Author: Ember Stetson

Ember Stetson is a Content Coordinator for AKLWEB HOST, with a special focus on editing copy and all things blog-related. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, watching Oscar-nominated movies, and drinking iced lattes.

In this series, we share some of the inspiring stories of how WordPress and its global network of contributors can change people’s lives for the better. This month we feature a WordPress development and large project specialist on the difference the software and community can make to your career and life. Dee’s story with computers started at school in New Zealand where discovering how a mouse worked and learning BASIC and Pascal was a catalyst for what later became a programming career. At a time when computers were just becoming mainstream, there were no opportunities for girls in her school…

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Advertising is becoming more social across all areas, including TV, billboards, banner ads, and print, as well as new online formats. There are many examples of high-profile social advertising campaigns, utilizing innovative digital technology alongside mechanics such as Facebook Connect to bring this to the next level. But social advertising is open to all advertisers, no matter what your budget. By developing a smart ad campaign, you can integrate your activities with social media to get more bang for your buck and make your one hit of an ad last longer, by creating a community that you can talk to…

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Plesk is here with the second major WP Toolkit release of the year: v5.11. With the new release now available, users can expect to find the Smart Updates feature’s user experience to be significantly improved. That’s right, we revamped the User Experience of the Smart Updates Feature. Site administrators can now run updates with ease and breeze like never before. Smart Updates UX Improved While gathering feedback left and right, we quickly realized that Site Administrators are often still confused about how to proceed with the Smart Updates feature. ‘What are we supposed to look at?’ was one of the concerns rising to the foreground.…

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We are excited to bring you WordPress Toolkit version 5.10, the first major WordPress Toolkit release of 2022! This release focuses on further improving the vulnerability scan feature, delivering bug fixes to customers, and laying out the groundwork for the introduction of API in the product. Site Vulnerability Scan: Support For Inactive Assets Site vulnerability scan has been helping site administrators keep their sites secure for several months now. However, it was scanning only active plugins and themes, which could be a problem in some cases. If a site admin wanted to activate a previously inactive plugin, there was no…

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If we talk about Amazon cloud services, I’m pretty sure many readers would have heard a lot about Amazon web hosting services, such as Elastic Cloud computing (EC2), Simple Storage Services (S3), and many more. But what if I tell you that there are plenty of them that you have not heard about and you cannot even imagine the capabilities of those services to bring a drastic change in the computing trends. In this post, we will talk about 5 trendy offerings from Amazon cloud services that have not been hyped enough to gain the public attention. 5 Contemporary AWS Products &…

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Comprehensive support, scalability, data security, and reliability are some of the tangible benefits of a web hosting service. A business may get more than these depending on their server hosting service provider. The potential to save money and grow a business is significantly high with a dedicated server. Let’s now take a look at some of the key reasons why a managed dedicated server hosting can propel a business in more ways than one. Reasons you need a Managed Dedicated Server – 1. Expert Support The moment a business purchases a web hosting plan from a reputable dedicated server hosting provider, the…

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Linux is one of the most popular options when it comes to web servers. It is an open-source platform, which means you can enhance your Linux server’s security on your own, without having to depend on the actual publisher of the technology. This happens to be one of the key benefits of dedicated Linux server hosting. You get total control of your server’s security and there’s no doubt that securing your Linux dedicated servers is crucial to protect your data and intellectual property from hackers. We shall discuss 3 best practices for the default installation of the Linux system to help you…

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Getting ready to start a dropshipping business? Before you set up your online store and launch your journey as an ecommerce entrepreneur, it’s important to learn some background information, do your research, and understand the first steps you should take. Knowing how to start a dropshipping business can help you avoid some possible risks and downsides while moving forward confidently to get your business up and running. Let’s look a little closer at how to start dropshipping. Should you start a dropshipping business? Before you start a dropshipping business, it’s important to understand the dropshipping business model. How dropshipping works Dropshipping is not…

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Smart businesses are shifting more and more online, changing from local businesses to worldwide businesses serving customers all over. It’s helpful to understand the different aspects of web hosting before making a choice that will affect the growth of your business down the road. Use the helpful guide below to help your brick and mortar business establish a presence online, and take advantage of the mass exodus of customers looking to shop on the Internet instead of in person. Websites 101 Before defining web hosting, it is crucial that you first understand the definition of a website. A website is…

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“Should I buy more than one domain name?” That’s a great question. And more often than not, the answer is yes. Purchasing more than one domain name is an excellent investment when done sensibly. When done right, owning multiple domain names is synonymous with brand protection and business security. We’ll explain exactly why that is in this blog post. Yes, You Should Buy Multiple Domain Names Owning more than one domain is a smart business decision. However, that doesn’t mean you should go out and buy every domain name that strikes your fancy. Instead, approach purchasing multiple domain names with…

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