How to avoid ransomware hurting your business?

The value of having backup of important data outside our own network is often underestimated, but if you get a ransomware virus spread in your own network, you realize how important the data we need every day is. For many organizations, data backup is more important than other types of insurance. The disappearance of a […]

Infection control and registration of attendees during the pandemic

Norwegian health authorities now require that all participantas and spectators are registered when attending events. This is done to make infection tracking easier. Sircon has developed a solution that makes registration during the pandemic easy both for attendees and organizers. This requirement has a fair few challenges associated with it: Anyone attending the event is […]

Pagebuilders and why you should avoid them

They make content look pretty and you feel like you are in control when you create pages with a pagebuilder. However, there are more considerations to be made before losing your content to a pagebuilder format. Sircon has seen many pagebuilder in various WordPress installations, and we have seen many reasons for simply avoiding using […]

Avoid using Jetpack for WordPress

We recommend that you avoid using Jetpack for WordPress, for multiple reasons. We will actively block Jetpack for WordPress from now on. Here is a summary of the most important reasons: Unecessary extra requests (effectively doubling the requests to the website) Jetpack uses XML-RPC api. This leads to security issues, e.g. bruteforcing. This contradicts Jetpacks […]

The WordPress exponent – dealing with slow WordPress

Why is my WordPress so slow? Why aren’t my caching plugins helping speed up my website? WordPress isn’t so slow when hosted on other servers, fix your servers If you are experiencing a slow WordPress, or these statements seem familiar to you or your customers, then you are not the first, and guaranteed not to be […]