeping system and ensuring your know the right steps…

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How do I disable 1-Click Web Apps (Installatron) Notifications?

Getting too many notifications from 1-Click Web Apps (Installatron) for your website? These can get frustrating, especially if you have things configured to automatically update and backup on a regular basis. Here we’ll look at how to adjust your notification settings. – Go to the client centre. – Click on “Manage” for your hosting plan.…

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How to avoid timeouts when importing a WordPress export XML file

WordPress provides a great mechanism for exporting and importing data simply by using Tools > Export or Import. However when used on large datasets, you’re bound to run into timeout issues, especially when that data includes images since it takes time for the importer to grab those images from their source and download them into…

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Profile on HostingAdvice

Hey hosting family! Just a quick note to check out our featuredarticle on HostingAdvice. You can learn a bit about the company’s history and where we’re headed 🙂

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How to Password Protect any Folder in Plesk

This feature is also known as HTTP Authentication. Here’s how to do it: Log in to Plesk and choose “Password Protected Direcotires” under your domain Select Add Protected Directory. Enter in the directory name (wp-admin), location (probably httpdocs) and title of the protected directory and click OK. Once the directory is added, select the directory.…

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