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BackupBuddy Plugin Security Update for WordPress Websites

If your website has BackupBuddy installed please update the plugin to version 8.7.5 immediately

A dangerous security vulnerability was recently discovered in the BackupBuddy plugin. Older versions of the plugin could allow hackers to access your WordPress backend and view sensitive information, including passwords. The vulnerability specifically applies to versions through of the plugin but all versions should be updated to 8.7.5.

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How E-Commerce Really Works, Part 5: Shipping and Inventory Management

Here it is, the thrilling conclusion to my series on e-commerce. We’ve covered a lot of ground already. Everything from the process of buying something online, to what’s happening under the surface, SECURITY, then taxes and payment processing. With the addition of today’s topic, shipping and inventory management, we’ll have a full overview of what you need to know to sell online.

Solutions to Common Concerns: Shipping and Inventory Management

Once someone successfully purchases a product from your website you need to get it to them. If you are selling physical products you’ll want to have a clear plan for shipping in place when you launch your online store. A good shipping setup can make the difference between turning a profit or not. It can also help keep your customers happy, which might be even more important.

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How E-Commerce Really Works, Part 3: Security

Welcome back to my ongoing series on e-commerce. So far we’ve covered the online sales process and how it works behind the scenes. Next we’re going to address some common e-commerce concerns, starting with security.

Solutions to Common Concerns: Security

Since it’s so important, I’ve written about security before, including how to keep your website safe from hackers. Below we’ll review some of the most important website security points, as well as some e-commerce specifics.

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