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What is Let’s Encrypt? Let’s Encrypt SSL and Certification

Over the last few months, there has been a noticeable spike in the number of articles, blog posts, and tutorials that describe how to use Let’s Encrypt. Most promise to show readers how to instantly…

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Using Server Name Indication (SNI) for Better SSL Encryption

Ask any WordPress developer about SSL certificates and encryption and you are likely to get a lot of groans and eye-rolling. Encrypting even basic WordPress websites is becoming a requirement due to market movers like…

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What are DNS Records? Types and How to Use Them

This article is part three in a series dedicated to the DNS Management; DNS Record Types Explained. We recommend you read the first two entries in this series, Registrars and Nameservers and Zones, Record Types, and Record Composition before…

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DNS Management Basics: DNS Records, DNS Zones, and Record Composition

This article is part two in a series dedicated to the basics of DNS management, DNS Record Types. It is recommended that you read the first entry in this series, “Registrars and Nameservers,” before continuing with this…

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Page Redirection: How to Set up Redirects in WordPress

One of the biggest reasons why WordPress is so popular is because there is pretty much a plugin to help solve any problem you may have. One of the most common problems we get asked about…

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DNS Management: Registrars and Nameservers

If you’re reading this article, chances are great that you have about had it trying to understand how DNS records work. There is a ton of record types, places to point things, countless IP addresses,…

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Why does my site say “Briefly Down For Scheduled Maintenance”?

Is your website showing the “Briefly unavailable for scheduled maintenance” message? You may encounter this message when applying updates to your site. This happens because a plugin or theme was interrupted before it could finish the updates…

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How to migrate your site from

Did you know that Pressable will migrate up to five WordPress sites from other hosts for free? If you’d like us to migrate your site log in to your MyPressable account and create a site….

Migrate a Site to WordPress from Another Platform

You can migrate from a number of different platforms to Pressable. This guide will walk you through some of the most common platforms. From If you are a user and are interested in…

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How to Get a Website Up and Running Quickly with Pressable

When you sign up for Pressable, WordPress is already installed. You don’t need to worry about choosing a suitable hosting company, or installing WordPress. We’ve turned the famous 5-minute install into a 30 second install….

Setting up an MX record for emails.
What is an MX Record?

An MX record is a type of resource record in the Domain Name System that specifies a mail server responsible for accepting email messages on behalf of a recipient’s domain. A preference value used to prioritize mail delivery if multiple mail servers are…

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