Don’t you hate technology? 2FA security and Recaptcha

Yes, we all do. Unless it doesn’t get in the way. In the past ReCaptcha (the software trick to stop pesky robots taking over your website) did get in the way, so we dropped it.

Password reset spam and password protection

There’s a measure in our setup to prevent discovery of your usernames by preventing scans of ‘/?author=N’, the oEmbed API, the WordPress REST API, and WordPress XML Sitemaps. However we’ve noticed a small increase in password reset activity to info@yourdomain.what.ever…

Are you ready to learn about WordPress blocks?

There are only a few of you that have ventured into WordPress blocks, aka the Gutenberg Editor. Here’s an initial tutorial that you might like to run through, before you dive in. We’ve enabled the Gutenberg editor but only as…

Server manoeuvres in the dark

Most of our domains migrated successfully yesterday during the allotted maintenance window. A number needed further nudging and cajoling, and several required a gentle kick. By this morning there were only 4 websites left with a temporary redirect. We’re still…

Ourlocality Scheduled Maintenance 2pm on Thursday 13th August

We’ve set a maintenance window of around 1 hour at 2pm Thursday 13th August. In the run up all website owners are requested to keep away from the administration area. Updates right up to the wire may not get transferred,…

We’re moving platform

Background Since 2010 our hosting partner has been a York based company, Bytemark. We’re planning to move to a new host based in Cambridge, called Mythic Beasts. Our infrastructure will remain in the UK.