We wanted to take this opportunity to wish you all a very Happy New Year, we have lots of exciting developments coming up this year and we can’t wait to share them with you.

60 second takeaways

1.WooCommerce is an open source e-commerce platform that allows users to create WordPress storefronts. The platform has the ability to  integrate with several payment channels such as Stripe and PayPal, as well as email marketing systems such as MailChimp. 

If you’re looking for someone to set up Woocommerce for your business, please get in touch! We can help you sell online in no time, with quick setup and integration. 

2.It is critical to prioritise the security of your WordPress website. Cyberattacks and hacking efforts can compromise important information, affect the functioning of your website, and harm your online reputation. It is therefore critical to install effective security measures to secure your website and your organisation.

Here’s a checklist on how to keep your website secure:

  1. Using the latest version of WordPress themes & Plugins, and PHP.
  2. Updating WordPress security keys.
  3. Creating solid usernames and passwords.
  4. Adding security questions for WordPress users.
  5. Installing security plugins.
  6. Disabling JSON Rest APIs
  7. Restricting indexing of admin panels
  8. Preventing multiple failed login attempts
  9. Disabling unused plugins and themes
  10. Creating regular backups

3. Owning a website is similar to owning a house or a car in that it requires frequent attention and upkeep. Depending on the size of your company, your website may require monthly, weekly, or even daily upkeep. That’s where we come in, If you don’t already have a website maintenance and support plan in place, we’re here to help. 

Your opinion matters

We LOVE to hear feedback from our customers to ensure that we are always delivering excellent customer experience. At Optimise we are open to customer feedback or suggestions so let us know if there’s anything that you’d like to discuss.

Did you know?

Curious about how many individuals use Shopify on a regular basis? It turns out that there are approximately 2.1 million daily active users. This figure fluctuates depending on the day, but it indicates that a significant number of individuals are exploring and purchasing from their online stores every day. Considering an eCommerce website? Let Optimise help you get online with a Shopify website.

For now that’s all for January and the Optimise team. We hope that you found our bulletin useful and will be back in touch with some further updates soon.