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WordPress 4.9 is LIVE: See Whats New

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“New features in 4.9 will smooth your design workflow and keep you safe from coding errors.” – Mel Choyce, WordPress Blog The newest version of WordPress has been released –  WordPress 4.9 – dubbed “Tipton”. Fun Fact: WordPress core developers agree they all share at least one thing in common, a love for jazz music, and have…

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KartHost EZWP Builder Announcement of Beaver Builder 2.0

EZWP Builder

You are going to LOVE THIS!!! If you are a KartHost EZWP Builder customer, you will really love the new 2.0! With the recent Monumental announcement of Beaver Builder 2.0, KartHost is thrilled to let you know that all KartHost EZWP Builder Members will be upgraded within the next few weeks.  Be watching for your personal…

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WordPress 4.9 Preview

WordPress 4.8.2

WordPress 4.9 is on the horizon, with an expected release date of Nov. 14. The release brings upgrades to the customizer, new widgets and even easier coding options for developers. Read on to find out more about the exciting updates below. The most current version of WordPress 4.8.2 was released Sept. 19. The release addressed and…

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How to Protect Personal & Payment Data And Avoid Fines

EU Personal Data Laws Online

How much is your privacy and personal information worth to you? For hackers, that number is about $41.47/per hour profit totaling over $110 billion since 2010 (according to password app company, Keeper). $110 billion with a “b” – that’s how much hackers have stolen in just 7 years by breaking into databases and selling personal…

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KartHost WP Plugin Praise: TinyPNG

With nearly 50,000 WordPress plugins (and counting), finding the right ones for your website/blog can sometimes seem daunting. While we haven’t had tried out every single plugin there is here at KartHost™, we do have the experience and eye to know a good plugin when we see one. We highly recommend TinyPNG as your one stop…

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SEO Essentials: The Checklist (Part 2)

SEO Friendly

In our previous blog, SEO: The Basics we covered what SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is, why it is important and the first basic steps that go into the back-end planning stages of setting up your website so it can be easily found by users. Now, for part 2 of our blog series, let’s delve a…

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WordPress' Vision for 2017

Powering 27% off all sites on the web – more than a billion websites – WordPress is the most popular content management system (CMS) on the web. Around the world, WordPress sites publish 31 posts per second, has 24.3 billion page views per month and is translated into 120 languages. (To see posts in real time…

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WordPress 4.7.3 Security Update

The most recent security release for WordPress 4.7.3 is now available. This update addresses six security issues and 39 maintenance fixes. Have you updated? To upgrade your WordPress install follow this guideline and you will be just fine. BACKUP YOUR SITE FIRST – With a backup you can always revert back should something go wrong.…

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New Year, New & Improved Website

Entrepreneur and Dave Ramsey personality, Christy Wright has recently honored KartHost™ by personally recommending us as the best one-stop shop for handling your website hosting and building needs! Christy is such an amazing leader in the business world, and someone we look up to immensely, so to receive her praise has us floating on cloud…

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Why Responsive Web Design?

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Update: Effective as of January, 10, 2017, Google is punishing mobile sites with “intrusive interstitials” aka pop-up ads. The consequences come in the form of lowered SEO ranking in search results. To find out what qualifies as an interstitial that makes content less accessible (and will therefore be punished) check out Google’s official blog. “Responsive web…

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