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Best WordPress Plugins

Backup Plugins: BackWPup BackUpWordPress Updraft WordPress Backup to Dropbox VaultPress Boards and Membership Job Board Membership Plugin WP eMember – WordPress eMember is a powerful WordPress Membership Plugin that can turn your existing or new WordPress site into a fully featured membership site. Participants Database Restrict Content Pro – Restrict Content Pro is a complete membership and premium content manager plugin for WordPress. Simple Membership User Pro ...

What is An SSL Certificate

What is an Secure Socket Layer (SSL) Certificate? SSL Certificates are small data files that link an encryption key to an organization’s details. An SSL certificate gets installed on a web server and creates a secure tunnel between two points. Those points could be connections to databases, other services, but mostly visitor web browsers. ...

ADA Website Compliance – Is It Necessary

As you probably know, the American Disabilities Act enforces handicapped and disabled individuals right to appropriate accommodation such as braille lettering on signs or handicap parking spaces. ADA compliance is mandatory for physical locations, but what about ADA Website Compliance? There are currently no official guidelines for ADA website compliance. That doesn’t mean you can’t be ...

13 Tips for the Best WordPress Hosting Experience

Offering the Best WordPress Hosting is not easy. Many hosts offer automated updates that can break or damage a site, limited backups, poor support, or worse. At CourseVector, we specialize in Managed WordPess Hosting without relying on automation. Every one of our hosting accounts gets a periodic review by a qualified technician. ...

7 Reasons You Need an Explainer Video

In case you aren’t exactly sure how an explainer video works or even what it is, an explainer video is a concise summary of what your product or service is and how it can benefit your clients or customers. It can be a demonstration, technical in nature, instructional, or a showcase. The length is ...

How an HTML Redirect Can Save Your Website Ranking

Either use an HTML redirect or get an “Error 404 – Page not found” which is like reading from a tombstone. Here lies a page that used to be and exists no longer. For Google rankings, this results in ejection—red card—game over. But it’s possible to salvage virtually all of your webpage and website ranking ...

Responsive Web Design vs Adaptive Web Design What Are the Differences?

Whether a website uses a responsive web design or an adaptive web design it is extremely important that your site is optimized for the mobile web, otherwise you’ll lose visitors who are using their smart phones or tablets in hopes of getting some quick info. Before taking measures to make your site easier to view ...

301 Redirect In WordPress FAQ

I am just trying to do a single 301 redirect from an old event page to the new one but it doesn’t seem to work. Do you have a good redirect plugin or method that you can recommend? We use the WordPress plugin called Redirection for basic 301 Redirects. However, we prefer Yoast Premium as it ...

WordPress Backup With Updraft

WordPress Backup is provided, at no additional cost, for all of CourseVector’s managed hosting clients. Each Managed hosting client receives automatic, periodic backups via updraft to the Amazon S3 cloud storage service. Since this backup is stored off site, it offers maximum protection for our client’s website investment. Updraft is a simple and reliable website backup ...

WordPress Booking Plugin for WooCommerce

The WordPress Booking Plugin for WooCommerce allows you to turn your WooCommerce store into a full-fledged Booking & Reservation system. It can be used for any online bookable service or product. If you are looking to automate your appointments and bookings by allowing clients to choose available time slots, then this might be the ...

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