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Latest WordPress is Version 4.9

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The newest update to WordPress, version 4.9, has been released. It’s imperative that you update your WordPress install immediately to keep your website secure, along with all plugins that will update their versions as well. If you aren’t using WordPress yet, here’s something to think about — bloggers migrate each day from Google’s Blogger Blogspot […]

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Scheduled Maintenance

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As part of our commitment to provide the best hosting service, we have scheduled the following maintenance for your server, webexhost.com. Maintenance type: Software Reason for maintenance: Our team will be rebooting the server to complete a kernel update for CentOS 5. Clients affected: All clients on the server Maintenance Window: Thursday, March 21st from […]

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PHP Reminder

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I just want to take a minute to remind you to update your website backend  regularly! It’s critical that you keep all php software updated to the latest version (i.e. WordPress, Drupal, Joomla, etc.) along with their themes, mods, and plugins. Update your backend software regularly to avoid security risks. Once a software is updated […]

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WordPress 3.3

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The newest update to WordPress, version 3.3, has been released. Please update your WordPress install immediately to keep your website secure. If you aren’t using WordPress yet, here’s something to think about — 1,000+ bloggers migrate each day from Google’s Blogger Blogspot to WordPress. Google plans to change the name of Blogger to Google Blogs and […]

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RGB Color Codes

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Here’s a chart you may need when choosing the colors for your website. Look for the link on the bottom to download the chart in PDF format and save it to keep a copy on your own computer. It’s larger and easier to view.     Download PDF

Cheat Sheets

htaccess Cheat Sheet

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Here is a simple cheatsheet for the .htaccess file: Enable Directory Browsing Options +Indexes ## block a few types of files from showing IndexIgnore *.wmv *.mp4 *.avi Disable Directory Browsing Options All -Indexes Customize Error Messages ErrorDocument 403 /forbidden.html ErrorDocument 404 /notfound.html ErrorDocument 500 /servererror.html Get SSI working with HTML/SHTML AddType text/html .html AddType text/html […]

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WordPress Updates

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WordPress released an update to version 3.14 on June 29th. WordPress 3.1.4, available now, is a maintenance and security update for all previous versions. This release fixes an issue that could allow a malicious Editor-level user to gain further access to the site. Thanks go to K. Gudinavicius of SEC Consult for bringing this to their attention. […]

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SXSW

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If you’ve ever heard Matt Mullenweg talk about the early days of WordPress, the South by Southwest (SxSW) Interactive festival that takes place each spring in Austin, TX usually crops up in the story. South by Southwest is in full swing right now, and WordPress has been all over the place. On Friday the 11th, Matt […]

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Brrrrrrrrr

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Well Happy February! I don’t know what part of the country you’re located in but here in Texas IT IS COLD. It’s only 18 degrees outside as I type this. Texas doesn’t see this kind of cold often and really is not prepared for it either. According to our electric company there is a state […]