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Reasons to Choose WordPress

January 28, 2018 2:08 am Published by Leave your thoughts

So Many Choices

In the early days of the web there were not many considerations when planning a new site. You would simply write your content in HTML, style your site in CSS, and publish. These days we want more from a website. Complex capabilities such as secure logins, rotating graphics, shopping carts and database handling. To handle all of these requirements, we’ve created a new class of software called “Content Management Systems” or CMS for short. When you’re planning a new website there’s many different CMS available and it can be challenging to know which one you should use for your project. Developer opinions on this subject vary, however I am going to tell you that for most web projects, especially hobby blogs, business and non-profit websites, WordPress is the best choice. Here are the top 5 reasons.

Redirect all HTTP traffic to HTTPS

January 2, 2018 12:03 am Published by Leave your thoughts

There are lots of “plugins” and “applications” being sold to people these days which perform this step but they are not necessary. All you need is a small configuration edit. This works for both Apache and Nginx.