At A2 Hosting, we take website performance seriously. We also take security seriously, just as our partner Sucuri does. Sucuri is a website security and vulnerability detection solution. Sucuri has recently detected a severe SQL injection vulnerability in the NextGEN Gallery WordPress plugin. The vulnerability in this highly popular image …Read More »
A few weeks ago we published a WordPress infographic showing the staggering growth of the platform. One of the key statistics in the infographic is that over 11% off all WordPress sites are hosting their sites in the newly recommended PHP 7 and HTTPS WordPress Hosting environment. A2 Hosting is …Read More »
As the most popular Content Management System (CMS) available, WordPress draws its fair share of attention from attackers. To keep your website safe, you need to take active measures to secure it. Otherwise, you might fall prey to brute force attacks or other harmful exploits. The key to protecting your …Read More »
As a website owner, you’re probably already familiar with some of the issues brought about by spammers and bots. When left unchecked, they can bring down the quality of your site by abusing your comments sections, and even attack your contact forms. To this day, Completely Automated Public Turing Tests …Read More »
Managing a website is easier than ever nowadays, but that doesn’t mean things can’t go wrong. Your website could get hacked, it could break after an update, or you could delete critical files by mistake – and that’s just for starters. A single backup could save your skin in each …Read More »
About 30,000 websites are hacked each and every day. Reasons sites get hacked could be covered in a completely separate blog post of its own (and has been). Some of the top reasons a site becomes vulnerable are if you’re using insecure/easy to guess passwords as well as using outdated …Read More »
Security has always been a major concern – not only for the internet at large, but for WordPress users too. In fact, given that WordPress is attacked 24% more than all other content management systems combined, WordPress security should arguably be one of your higher priorities. Security breaches are the …Read More »
There has been a recent rise in phishing emails sent to A2 Hosting customers. Phishing emails are sent from criminals in an attempt to fool you by making them appear to be from A2 Hosting or a trusted source associated with your A2 Hosting account. These emails encourage you to …Read More »
As we look forward to 2016, it has become a bit of a tradition here at A2 Hosting to take a moment to look back on everything we've accomplished over the previous year. When looking back, it's particularly satisfying to see the majority of our major accomplishments aligned directly with our overall goal; making sure you get the fastest page load speeds possible.
With the upcoming release of Drupal 8 on November 19th, Drupal users have something extra to be grateful for this Thanksgiving. After all, it's been almost 5 years since the release of Drupal 7.0. While Drupal 7 included many improvements and new futures compared to its previous versions, the same can be said about Drupal 8. What are some of these improvements?