Our WordPress Care Plans Just Got Better

Our WordPress Care Plans Just Got Better

If you are on one of our WordPress Care Plans, then you already know we look after a lot of stuff for you. Things like:

  • Daily Off-Site Backups
  • WordPress Core Updates
  • WordPress Plugin Updates

Depending on your package, you also get:

  • 24/7 Security Protection
  • Malware Protection
  • Enhanced Email Delivery from Website Forms
  • 24/7 Uptime Monitoring
  • Database Optimization
  • and more …

We’ve now added 2 more levels of website protection for you.

What’s new?

Enhanced SPAM Protection

No one likes SPAM. It wastes our time, it messes with our analytics, it fills up our databases, it presents a security risk, and it can even land your website on a blacklist. If we built your website, you already have some SPAM protection, but now it’s even better.

Our new SPAM Firewall functionality uses cloud-based technology to fight spam and automatically protects you against nearly 2 million known BOTS, as well as protecting against IP Flood Attacks, Crawlers, etc.

This functionality is invisible to the visitors to your website and eliminates the need for a reCAPTCHA (those annoying “are you human” questions) that everyone hates answering, and is a reliable tool for protecting your website against spam and spambots, blocking 99% of the spam coming into your website, whether it be from WordPress-based blog posts or customer contact forms.

There’s more, but it can get pretty geeky from here. Basically, we just made it harder for the bad guys to do anything on your website.

Enhanced Security

If we host your website, you know we already have rock-solid servers with heavy security in place, and if we built your website, you have additional levels of website security.

But we wanted more. The bad guys keep coming and technology is getting more advanced. So we have recently invested in new security features that will further protect your website, including:

  • Protection against brute force attacks
  • Scanning and automatic patching of plugins if a vulnerability is found
  • Monitoring for suspicious activity
  • Automatic Lockout of Users
  • Banning of IP Addresses

When will this happen?

If you are one of our WordPress Care Plans these new features will be installed when we perform our regular monthly maintenance on your website this month. There is nothing you need to do on your end. We will look after all the updates for you and it will be seamless for both you and your clients.

Why are we doing this?

WordPress is the most popular CMS (Content Management System) in use today and is used by such companies as Vogue, Time, Readers Digest, and The New Yorker, just to name a few.

Pie Chart showing that WordPress is the most popular CMSWith an estimated 64 million websites running WordPress, it becomes an obvious target for spammers, hackers, and just general bad guys.

I’ve often said, “nobody cares more about your website than we do”, and this is just one way of proving it. We are constantly looking for ways to serve you better, and this is another step in that direction.

This year alone, cyber attacks have increased by 300%, and nearly half of all cyber attacks prey on small to medium-sized businesses. As hackers become more sophisticated, 30,000 websites are successfully hacked each day.

By continuing to invest in website security and providing more functionality in our WordPress Care Plans, we make sure that your WordPress website is safe and protected so that it can work for you 24 hours a day.

Our WordPress Care Plans are designed to keep your website secure from potential hackers, as well as helping you to keep your website content updated.

If you’re not currently on one of our plans and would like to know more about them, I invite you to get in touch with us. We can explain our processes, determine the best package for you and fully secure your website.

 

 

 

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