What’s The Red Circle By Plugins?

Have you ever logged into your WordPress dashboard and noticed a red circle next to the plugins button? What in the world does it mean?  It’s showing you how many of your plugins have upgrades available.  Remember that plugins are little software programs.  They need to be upgraded periodically just like any other software. To […]

Upgrade to WordPress 2.8.1

WordPress has come out with version 2.8.1.  If you’re on version 2.8, I suggest you upgrade.  It turns out that there’s a security issue because of the way that some plugins interact with 2.8. I’ve reached out to all my customers that are on 2.8 and given them a free upgrade.  If I’ve overlooked anyone, […]

Five Great WordPress Plugins

Akismet – You have to install this!  OK, if you enjoy receiving hundreds, if not thousands, of spam emails then don’t install this.  Otherwise, Akismet is a must.  It will filter out most of the nasty comment spam.  If forced to make an estimate I’d say that Akismet catches 98% of spam. WP-DB-Backup – You’ve […]