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Exciting news! WordPress® 3.2 is now available in Go Daddy Hosting Connection®. To upgrade to WordPress 3.2, you need to enable PHP 5.2 in your hosting account, and upgrade your MySQL version — if you’re not already using MySQL 5.0. If your hosting account already meets these requirements, head on over to Go Daddy Hosting [...]
WordPress® announced today that recent updates to the plugins AddThis, WPtouch, and W3 Total Cache might contain backdoors inserted by malicious users that could grant them unauthorized access. The current versions available from WordPress are clear of the backdoor. If you use these plugins, update to the most recent version now. For more information, see [...]
Go Daddy once again shows its commitment to providing our customers the best WordPress® experience — this time with Jetpack. Earlier this month WordPress announced a new plugin called Jetpack, bringing popular functionality from WordPress.com users to all WordPress users, including those using Go Daddy to host their WordPress-powered site. Check out the impressive list [...]
Domain names are like real estate — sometimes, you move. And now it’s much, much easier to bring your WordPress® site to your new address. If you’re using the latest version of WordPress, you can log in to your WordPress control panel, and change your domain name right there. This is a huge step forward [...]
*Update: Our security team has identified WordPress®, Joomla® and Drupal® as the targeted content management systems. We are repairing affected databases and employing preventative measures to stop the attack. We’ve identified a security issue that infected some databases used for content management systems including WordPress, Joomla and Drupal. We want to make sure that you [...]
Site Analytics gives you access to real-time statistics to grow your online presence. Now, you can download a plugin to enable real-time reporting on your WordPress® site. While there are no shortage of site statistic plugins, Go Daddy Site Analytics goes above and beyond with features designed for people who want valuable, detailed information at [...]
Just like your first home, you might not own the same domain name forever. But that doesn’t mean you want to get rid of your stuff or your WordPress blog. And, just like relocating, moving your WordPress blog can take more work than you originally thought! But, don’t worry. We’ve got you covered. WordPress’ codex [...]
Intimidated by the thought of moving your WordPress® blog? Fear not! Moving your WordPress blog to Go Daddy has never been easier thanks to our updated support articles. See Moving a Personal WordPress Blog and Moving a Large WordPress Blog for more information.
Recently, malware has affected some websites that use PHP, a simple yet powerful Web server scripting language. Examples of commonly used PHP-based applications include WordPress®, Joomla!®, and Drupal®. Even though Go Daddy® hosting provides industry standard firewalls, state-of-the-art data centers, denial of service attack prevention, the latest server software security updates, virus scanning, and 24/7 [...]
WordPress has a new release that now lets you host multiple blogs without the hassle of installing WordPress multiple times. Sound enticing? Check out our Help article for the details, but be warned, the process requires some technical expertise. Haven’t upgraded to WordPress® 3.0 yet? Just log in to your WordPress admin control panel and [...]