Serving WebP files with WP-Rocket

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Serving WebP files with WP-Rocket

WebP is a new image format created by Google that can be used on your site in place of more traditional image types such .jpg’s and .png files. There are now a number of WordPress plug-ins that allow you to utilise WebP files for you website such as WP-Rocket. However as this is such a […]

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Hacked WordPress Site

As WordPress is one of the most popular CMS on the web it is quite often targeted for attacks, as it has the largest market share it is targeted by hackers. As such WordPress is quite often updated to try and block any vulnerabilities that are discovered, this is why one of the most important […]

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WordPress Preview URL

A new feature has been added to Storm which allows you to use a preview URL / Temporary URL for a WordPress website so you can show it to your client without having to do any setup of DNS / Changing of the site or Editing the clients hosts file. The way this works when […]

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Tips for speeding up your WordPress site

Here are some tips for making sure your WordPress site is as fast as possible: Plug-ins WordPress makes it very easy to add functionality to your site via the inbuilt plug-in browser and with over 50 thousand available plug-ins to choose from you can make your WordPress site into anything from a blog to an […]

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http to https redirect

So, you’ve got your shiny new SSL installed, but when you browse to your site it still says Not Secure in the address bar. That’s because you need to redirect your site to load over https to utilize that SSL. This can normally be achieved in a few different ways; adding a redirect in the […]

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WordPress File or Folder Permissions Error when Uploading

Incorrect file and folder permissions can cause errors on your WordPress site which will prevent you from uploading files. STORM has a quick fix for this. 1) Navigate to your website on STORM and click Configuration 2) Click Reset Permissions. Your Files and Folders on that website will be reset to allow you to upload […]

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Error Establishing Database Connection

If you’ve recently attempted to load your WordPress-powered website and instead saw a message stating “Error Establishing Database Connection”, the cause is most often one of the following: The database service has crashed, often due to the server running out of memory The servers Disk is full The database login credentials are incorrect in your […]

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Installing WordPress

First you need to log into STORM. Once logged into STORM, click on Websites. Click the Add Website button. Enter your domain name into the Domain field. Select WordPress from the drop down menu. STORM will automatically select the recommended PHP version. Enter title of your site into the Site Title field. Enter your email […]

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Fixing log-in issues on your WordPress site

If you find you are unable to log into WordPress then here are some steps you can take to try and fix common issues related to logging in. Log-in URL is not loading If you find that your log-in URL isn’t loading when you navigate to www.mywebsite.com/wp-admin then an alternate URL you can use to […]

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WordPress Password Reset

If you’ve forgotten or lost your WordPress (or WooCommerce) Login details you can reset your details by using the Lost Password feature. You just need to add /wp-login.php?action=lostpassword on to your website’s URL.  For example:If the WordPress login was on www.example.com, you would go to www.example.com/wp-login.php?action=lostpassword to get your new password via email. Certain Security […]

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