Simple Site Security

Simple Site Security

There are a lot of tools out there to secure a website whether it be written in osCommerce, WordPress or Magento.  Some are free and some are paid. Some are simple and many are getting very complex.

The most simple thing you can do is monitor changes to your site files. To do that you do not need any tools other than a simple cron job which will check for file changes and notify you via email. So for micro business owners this is often the way to go. Use it alone or in conjunction with other tools.  Simply decide how often to […] Read more

WordPress 4.7 is now available

WordPress 4.7 is now available

Version 4.7 of WordPress, named “Vaughan” in honor of legendary jazz vocalist Sarah “Sassy” Vaughan, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. According to WordPress, new features in 4.7 help you get your site set up “the way you want it”. […] Read more

Mobile Site Newsletter Subscribe

Mobile Site Newsletter Subscribe

Google announced policy changes that are taking effect on January 10, 2017 that will effect mobile search ranking. A mobile site with intrusive pop-ups will run the risk of having their search rankings devalued. So if your mobile is using a popup for newsletter subscription, you’ll need to change that before the deadline. […] Read more

Got a Debit Card?  Think it’s like using a Credit Card? Think again.

Got a Debit Card? Think it’s like using a Credit Card? Think again.

Debit cards are being used more like credit cards to pay for goods so is there any difference in terms of fraud liability?

According to the Federal Trade Commission  you are only liable for up to $50 on fraudulently charges on your credit card but for charges on your debit card it is a whole other story. Considering many debit cards are linked to savings or overdraft accounts the story can be even scarier.

If you report an ATM or debit card missing before someone uses it, the FTA says you are not responsible for any unauthorized transactions. If someone uses […] Read more