In our more than 15 years of web hosting, we’ve encountered just about every content management system out there, from Mambo to Joomla, WordPress to Drupal, ModX to Magento. We’ve worked with them all! During each project we determine the best tools for the job based on the needs and wants of the client and,…

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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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Select2 is a great jQuery library that allows for dynamic and live-searchable selection of elements in a long drop down menu. This guide will show you how to easily add support for Select2 to WP Forms. Note that this refers specifically to the WP Forms plugin, and not general forms for WordPress. Begin by adding…

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Although we haven’t seen any major reporting on it yet, as of 2017 our servers have detected a massive botnet attacking WordPress installations in an attempt to exploit weak passwords. Our typical firewall rules are configured to allow at most 15 login attempts prior to immediately blocking the IP at the network level. This works…

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As of Dec 2019, WordPress is used by over 35% of all websites on the Internet, and more than 62% of websites powered by content management systems. Because of this large market share, there’s a vast array of companies offering dedicated services targeted specifically for WordPress, such as WordPress optimized hosting or Managed WordPress hosting,…

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The Category Checklist Tree plugin may sound pretty boring but in reality it’s an extremely simple and useful plugin! If you’ve ever found yourself perplexed by the behaviour of the Categories lists in WordPress, this is the plugin for you. How might I be annoyed by the WordPress categories list you ask? Well it all has…

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I believe this issue should now be resolved in core WooCommerce. We love WooCommerce around here, but occasionally we run into a bug that hasn’t yet been merged into the core codebase. We set up a storefront many months ago for Lemon Dogs Tacos and Lemonade wherein they change their stock quite regularly. Because of…

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It has been brought to our attention that the popular “All-In-One SEO” plugin for WordPress leaves your website open to what is called a cross-site scripting attack. This means both your website and your visitor’s computers could be vulnerable when visiting your website! Please be sure to login to your WordPress install and update the…

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If you’d like to move your website from another provider to Websavers, this is called a migration. You can learn how to migrate your website here. Or you can let us take care of it for you! Check out our SiteMigrator service here. It used to be that the only way to do this was…

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