WordPress

A website owner’s guide to the new GDPR legislation

The law is changing on 25th May 2018, when new European-wide legislation called the “General Data Protection Regulation” (or GDPR) comes into force. This will have implications for every website…

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Primary Image supporting WordPress Essex

Primary Image is delighted to be supporting and co-organising the newly-established WordPress Essex group, which is meeting monthly in Chelmsford. WordPress is the most popular website software in the world,…

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Looking back: Primary Image in 2017

Our Primary Image review of 2017, including events we sponsored, conferences we attended, and customer improvements.

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Chrome and the “not secure” label

Earlier this year we published a blog on why websites are being labelled as “not secure” in the Chrome web browser. We won’t repeat that same blog here, so if…

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Our web hosting tops performance table with a 100% hat-trick

Over the past three months, our Primary Image web hosting recorded an uptime of 100.00%, measured as an average across all our customers’ websites. Primary Image made a significant investment…

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WordPress page builders compared: impact on page speed & more…

A comparison of WordPress page builders, including their impact on loading speed / page weights, ease-of-use and what happens if you deactivate them.

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What we learnt at WordCamp London 2017

WordPress is the software we use here at Primary Image to create our customers’ websites. It powers almost 30% of all websites in the world. One of the challenges we face…

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Are you using a secure password?

Everyone knows the importance of choosing a secure password, but how many of us actually put this into practice? Sometimes for convenience, we might choose an easy password, or use…

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Help! My WordPress site is labelled as “Not secure”…

Why is my website displaying a “Not secure” warning? Firstly, don’t panic – nothing has changed with your website itself! It’s a change to the way browsers label your website,…

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Review of WordCamp Europe 2016

This past weekend Primary Image flew out to Vienna, Austria, to attend WordCamp Europe 2016.  WordCamps are events that cover everything to do with WordPress (the website software we use…

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How to make your WordPress website load faster

Earlier this year I delivered a short talk on how to make your WordPress website load faster.  Nobody of course likes a slow website and, indeed, it’s pretty obvious a…

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How to Secure your WordPress Website – WordCamp UK 2014

Here’s the slides from my talk on how to secure your WordPress website, which I gave at the WordCamp UK 2014 conference in Bournemouth on 12th July. I shared some…

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WordCamp Sheffield 2014 & WordPress London

I recently attended WordCamp Sheffield 2014, which was a full-day conference all about WordPress. Taking place on April 26th at Mappin Hall, part of Sheffield University, almost 150 designers, developers and bloggers came…

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WordCamp London 2013 – review

Here at Primary Image, we love WordPress and specialise in using the platform for the websites we design. So, at the end of November, we went to the inaugural WordCamp…

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WordCamp UK – Lancaster 2013

This weekend we travelled all the way from Essex to attend WordCamp UK 2013 in Lancaster, which is an annual meetup for WordPress designers, developers and users. WordCamp Day 1: Saturday, 13th…

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WordPress – password protecting the login and WP-Admin via htaccess

Please note, this guide is based on Apache (e.g. cPanel) hosting. Why additionally password protect the WordPress login area? When I first started using WordPress, I never had any protection…

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