Category: How to

This category contains articles about how tos and tutorials

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APRIL UPDATE – WordPress Optimized Portal (WPO)

Our WordPress Optimized Portal (WPO) is your one-stop-shop to access everything you need to succeed. From the moment you sign up for a fully managed WordPress service, our WPO Portal is where you'll find all of your active services and...

/ April 27, 2021
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How To: Recognize and Avoid Phishing Attacks

Phishing is a type of hacking that targets users on the web by impersonating legitimate businesses and organizations. Phishing attacks are done in order to lure the targeted individual into providing personal and potentially sensitive information. Often times this information...

/ April 12, 2021
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How To: Remove Dates From Permalinks in WordPress

A permalink is a permanent URL used for every piece of content within your WordPress website. Permalinks are used by both your sites visitors as well as search engines to reach your content, and each permalink typically involves your domain...

/ March 30, 2021
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How To: Improve Website Security

Security is a topic of extreme importance for all WordPress website owners. We go to great lengths to provide you with enhanced security features at BigScoots by deploying enhanced brute force protection, a custom firewall solution, spam filtering, malware scanning,...

/ March 2, 2021
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How To Effectively Work From Home – Top Tips From The BigScoots Team

Remote work has quickly become a reality for many of us. Who wouldn't love to go to work in their sweatpants, take a break to visit the fridge whenever you please, and make your own schedule? Working from home is...

/ April 28, 2020
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A BigScoots How To: Migrating From Squarespace to WordPress

Steve Benjamins from Site Build Report states that "Squarespace is like the Apple of website builders", and he isn't wrong. Squarespace provides easy-to-use templates that are both sophisticated and effective. Whether you are seeking out a website builder for your...

/ February 1, 2020
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Google to Mark Sites Without an SSL as “Not Secured” Starting July 2018

Starting this July, sites without a Secure Socket Layer (SSL) Certificate will be marked as “Not Secure” when visiting from Google's newest Chrome browser, version 68. This is following an announcement made in 2014 stating that Google will be using...

/ July 1, 2018
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Beginner’s Guide: Installing & Setting Up WordPress

At BigScoots we specialize in and we're best known for building the fastest WordPress hosting environments on the web today. But everyone doesn't always have a WordPress website for us to super charge, so for those folks, let's talk about...

/ May 29, 2018
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Creating your WordPress site and Dev site in just a few clicks with BigScoots

In this guide we will show you step by step how to easily and quickly deploy a WordPress site, along with a development site for that same WordPress site in only a few clicks! Start out by logging into cPanel via...

/ July 7, 2015