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The Upcoming WordPress 5.0 Update

Wordpress Gutenberg update

The following is adapted from a message AloeRoot sent to our clients today, November 29th, 2018. In case you were wondering if the email was legitimate, the answer is yes, and I’ve added some additional information if you’d like to learn more about the new WordPress. Hello from Steph at AloeRoot Web Services. You’re receiving…

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An Old-School Method for Avoiding Online Blackmail and Scams

The following is a guest blog post written by Greg Wotton, AloeRoot’s hardware technician: Today I received an e-mail from potential blackmailers, claiming that a website I had used had software on it which allowed the blackmailers to record what was on my computer screen as well as what was happening on my webcam. They…

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Nothing Like a Google Exam On a Cold Day

Currently in North Bay, it feels like -41 degrees Celsius with the wind chill. So what does a website developer do on a day like today? If you guessed that I’m eating cheese buns and taking Google Partners certification exams, you’d be right. (Going to the gym will be priority #1 when the temperature gets…

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AloeRoot Web Services’ Holiday Hours, 2017-2018

Hi everyone; thanks for another amazing year. AloeRoot will be closed for holidays between December 22nd and January 3rd. See you in 2018!

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WordPress 4.9, Major Release, is out!

The makers of WordPress have just released WordPress 4.9, which has some neat enhancements and important fixes. If you’re an AloeRoot client, expect your site to be backed up and upgraded very soon.

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