Another reason why you need professional maintenance on your website

dboyWeb Development, WordPress

Maui Web Development

Software engineers are smart people, but being smart does not exclude someone from making mistakes. Case in point, the most recent update for WordPress (at the time of writing this post in February 2018) literally broke itself. This article goes into more detail, but the short story is that developers releasing a standard update to the WordPress core software accidentally … Read More

Real Time Threat Response: Included In All DK Design Maintenance Plans


When a client pays me to maintain their website, they get much more than routine software patches and updates (which themselves are quite a valuable service). They also get real time threat defense at the automated software level, as well as at the human level. Believe it or not, your site and the server it’s on are constantly blocking attacks … Read More

Major WooCommerce Update Illustrates The Need For Professional Maintenance


There I was, logged in to one of my client’s websites, ready to perform a standard update procedure, when a notice from WooCommerce caught my eye: “2.6 is a major update. It is important that you make backups and ensure themes and extensions are 2.6 compatible before upgrading, in particular shipping method extension (Table Rate Shipping) since 2.6 introduces shipping … Read More