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wpvivid backup plugin
WordPress Business
Todd Jones

WPVivid Backup Plugin launches extension for the MainWP dashboard

Earlier this year, WPVivid Backup Plugin, a new WordPress backup plugin, launched an extension for the MainWP dashboard. The extension helps customers who use WPVivid operate their backup system within the MainWP dashboard. Currently, the extension is free. The team at WPVivid plans on releasing a pro version of their plugin this month. The plugin was released in April of 2019 and currently has 121,441 downloads, including 9,470 in the last seven days. The plugin has 131 ratings in the WordPress repository, with 126 being five stars. Earlier this Fall, I was able to chat with Nicholas, the lead developer,

Power of MainWP
WordPress Business
Todd Jones

Getting started with MainWP: Learning what you need to know

You are standing on the edge of a vast canyon. Maybe you are standing on something like the Grand Canyon. Taking that leap is difficult. What if I fall? What if I lose my balance? Why would I take the jump when it is safe here on the edge? No, I’m not thinking about the song Shallow by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper, but I guess it fits. via GIPHY Maybe that’s what you are thinking right now about trying MainWP. I hear you. I am here to mitigate the risk. Today’s post will walk you through the things you

Cyber Monday Deals
WordPress Business
Todd Jones

Cyber Monday deals you can actually use with your MainWP setup

You can thank Philly for the world of Black Friday. The city of Brotherly Love seems to be where the name comes from. The Philadelphia police department gave it that name because of the massive amounts of traffic on the day following Thanksgiving. As you see in this snippet of a column from 1966 in the “The American Philatelist,” JANUARY 1966 — “Black Friday” is the name which the Philadelphia Police Department has given to the Friday following Thanksgiving Day. It is not a term of endearment to them. “Black Friday” officially opens the Christmas shopping season in center city,

MAINWP SECURITY EXTENSIONS
WordPress Business
Todd Jones

Taking advantage of MainWP security extensions to help secure your sites from the menacing zombies on the internet

What is your favorite scary movie? How did it make you feel to watch the movie? I remember when the movie The Blair Witch Project came out. It was creepy. There were no zombies in the movie, but an urban legend about a witch. Word is, the filming concluded on Halloween. I remember as I watched to movie thinking to myself, anyone who has ever camped out hears noises, yet they were freaking out. There are lots of noises in the silence. via GIPHY Sometimes, the more we panic, the worse we get scared. It is important to be alert,

WordPress Business
Todd Jones

How to manage WordPress security like a boss using the MainWP Dashboard

Security is pretty important. In fact, security is damn important. Hackings of your website can cost you valuable downtime, embarrassing visuals, get you in trouble with Google and cost you the chance to make money. Yet it happens every day. This is why it is necessary for someone running a business on their website to have security measure in place. Security measures come down to two basic things: Preventative, and the ability to restore. To restore, this means you have a backup system in place. Thankfully, with MainWP as your WordPress maintenance tool, you have easy access to options to

MainWP Dashboard
WordPress Business
Todd Jones

Get your life back: Seven ways the MainWP Dashboard saves you time

“Do. Or do not. There is no try.” Yoda in The Empire Strikes Back via GIPHY You got in the business of entrepreneurship for many reasons. One of those reasons is to do all of the things you love. Imagine your surprise when you finally started working for yourself when you found out you don’t have any time. You have to do everything from admin, o development, to client management, to cleaning your offices’ bathrooms. Then, you hustle up dozens if not hundreds of WordPress clients only to have them calling you for maintenance issues. Now, you have to maintain these

MainWP Favorites Extension

No more searching around or trying to remember the name of all the plugins and themes that you use on a regular basis! The MainWP Favorites Extension allows you to store frequently used plugins and themes for quick and easy installation on a site.  In addition, since those favorites are stored locally on your Dashboard and DOES NOT use the WordPress.org Favorites API so your privacy is maintained. The Favorites Extension even allows you to group your plugins and themes based on any criteria you want. Say that you use a different set of plugins or a different theme for sites

Happy Holidays

As the holiday season arrives, we would like to take this opportunity to express our appreciation to all our users and let everybody know that we look forward to continuing to serve you in the coming year. We are truly grateful for your continued trust and support! We wish you a Happy Holiday Season and a joyful, healthy and prosperous New Year! MainWP Team

MainWP Goes Multilingual!

Today we are proud to announce a new much, needed feature! With the latest MainWP  Dashboard version (1.8), and MainWP Child 0.10 we have implemented WordPresses localization feature. Our goal is to make the MainWP plugin more accessible to non-English speakers and with this adjustment it is now possible and quite easy to translate the MainWP plugin into any language. This means if you prefer to work with your native language, and you use your local WordPress version the MainWP Dashboard and Child plugin will now be translated if there is a translation available. If there is no translation for

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