The 5 things that can ruin your WordPress site

You want your WordPress website to be engaging and attractive. You want everyone who visits it to grasp what you’re trying to get across, and to come back for more. But life doesn’t always go to plan. For that reason, it’s always a good idea to prepare for the worst....

OwnCloud 8.1 / WebDAV change

If you send your backup via WebDAV to an OwnCloud install, then the following information is for you. (If not, then you can stop reading if you’ve got other things to do!). A recent release of OwnCloud 8.1 (we have not discovered exactly where the change came...

Google Drive can now be used from localhost

Just a quick note… Our Google Drive setup guide used to have a note saying that Google did not allow WordPress installs hosted on ‘localhost’ (i.e. a development machine not reachable from the public Internet) to access Google Drive. This restriction...

UpdraftPlus on YouTube

If you subscribe to our fortnightly newsletter then you’ll already know that we’ve recently launched a YouTube Channel. Over the coming months we’ll be creating tutorial videos covering various support queries, as well as sharing WordPress tips,...

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...