Understanding the different types of hosting for WordPress

Launching a WordPress website online means having hosting. There are numerous types of hosting to consider, each of which have their benefits, pitfalls and target groups.   Free Hosted Service wordpress.com is a free platform that is maintained and owned by Automattic. Automattic is owned by Matt Mullenweg, who is the benevolent dictator for life…

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Our involvement in The WP Crowd

One of the thing we believe in at SatelliteWP is sharing our knowledge and giving back to the community. Because we’ve all been helped by other more knowledgeable people when we started, and because karma is a good thing. As such, SatelliteWP’s co-founders are part of various online and business communities, and one of those is…

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Let’s Encrypt now supports wildcards

Let's Encrypt wildcard

The non-profit Let’s Encrypt, created to encourage the use of SSL certificates for free, announced earlier this week that the usage of “wildcard” certificates was now possible. Last June, Let’s Encrypt told the world that wildcard would be available in January 2018. However, we had to wait as the project was delayed.   But what…

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Google will force the transition to HTTPS for July 2018

Google Chrome HTTPS

By marking sites not using SSL certificate with the mention “Not secure” if a form contained confidential data this last September, Google sent a clear message that the unsecured web was destined to disappear. With the soon to be released version 68 of Chrome, Chrome’s security product manager Emily Schechter recently announced that the measure would…

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Is your website at risk of cross contamination?

Since we offer a WordPress website maintenance service, we are brought upon to examine different web hosting configurations in order to help our clients in their technology decisions. One of the most neglected aspect surely has to be the cross contamination of websites. The reason is simple : none of the website owners have ever…

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Happy holidays to all

The holiday break begins in a few hours. We would like to take a few moments to wish all our customers and collaborators happy holidays! May 2018 be a year of easy maintenance, spectacular performance and increased security! See you next year! Happy New Year 2018!

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Guillaume Hamel joins SatelliteWP

It is with great pride that we announce a new member in the SatelliteWP team, we welcome Guillaume Hamel! His mission is to help companies and agencies to better manage their web structure via our maintenance services of WordPress web sites. Guillaume is deeply involved in the Montreal WordPress community. He appeared on our radar…

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How to Leverage Your WordPress Skills for Big Money

That’s it! My first talk in English was done at WordCamp Halifax 2017: How to Leverage Your WordPress Skills for Big Money. It has been an amazing journey leading to this. Before I share my slides, I’d like to thank the WordCamp Halifax organizers Alison, Tara and Richard, everybody that showed up and my partner Jean-François for…

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