Membership sites are becoming very popular today, from niche “self help” information services to multi-million dollar businesses. No matter what type of membership site you’re creating, ALL have 3 essential keys to working properly and becoming successful. These keys are what you need technically to build a membership site. We’ll also discuss which tools outRead More
At WP Valet we have always kept the client at the forefront of our philosophy. This is what has separated us from all other agencies since day one. Instead of focusing on a project or job, we look at the BIG picture and treat each client as a whole business, not just a URL orRead More
We know WordCamp San Francisco is the WordCamp of all WordCamps. While Mason, our Co-Founder/CEO, had experienced the event before, the rest of us hadn’t. So five of us from our team decided to head to the conference, rent a house (with a few other awesome friends attending the event), use Uber & Lyft to get aroundRead More
So you want to build your own website. There are HUNDREDS of services and DIFY (do it for you) setups out there that promise instant websites. Many offer free or very cheap solutions for business owners wanting to toss up a quick online presence. These free sites are great for a quick proof of concept for an idea, orRead More
It’s well known in our industry that IT departments have changed drastically in their organizational structure over the last decade. Although some traditional IT departments still exist, many enterprise level companies are learning important lessons from smaller startups and DIY business owners about how to streamline their IT needs. This is especially true for companies taking advantage of OpenRead More
For the past six months, our Custom Development Team has been nose to the grindstone working on the new TreatingPain website. We are currently on a happy high after launching the new custom theme for this valuable website. TreatingPain helps people across the USA find solutions to their pain. Their site educates visitors on treatment optionsRead More
Last weekend our team traveled to Tampa, Florida to speak at WordCamp Tampa. This conference was Tampa’s first WordCamp, and it started with a bang, with over 250 in attendance and representatives pouring in from all over the globe. It took place at the spacious Keiser University campus. This year, James Tryon—our Creative Director—decided to present “Research andRead More
After the recent Heartbleed fiasco, tech companies and non-tech companies alike are on top of major breaches in computer security. Chances are you’ve already heard about “ShellShock“. These snazzy names for security breaches are meant to generate fear and awe, and while they may sound like they are irrelevant to you, they are actually closerRead More
Describe your position at WPV and what you do. Currently at WPV, I am a Premium Valet. This means any request for support is directed towards me as the initial contact. After the request is made, I will investigate the issue and determine whether the issue needs to be escalated or handle it myself. I’mRead More
Linux and Unix-based web servers, the safest you can get! While that may be true, no operating system (or software for that matter) is perfect.
The Bash Bug, also known as the Shell Shock vulnerability, presents a mega serious security problem for all servers that currently have “bash”(short for Bourne Again Shell) installed.