Mysterious Error Message & A Web Site that Goes Down

Over the course of a couple of months I have seen several incidents where WordPress sites (that is sites with WordPress installations on third-party hosting servers, NOT WordPress.com) have gone down with a mysterious error message displayed. Site workers have discovered that they cannot log into the site. A typical …

WordPress Update Time & Security Comment

Within the last few days we have been receiving email messages from various WordPress installations that we manage. Those installations are set to automatically update, and when those updates are made the “system” sends a message to the World Famous Web Basement.  This is all very good. Not all WordPress …