An update on AutoUpdate

AutoUpdate is a great tool, created by SiteGround to keep your WordPress sites always safe and up-to-date. However, after the migration to Site Tools, I experienced many issues with it. Despite its many failures, I have not given up on using it; there were indeed some encouraging signs... What is the current situation?

A difficult year – attested by numbers

Come hither, renowned Odysseus, hither, you pride and glory of all Achaea! Pause with your ship; listen to our song! What has the bewitching music of the sirens to do with numbers? Read this post to figure out…

Site Tools (vs. cPanel) – part 11: conclusion

One of the collateral damages of the switch from cPanel to Site Tools was the suppression of many valuable tutorials or other valuable articles from the Knowledge Base. Besides the loss of information, the resulting accumulation of 404 errors is detrimental. Was it worth it?

Site Tools (vs. cPanel) – part 10: Devs

As suggested by the name of this theme, it contains mainly advanced tools. In fact, if SiteGround would not have move the App Installer tool there (it was initially in the Site theme and called App Manager instead), I would not have much to say…

Site Tools (vs. cPanel) – part 9: Statistics

The webinar introducing SiteGround New Client Area and Site Tools was showcasing a very clean but yet powerful user interface with all the information you may need. I was eager to see what it has to offer compare to AWStats…

Site Tools (vs. cPanel) – part 8: Email

Hosting providers can include an email account (i.e. space on a server where email are stored and then retrieved by email programs) as part of their package. In their Email tutorials, SiteGround tries to give answers to all of your questions regarding your email accounts. All, really? I don’t know, I have never checked…

Site Tools (vs. cPanel) – part 7: Domain

cPanel has made it easier to manage your domains in a single place, that is from your hosting account. What about Site Tools? Apparently, you can create and manage subdomains and parked domains. Okay, anything else?

Site Tools (vs. cPanel) – part 6: WordPress

For a company trying to establish themselves as a real managed WordPress hosting competitor, they had better come with extra features to justify their recent price hike. According to their website, building and maintaining a WordPress site is easy with [their] thoughtfully designed tools. Let’s have a look…

Site Tools (vs. cPanel) – part 5: Speed

Experts often proclaim the importance of website speed for good SEO. What does SiteGround do to speed up my website? Speed is actually one of the three pillars of their services. In addition to optimizing their servers, they provide advanced web site optimization solutions. Time to have a look…

Site Tools (vs. cPanel) – part 4: Security

From a company with a security-first mindset – Constant security monitoring and prevention is our standard – this should be one of the most important so-called theme. What are the tools available to prevent attacks?