August 16, 2016 | Posted by Rachel Gillevet | Monthly Roundups

July 2016’s Best Design, CMS, and Security Content

July 2016’s Best Design, CMS, and Security Content

After celebrating our 10th birthday in June, things were back to normal around the WiredTree office in July. Again, we’d like to thank all of our amazing clients for making this first decade possible, and after celebrating America’s 240th birthday, we look forward to the next two-hundred and thirty years of WiredTree. Gotta have ambition, right? Unfortunately, the end of July means that the summer is coming to an end. So, savor your last couple of weeks of freedom and catch up on what you missed so far this summer in our monthly roundup. Without further ado, here’s the best content from July 2016. Enjoy and don’t forget to follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+ for the same great content the rest of the year! Read More →

August 9, 2016 | Posted by Rachel Gillevet | Webmasters

Should Web Design Start With Content Or Layouts?

Should Web Design Start With Content Or Layouts?

I write web content for a living, and I’m often faced with the following situation. A company hires a web designer, who designs and builds a site they’re happy with. Then they go looking for a writer to fill in the content. Companies often have a clear idea what they want the copy to do, but I’m constrained by the pre-existing design. My content has to fit into the gaps the designer left for it. Read More →

August 4, 2016 | Posted by Rachel Gillevet | Uncategorized

What The Git Vulnerabilities Can Teach Us About Security?

Late last year, developer Laël Cellier discovered a pair of serious vulnerabilities in Git, the version control system relied on by millions of developers. The vulnerabilities had the potential to allow remote code execution or cause a crash of the version control application. Git is used by the overwhelming majority of open source software projects, both as a self-hosted repository or using a hosted Git service like GitHub. It’s also used by many companies to manage their proprietary code. Read More →

August 2, 2016 | Posted by Rachel Gillevet | Web Hosting

How Does IPMI Help Us Provide Proactive Support

How Does IPMI Help Us Provide Proactive Support

One of the key planks of our success as a managed dedicated server host is our dedication to providing responsive, proactive support. Ideally, we want to fix problems immediately, often before hosting clients become aware that there is a problem. We have numerous systems in place to monitor server health and performance. They help us spot problems quickly, and in some cases predict problems before they impact performance and availability. Read More →

July 28, 2016 | Posted by Rachel Gillevet | WordPress

The VersionPress Version Control System For WordPress Is Now Available To Everyone

The VersionPress Version Control System For WordPress Is Now Available To Everyone

If you’re a developer, you understand the benefits of version control systems like Git. You understand why a version control system that works with WordPress — including the WordPress database — is such a big deal. So, if you’re a developer, I’m just going to point you in the direction of the VersionPress site with the news that the plugin has left its paid Early Access program and is now available for free. Read More →