WordPress Recommends Updating Right Away Four vulnerabilities are now public and out in the open. These security issues affect WordPress versions between 3.7 and 5.8. It is extreamly important that you update your WordPress installation to the latest version: 5.8.3
Looking for a WordPress Template or Website for a community Solarize+ project? I built a mobile friendly WordPress template in 2018 for Nashua Solarize+. This template includes all of the features you need for your community Solarize+ project: Events schedule on every page Company and sponsor logos on every page Contact Form on the homepage, … Continue reading Solarize Plus Template for WordPress
According to Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures and The Free and Open Software Security Community here are the main current security issues with WordPress. The known issues are in plugins and one theme. The WordPress Application itself (the Core) does not have any know issues at this time. The plugin names in bold are ones I’ve … Continue reading Known WordPress Vulnerabilities – July 2019
I built a WordPress plugin for displaying the weather forecast. The forecast data is pulled from the NOAA NWS Forecast API. The plugin has a shortcode that can be placed on a post, page, or in a widget, anywhere you want to show the forecast. The shortcode takes two perimeters: 1) the location (as latitude, … Continue reading WordPress Custom Plugin: NOAA Weather Forecast
I recently built a WordPress site for my brother Frank, the mortgage banker. WordPress is a great option for Frank, because it so fast and easy to use. Frank’s been posting news to his blog several times a week and finds WP easy to use.
In reviewing a website log this morning I came across this string of hits. The of this traffic is about 1 hit every 3 seconds, or 20 hits per minute. This is clearly from a bot at IP 18.104.22.168, in Sakarya, Turkey. This log includes the Referrer (where the traffic was came from) which I … Continue reading Scanning For Vulnerabilities: 22.214.171.124
Mary A. Sweeney Home is a senior housing community for single women located in Nashua, NH. The Mary Sweeney Home features 31 apartment-style residences each with a unique view and amenities. Seniors choose to live at Mary Sweeney Home because of the peace of mind, and healthy and social living it affords them. The Home lost … Continue reading Mary A. Sweeney Home Website
This December I built a new WordPress site for the Grasmere Village Water Precinct, in Goffstown NH. This Water Precinct provides water service and fire protection for the small village of Grasmere in Goffstown NH. For the site I created a custom WordPress Theme based on Neve By Themeisle. Neve promotes itself as a “super fast” … Continue reading Website for Grasmere Village Water Precinct
Eastman is a non-profit charitable foundation that promotes environmental stewardship, education, and green recreation in Grantham, Enfield, and Springfield New Hampshire. This project was to modernize Eastman’s old WordPress website, and give it a new cleaner look. I based my custom theme for this one on the Khaown theme for it’s ADA compliance and it’s Bootstrap … Continue reading Website Upgrade for Eastman Charitable Foundation
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I might write a random Shakespeare Quote Generator. Would you like to show random Shakespeare quotes in your sidebar? I could make a WordPress Widget for it. For starters, here is 211 quotes off of the net. Next I can dump these into an array, than grab a random number $row = mt_rand(0, 210);, then display … Continue reading 200 Famous Shakespeare Quotes
I built the first Notch Hostel website years ago, so giving the site a face lift was a real treat. The first step was to duplicate the site so we could upgrade the look on top of the existing content while keeping the existing site live. NotchHostel is hosted on SiteGround, and the one-click “Staging” … Continue reading NotchHostel Site Rebuild
I review my sites log file just about every week. In the log I often find a string of 404 errors like this listing below. These 404’s errors are from a hacker poking around my hosting account. They hit the account 3-4 times a minute, cycling their IP for each hit. In this case they … Continue reading Review Your Website’s Logfile
For this freelance project I migrate a lot of content for a church into WordPress, and modified a nice Bootstrap 3 based template to suit their needs. The site makes good use of the Attachments plugin, and the Ninja Forms plugin. Both I used before and still really really like.
How much does a basic website cost? This free online calculator will give you a rough estimate from just 5 questions. Need a website in a hurry? I can have your basic website up and running in days. Give me a call to check availability and review your details: 603-497-2500 I’ve also included at the … Continue reading Website Cost Calculator
It’s been a busy post-vacation week for me. I have several quick-turnaround projects to get out the door. Just finished the third one, for Always True Construction. The Always True site is built using GoDaddy’s free Site Builder. The builder worked OK for me, but it is very limiting in what you can do with … Continue reading Always True Construction
MtnWeekly News publishes independent gear reviews after testing outdoor gear first-hand. SEO is highly competitive in the outdoor gear review space, and web site speed is a big factor often overlooked. A few weeks back I updated MtnWeekly with the goal of improving website performance. I broke the upgrade process down into these stages: migrate … Continue reading MtnWeekly Site Upgrade
Here is the web terminology that comes up most often: (I’ll add a diagram later to help illustrate some of the concepts) URL: A URL is a pointer or address to a web page. The URL to this page is:https://kimballrexford.com/website-terminology HTTP and HTTPS: HTTP, and HTTPS (as well as FTP) are connection protocols. These are … Continue reading Website Terminology
One of my recent projects was converting an older static HTML website to a modern responsive website with a WordPress admin system. A static HTML website is hard to update. You need quite a bit of knowledge and skills that’s unlike anything most people have exposure to. However, updating the content on a WordPress most … Continue reading Rebuilding The SoapstoneWorks Website
Yesterday I launched a new commercial real estate site for Warner Realty Partners: Highly customized version of WordPress Spacious theme by Theme Grill. Removed unneeded CSS @media queries for optimal performance. Developed a custom WordPress shortcode to render properties from Catylist MLS on the page. Cached for 12 hours for performance. Good boost for SEO. RETS feed from … Continue reading Warner Realty Partners – Real Estate Website