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[REVIEW] Ring Doorbell 2

For two months I've been using a Ring Doorbell 2 - a "smart" home security device which doubles as a door bell and security camera - letting you know who…

8 reasons to not trust web host backups

Having up-to-date reliable backups of your WordPress site is one of the best steps to protecting it from disaster. Web hosts often provide a backup service. They're typically automatic and…

The curiously grey market of GPL licensing

What is the GPL? When WordPress plugins and themes are released they're typically licensed under the GPL (General Public License) - this spells out the rights and limitations to using…

Free vs premium WordPress plugins

There are a huge number of WordPress plugins available to extend WordPress – this has contributed to the success of WordPress bringing it to power 27% of the Internet’s websites. Almost…

How secure is WordPress?

WordPress is fundamentally a secure platform which is constantly supported and updated by thousands of developers. When properly installed WordPress is secure. But like any other system, there are points…