What happens when you find out your website has been hacked? The short answer is that someone has to clean up the mess, and make sure the hacker doesn’t just get back in the same way. The web development site Smashing Magazine has a good article that asks, “Are You Prepared Against A Hack?“, though the content of the article is really a recovery plan. Even if there are no visible signs that your site has been compromised, you’ll want to have it cleared because your search rankings will suffer. Some site visitors may see large ominous-looking warnings before they enter your site, and will report that they can’t get to it.
Why did we choose WordPress as our platform? Because WordPress offers the most versatile, and yet the most rapid development platform for the web.
Read more in this Code Poet interview with one of our founding partners.
WordCamp hits Winnipeg this weekend, and it’s something to get excited about if you’re a person who works with websites. Statistically, 100% of people use websites, but statistically, only around 0.1% of people develop websites (according to 2006 Statistics Canada data). Of those, probaby half of them probably have used WordPress, or use it on a regular basis. (Recent data shows that WordPress has a 17% market share of websites in general.)