Getting the best from your support request

Looking for support?  Please go here: https://updraftplus.com/support Can you remember the last time you had to contact customer support? It probably wasn’t the most thrilling experience. It’s bad enough when something goes horribly wrong and when you struggle to get the right kind of help you need, it can be very stressful. So here are […]

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Wannacry ransomware

You’ve probably heard all about the Wannacry ransomware that’s been spreading like wildfire across computer networks since last Friday- the one that encrypts computer files, demands a ransom (that doubles within 3 days) and threatens to delete the files in 7 days if the ransom isn’t paid. So far, it’s affected over 200,000 computers in […]

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New direct site-to-site instructions

Here’s the guide – with lots of screenshots – for our new “send data direct site to site” feature. You can see how it works – and, we believe, how easy it is to use. David Anderson (founder, lead developer, UpdraftPlus)   The post New direct site-to-site instructions appeared first on UpdraftPlus. UpdraftPlus – Backup, […]

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Plugin of the week – BruteProtect

We’re not doing this every week; only some… but this week’s “plugin of the week” is BruteProtect. BruteProtect adds brute-force login protection (i.e. password guessing protection) to your WordPress website – with a particular twist. Most brute-force login protection plugins can only protect your site against the same attacker trying again, and again. This doesn’t […]

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Does your PHP version matter?

You’ve very likely heard about PHP many times, if you’re running a WordPress site… but, do you know what it is, and why it matters? PHP is the programming language that WordPress, like most websites, is written in. It has its share of defects, but has the huge positive of being available everywhere. It’s easy […]

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