In an earlier podcast series we had on security and your eCommerce store, a ton of information was covered. In today's post I am pulling out one question and answer around the content delivery network and how it can improve your online store in so many ways.I asked Dre Armeda, with Sucuri … [Read more...] about How a CDN Improves Performance and Security for Your WordPress eCommerce Site
Security is one of the most important aspects of your WordPress site. Find tips and resources to help you keep your site secure and fit.
We all know the importance of security. Many of us spend an inordinate amount of time securing our sites, or adding plugins or services that help. And there are some really great options out there. But there is that moment when a hack happens and you don't have something in place. The option to be … [Read more...] about Monitor, Back Up and Restore Your WordPress Site with ActiFend
In a lot of our episodes of the WP eCommerce Show, I often ask our guests what are some of the challenges facing store owners, specific around their topic. But those are within our podcasts and scattered throughout the transcripts.So in today's post I have pulled four select answers to help you … [Read more...] about Solving Online Store Challenges: Starting Up, Shipping, Taxes & Security
Choosing and setting up your payment gateways can present a bit of a challenge when it comes to WooCommerce. Even though the step-by-step is not overwhelming, you may face security and ease-of-use obstacles. That is why I wanted to introduce you to a new service from my trusted friends over on … [Read more...] about How to Use CloudSwipe for Secure Hosted Payments with WooCommerce
A good part of my past WordPress career I offered design, support and coaching. During those years I cannot tell you how many times I found an email in my inbox that had this somewhere in it:“My site was hacked. What do I do? Why did my host let this happen?”Or worse yet.“My online store … [Read more...] about Don’t Always Blame Your Host When Your WordPress Online Store Gets Hacked
When I used to work on clients' projects, I often needed access to their site. In fact, it sometimes it was more than their WordPress site. When they gave me access to their online store, I always thought that it was like someone had given me a key to the front door of their brick-and-mortar shop. … [Read more...] about How To Give Access to Your WordPress Online Store’s Dashboard. Be Safe.
In episode 46, I have the pleasure of chatting with Jason Cosper at WPEngine. And today's topic is fine-tuning your eCommerce web site. We are in the middle of Web Week, where often when traffic is lower between the holidays, it's the perfect time to do a tuneup on your online store. Jason brings … [Read more...] about Tips for Tuning Up Your WordPress eCommerce Site with Jason Cosper
We all know the importance of keeping your WordPress sites backed up. And I'm talking here about the whole site, not just the database.Everything.There are a lot of plugins out there that will do this for you, both free and premium. Before I hosted with WPEngine and put some other backups in … [Read more...] about Backing Up The Backup Of Your WordPress Site
Today, we are doing Episode 38 and the fourth and final in our eCommerce & Security Series. We talk with Dre Armeda, co-founder of Sucuri.net, the sponsor for this series, and Lee Blue of Cart66.com.In the first episode, we looked at the big picture of the state of online security and the … [Read more...] about Diving into 3rd-Party Integrations and Payment Gateways with Dre Armeda and Lee Blue
Episode 36 is the third of four shows in a series on online eCommerce security. We talk with Dre Armeda, co-founder of Sucuri.net, who is the sponsor for this series. In the first episode, we looked at the big picture of the state of online security and the risks and in show #2, narrowed that down … [Read more...] about What Online Store Owners Need to Know About PCI with Dre Armeda
This, Episode 34, is the second of four shows in a series on Online eCommerce Security. We talk with Dre Armeda, co-founder of Sucuri.net, who is the sponsor for this series. In the first episode, we looked at the big picture of the state of online security and the risks. In this show, we … [Read more...] about WordPress Security and Your Online Store with Dre Armeda
Episode 32 is the first of four shows in a series on Online eCommerce Security. In this show, we talk with Dre Armeda, co-founder of Sucuri.net, who is the sponsor for this series. Dre gives us a holistic view of what is going on in the world of security and the solutions, as well as the the … [Read more...] about Today’s Online eCommerce Security Issues and Risks with Dre Armeda