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We were recently informed of a pretty large attack on WordPress websites that use the Abandoned Cart Lite for WooCommerce plugin. With over 20,000+ installs, this vulnerability isn’t a minor issue. Let’s take a look at what hackers are doing and how you can prevent it from happening to your website.
Taking over a website and infecting isn’t too hard for hackers when version 5.1.3 or later is installed. The hackers pretend to be customers and add items to the cart, but when the time comes for checkout info, they enter fake information and injected code via a link to the billing “last name” field.
Continue reading ATTENTION WordPress Website Owners – Website Vulnerability at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
For those who are looking for the best web hosting service, you can very easily get overwhelmed with the choices. There are so many different options—shared server s, virtual private servers, cloud servers—that it can make the novice or uninitiated website owner’s head begin to spin.
One way to know that you’re getting the best options is by choosing InMotion Hosting. Our popular hosting service has established itself as a major player in the web hosting field.
Continue reading Want the Best Web Hosting? We have something for you! at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
If you want to take your online store to the next level, you must have “Buy Now” buttons to make purchasing super simple. Installing a Buy Now plugin is important as it eliminates confusion for your website traffic and simplifies the buying process.
We are living in a time of choice. Customers not only want, but expect, a range of options. When it comes to your online store, that means providing a wide variety of products or services and streamlining the purchasing process.
Continue reading Should You Get a Buy Now Plugin for WordPress at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
With the advent of the with hosting options offered by many companies, lots of business people feel like they can do anything that a professional web designer can do.
However, web designers know this isn’t necessarily the case and, even for those novices who can create a website, the cost in time isn’t necessarily worth it. So if you are considering running a web design business, there a few things that you are going to need to do in order to convince others to entrust you with their website:
It’s not all about the coding—A lot of people think that all you need to be a successful web designer is the ability to code and create cool looking websites.
Continue reading Are You Considering Running a Web Design Business? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
We hate to admit it, but there are a lot of websites out there, and not all of them are great.
Actually, there are some downright awful websites out there.
But where does failure happen? Is it the design? Is it the content?
Often, the cause of the failure is settling for mediocrity, and putting too much effort in the wrong places.
Start Doing Hard Things
In his classic book So Good They Can’t Ignore You, author and computer scientist Cal Newport argues that the best way to move the needle in your professional or creative life is to cultivate a habit of Deliberate Practice.
Continue reading Is Your Website Easy To Ignore? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
If you own a WordPress website, do you have to have WordPress hosting? It’s a question we often receive.
Choosing the best hosting plan for your specific needs is obviously always of the highest importance. The right plan can help ensure that your site works well, stays secure, and stays up and running. But when there are so many different plans (and they all seem exactly the same), it can be difficult to know which one to pick.
Continue reading I Have a WordPress Website, but Do I Really Need WordPress Hosting? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
So, you’ve decided to make your first website. Bravo! It can be an amazing adventure and a great way to let your creativity shine. But you might be wondering how to choose a website builder for beginners? With so many options out there, the choice can be overwhelming.
In this article, we’re going to walk you through building your first website, step-by-step, and we’ll also tell you how to choose the right platform for your business.
Continue reading Creating a Website for Beginners at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
If you work in a modern office, or happen to visit the Internet frequently, you have likely seen friends and co-workers sending animated GIF images around.
Popular sites like Giphy are dedicated solely to the collection and sharing of these types of images.
Though mostly shared for a quick laugh, GIFs can now play a more significant role in your overall content strategy. And JetPack is making this even easier to facilitate than you might think.
Continue reading Now You Can Add GIFs To Your WordPress Content at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
You’ve probably heard the saying nothing is free. Well, the same can be said for free website hosting – there’s really no such thing.
These days, many companies are offering “free” website hosting as a means of attracting clients looking for a home for their website. But, as with anything, there are pros and cons to having a “free” hosting service. Sometimes, it’s better to pay for the service if you want a truly professional experience with your site.
Continue reading Want Free Website Hosting? What to Consider Before Signing Up at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
We love WordPress. And after reading through this list of 5 reasons to choose WordPress Hosting, we think you’ll be singing its praises too.
WordPress is the Best CMS On The Market
When it comes to selecting a content management system (CMS) for your site, we think the choice is clear (and most of the web agrees): WordPress is the best.
Easy to Customize
WordPress is easy to customize whether you have a pre-built theme or you’re designing a site yourself using the theme framework.
Continue reading Top 5 Reasons to Choose WordPress Hosting at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
If you have spent the time and energy to create a WordPress website, then chances are you’re now looking at options for the best hosting for WordPress. This can be a tough decision. There are a number of hosting companies offering all sorts of plans.
What to Look for
So, what should you look for when it comes to picking the best hosting for WordPress? Here are some of the factors worth knowing if you want a top-notch hosting service.
Continue reading What is the Best Hosting Plan for WordPress? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Did you know that WordPress Website Creator can make going freelance super easy? If you’ve been thinking about starting your own business, now is the time. It’s never been easier.
Not sure if being a freelance WordPress developer is for you? Take a moment to answer these questions:
Are you constantly updating your own WordPress website to make it look super cool and customized?
Are you learning all of the latest coding tips and tricks on your own, just for fun?
Continue reading Becoming a WordPress Website Creator at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
As a business owner, you may be interested to learn: what’s the big deal with WordPress and how does it affect my bottom line?
WordPress is by far the most popular CMS (Content Management System) in the world.
In fact, WordPress is so popular that there are optimized WordPress Hosting plans geared up solely for serving WordPress sites.
Low Initial Investment
WordPress hosting is fast but not flashy. It’s optimized just for WordPress.
Continue reading Advantages of WordPress Hosting for Your Business at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
You may wonder what it’s like to be a professional blogger, but the problem is that you don’t know how to start a blog. You can only think of the perks: setting your own hours, being your own boss, and being able to work at home in your pajamas. But the “how to” part of the equation still eludes a lot of people. Well, don’t fear.
Take the First Steps Today
Here are some helpful steps that you can follow to get your blog set up and get you on the path to an exciting career (or side job) on the Internet.
Continue reading How to Start Your Own Blog – Do it Yourself–It’s Easy at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Choosing a hosting provider is one of the most important decisions you’ll make when it comes to your website. Your website’s performance, user experience, and even security all rely on it.
But with so many options, how do you know which one is best?
We’ve put together a simple, easy-to-use guide that will walk you through everything you need to know. Keep reading to learn what must-have features you should look for and for a quick comparison of the most popular companies out there.
Continue reading Who Provides the Best WordPress Hosting at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Two of the most common forms of website hosting services are Shared Hosting and WordPress Web Hosting. If you are debating which one is best for you, it is important to do some research as this decision will be crucial to the success of your website.
This decision is not cut-and-dry as there are some nuances that people may not realize. Let’s discuss these two options, including their benefits, drawbacks, and an analysis of the two to help you determine which one will work best for you.
Continue reading Shared Hosting vs WordPress Hosting – Is There Really Value? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
The InMotion Hosting Website Creator is a one-stop solution for tackling all of your local SEO needs. But, wait: if you find yourself asking, “What does a website creator have to do with SEO?” or “What even is local SEO?” then you’ve come to the right spot.
We’re going to tell you everything you need to know, including how to get noticed in search results, how to rank well as a local business, how to increase traffic, and why Website Creator can help.
Continue reading Using Local SEO for Your Business at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
With all of the options available today with a free website builder and hosting, it seems like now more than ever it’s quite simple to create your own site and get it up and running. But it does beg the question of whether you need a professional web developer to design your site or if you should just do it yourself.
Ultimately, this falls on you and what you want out of your website.
Continue reading Do You Need a Web Developer to Build Your Website at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Are you looking to generate passive income this year now that you have built your own website and web hosting with Website Builder? The publication of famous books like The 4 Hour Work Week has long promoted the advantages of passive income and it is easy to see why: making money while you sleep is just about every person’s dream.
So how do you make that dream a reality?
Many people are turning to the Internet to find a way to promote themselves and their products as a means of earning passive income.
Continue reading Creating Passive Income Online This Year at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
After you create your own website and have it up and running, it is necessary to update it regularly so that your site maintains a good SEO rank. If you are not familiar with the term, SEO refers to Search Engine Optimization and it involves the process by which your website is ranked by search engines such as Google.
The goal of SEO is to optimize your ranking so that you can stay near the top of results for keywords in your business or field.
Continue reading Finding Your SEO Ranking Online at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
The Industry Buzz section is divided into three major sections, which is then subdivided into smaller sections.
Corporate Blogs which include official blogs from web hosts, registrars, search engines and other related sites.
Magazines & Blogs include interesting websites related to the hosting industry, but not necessarily from official company blogs.
Industry Leaders include personal blogs from important industry leaders, such as employees from Google and WordPress. These blogs sometimes include insights on how industry leaders think, but also may contain topics not related to hosting.