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WordPresto doesn’t just provide good WordPress management services… we provide good news too! Tune in here for all the latest WordPress, web, and security news to keep you up to date with all the latest. Don’t worry though – it’s more for your information, as we’re managing that site for you to avoid these things!

Announcing Update Magic – your WordPress update safety net (all automatic, of course!)

April 24, 2017

WordPresto is proud to announce our latest management feature to add to our WordPress management service – Update Magic. This feature, included with all plans that include managed backups (that’s all of them!), means that updating your site and plugins is now safer than ever. Why is this important? Take a read of our recent article... Read more »

WordPress 4.7.4 Update

April 21, 2017

Well, another day, another WordPress maintenance release! This time, WordPress 4.7.4 is out the door. While these maintenance releases generally don’t bring new features, they are also pretty slick and safe – and generally won’t cause any issues for existing code or functions on your site. Mostly, they are there to fix security issues and... Read more »

Huh?! WooCommerce 3.0.0 broke my site! What gives?!

April 18, 2017

Ok ok ok… we’re not aiming to attack WooCommerce particularly (we love WooCommerce as much as the next team!), but it’s a good example of why and when things can go wrong. Being one of the most commonly used ecommerce plugins for WordPress, powering a huge portion of all WordPress-based online stores, there’s a fair range... Read more »

Why do I need to backup my website?

March 31, 2017

Backing up your website, whether WordPress or not, is perhaps the single-most useful task that can be completed as a website manager or administrator. Keeping the software updated and running the latest version is crucial too, but backups are key. But why? Isn’t my website already backed up? Isn’t that what I pay my web... Read more »

WordPress 4.7.3 Update

March 7, 2017

Well, another release of WordPress is out in the wild – this one being a small security and maintenance release – which aims to fix a number of relatively significant security issues with previous versions of WordPress. These issues include a Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attack vector in media files, a URL redirection validation issue, accidental... Read more »

WordPress 4.7.2 Update

January 28, 2017

WordPress 4.7.2 is out! This one is a security release, and doesn’t bring exciting new features (unfortunately) – but it does bring a number of big security fixes that should be implemented on your site, ASAP! The fixes it contains include a small permissions issue where the taxonomy terms are exposed to users without permission... Read more »

WordPress 4.7.1 Update

January 13, 2017

It’s time for another WordPress update – these developers clearly do not sleep… but for us, it’s great news! This one is a minor release, and aims to fix a number of security and maintenance issues that were present in the major 4.7 release – which, according to the WordPress team, has been downloaded over... Read more »

WordPress 4.7 Update – Vaughan

December 8, 2016

WordPress 4.7 is out, and it’s a big one! This is a major update to the WordPress platform, and, as a result, contains tonnes of new features, fixes, and security updates. It also means that updating can cause some issues, occasionally, so we’d recommend leaving this one to the experts – but that’s not an... Read more »