The AV-TEST Institute estimates that more than 250,000 new forms of malware attacks are created every day. If your site isn’t secured, one of these hundreds of thousands could end up targeting your WordPress website.
Given how common malware is, it’s important to understand exactly what it is and how to stop it from wreaking havoc on your site.
Today, we’ll define malware, discuss the most common types, and explain how to prevent malware with the help of Jetpack.
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From photographers and DIY bloggers, to advertising companies and freelancers, many professionals and businesses rely on online portfolios to promote their work.
If your site could benefit from an online portfolio, now might be the perfect time to create one. Often times, site visitors make first impressions after viewing online portfolios, so creating a powerful portfolio page can be extremely important to the future of your business.
Today, we’ll cover how to create an online portfolio with your self-hosted WordPress site and Jetpack.
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Let’s review how fast-loading images affect your site speed — and in turn, your placement in search engine results.
Sites that use too many images, or have images that are too large, have longer loading times. This can slow down your entire page, irritating visitors and actually hurting your site’s ranking in online search results. We may say that images are worth a thousand words, but if you don’t plan for fast loading times, they actually won’t be worth very much at all.
In this post, we’ll discuss why search engines like Google care about image load times, and how you can use Jetpack’s features to enhance your site speed by making those images load faster.
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Manage your site with our free WordPress apps—only with Jetpack.
Imagine that you’re preparing to take your first, well-deserved vacation since launching your website. Running an online business or blog is hard work, and recently your work-life balance hasn’t been, well, balanced.
The problem is that you don’t feel entirely comfortable pulling away. After all, your website has to stay up and running, and you’re not sure how to manage a website without logging in every day. You don’t want site visitors to feel forgotten about if there’s suddenly no new content for them to check out.
Fortunately, Jetpack has the features you need to help you manage your site while you’re out of the office. Read on to learn about preparing your site for an out of office period and how to keep your site running smoothly while you’re off enjoying your vacation.
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