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150 – Kinsta hosting on Google’s Cloud with Brian Jackson

Kinsta hosting on GoCloud with Brian Jackson - WP Builds WordPress podcast

Today we have a chat with Brian Jackson from Kinsta. Kinsta are a managed WordPress hosting company who have grow rapidly since their inception in 2013. When they started managed WordPress hosting was not the giant business that it was today. In those days we were still opting for shared hosting and VPS hosting. But with the advent of cloud platforms such as Amazon’s AWS and Google Cloud, there came an opportunity for people with the skills to leverage those platforms and repurpose them as WordPress specific hosting solutions. Find out how Kinsta works and see if they are a good fit for your next WordPress project.

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141 – Feeling insecure about security (Part 2)

Feeling insecure about security (Part 2) - WP Builds WordPress podcast

This is the second episode about WordPress security. In this podcast we talk about the range of security plugins that we’ve heard of. It’s by no means an exhaustive list, bit we cover some of the main options that you’ve heard of. We discuss these WordPress security plugins; what options do they offer, do we understand what they’re doing and how do we pass on the responsibility for security to our WordPress website clients? Have a listen and post your comments…

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140 – Feeling insecure about security (Part 1)

Feeling insecure about security (Part 1) - WP Builds WordPress podcast

This is the first in a two part podcast about WordPress and security. In this episode we go over all of the potential problems that you might encounter with your WordPress website. There’s the usual things such as uptime monitoring, backups and implementing a firewall, but there’s also some other, more unusual topics. Do you make sure that you’re keeping your client data safe? Are you expunging backups and SSH keys that you no longer require in case your system is compromised…

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139 – A better way to manage your media library with Stuart Brameld

A better way to manage your media library with Stuart Brameld - WP Builds WordPress podcast

If you’ve been using WordPress any length of time, you’ll have run into the frustrations that the Media Library can present. It’s a pretty decent UI, but it’s not as good as services that we’re using such as Google Drive or Dropbox. WP Media Manager aims to fix that. Not only does it look great but it stores all of your assets in Amazon S3 or Microsoft Azure with all of the benefits that this brings… highly scalable, secure, permissions based. I think that this plugin is certainly worth a look… PS… Sorry about the poor audio this week!

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