Aman Malhotra

About Aman Malhotra

Aman is a business consultant and strategic leader bridging the gap between technology and client satisfaction. With 15+ years of knowledge, innovation and hands-on experience in providing consultations to startups, agencies, SME's and large enterprises who need dedicated development and technology partners. He has also lead to the delivery of countless web development and mobile app development projects with 100% client satisfaction.

Best way to Backup WordPress Site

Web security is prone to many risks factors today. It is vulnerable to millions of users. So there is a great need to keep a backup of your WordPress website. From firewall solutions to scanning there are multiple things to learn and a lot to apply. So the best method to keep secured is to keep a humble backup. If you’re under an impression that converting your website from PSD to WordPress theme is enough, then you’re mistaken. After converting your website into WordPress is only half the race won. To be 100% secured, it is crucial to backup your site. Here is a short article illustrating you about how to maintain a backup of your WordPress site. Here are three reliable methods of backing up. 1. Host’s built-in Backups 2. Backing up with WordPress plugin. 3. Third Party off-site solutions Host’s built-in Backups for your WordPress site There are multiple hosts which offer the backup system in your plan, especially high end or managed WordPress host. The hosting giant hosting companies like WPEngine, Flywheel or Kinsta offer their clients a strong backup support. Apart from this, managed WordPress hosts work with WordPress on the server level. It maintains backup much more efficiently than any other method. A generic host may still offer its users to use their backup systems. Backing up with WordPress plugin There are plenty of WordPress plugins which can be used for creating a backup of your WordPress website. Some are available free of cost while

Benefits of using Genesis Framework for WordPress users

Are you a WordPress users? Then you might have noticed that majority of professional WordPress developers often recommend using Genesis Framework from StudioPress. What is it? And why to use this Genesis Framework? These few questions that must be coming into your mind. So here in this article, we shall discuss Genesis Framework in detail. What is Genesis Framework Genesis Framework empowers the WordPress users to build incredible websites quickly and easily. Whether you’re an amateur or experienced developer and convert your PSD design to WordPress theme, Genesis provides the secure and search-engine-optimized foundation to the WordPress users. It comes built-in with features like multiple layouts, custom body post classes for each post, breadcrumbs, numeric navigation and tons of other cool features. What makes Genesis so unique? Well, there is numerous reason why Genesis is way they and ranked number one framework position in WordPress development industry. Here are a few of the highlights as to why it has become the theme of choice for many different types of developers and owners. 1. Well-coded design A team of developers maintains Genesis at StudioPress. This keeps a regular check on all the feedbacks and reviews provided by the framework and the theme. It is regularly updated and shows the best code practice which prevails compatibility with the latest versions of WordPress. 2. Genesis Theme Options The Genesis’ default theme has a wide variety of options for website layout. The “layout chooser” would help you choose the desired layout for your website.

WordPress 4.5.3 Update Fortifies Your Website’s Security

As per builtwith.com, 12,608,292 live websites run on WordPress. With such a huge population there comes a lot of responsibility to shoulder and this is why the team of WordPress work day in and day out to render a robust platform to the developers as well as users who count on the technology. WordPress 4.5.3, which is kind of the security update that was released recently. The update is released to make sure that the development offers all the security issues even from the previous versions. Therefore, it is advised to update your systems immediately. What WordPress 4.5.3 has to offer? Though WordPress 4.5 offers numerous features, but there were some loop holes in the system that needs to be corrected. This update also includes redirect bypass in customizer,  problems in XSS, using stolen cookie for changing the password, and several other things. Apart from these security fixes, this update deals with other 17 bugs from older versions  4.5.2 and 4.5.1. Their vulnerabilities were discovered by several members of the community. The main reason is the constant vigilance of the member of the community that strives hard to make the WordPress platform quite stable for the community members. How to update? To update  you need to  go down to updates on the Dashboard of WordPress website and  then click on “Update Now.” However, those who might have enabled the automatic updates settings, will be already working on their automatically updated website. There were some security issues that were lingering in 

How to Add LinkedIn goodness to your WordPress website

LinkedIn is considered as one of the most professional social media platforms for any organization to grow. It helps to connect with well-versed professionals and influencers in your circle. Not only this, it helps to highlight your best work and experience over its 347 million of users across the globe. So if you’re thinking to bring some goodness of  LinkedIn platform to your WordPress website then here is a guide for you. What LinkedIn Offers LinkedIn profile is an online resume and offers an easy interface to a professional WordPress Developer for sharing personal experience and current job. With the huge group of its users, it has become important for its users to customize their profile URL with the name of the company. You can proceed to do it by moving to the public profile company page and insert the selected URL. Customizing your LinkedIn Profile Here are few quick steps to customize your Profile which can make the best impression on your potential clients and customers: 1. Customizing your profile URL: Avoid using numbers at the end of your profile URL. You may choose to pick what the URL says. For instance, you may use your name in your personal profile, or if you’re holding an organization you can use your company name. 2. Optimize your website URL: By default, LinkedIn makes your website or blog link text ready as “Personal Website.” The best way is to increase more click through the profile is to customize this anchor text.

WordPress Plugins : Wonders or Blunders

A warning has been issued by security researchers that around 10,000 websites that are on WordPress CMS are vulnerable because of a plugin that has a zero-day flaw.  For this, we have WP Mobile Detector plugin which can be said as the source of the issue, and this also contains a zero-day vulnerability that was also discovered by the Plugin Vulnerabilities team. Wherein looking at the current stature of WordPress we know that the  WordPress plugin development services has made the platform a highly extendable one and have proven to be the sole reason behind the perpetual success of the platform. This brings to us the moot question that whether plugins are good for a website or not. Now that we already know that WP plugins do offer a great deal of extendability to our websites, here we will discuss that whether the benefits offered by the plugins are worth the trade-off with the vulnerability they produce. How Do Plugins Make Your Website Vulnerable? One of the most asked questions to skilled WordPress developers about plugins  is : How do plugins they contribute to the vulnerability of your website?   So the answer to this question is that the plugins often have an obsolete code, as this is quite difficult for the developers to consistently update them along with every official WordPress release. Moreover, they might also consist of slow code and add shortcuts that open gaps in the security. Missing security elements in plugins can open your website to everything

WordPrax is ranked amongst the Top 3 WordPress Development Companies, Worldwide by CrowdReviews.com

CrowdReviews.com has announced the list of Top 10 WordPress Development Companies across the world and WordPrax Ltd. finds its place in the Top 3. This survey was conducted by the reviews of the customers they experienced during their work encounter with the companies, and the reviews were based on their comments. Clients gave their full contribution and were forthright while expressing their opinion on these firms. Crowd Reviews utilizes its proprietary analysis methodology and in-depth research to identify the leading IT companies, which consistently offer high performance software development services. The evaluation was done across a range of five parameters viz. Review Strength, Engagement Strength, Verified Status, Profile Strength and Reviewer Strength. On this achievement, we asked the take of WordPrax’s CEO and he said, “It’s an honor that all out clients deem us fit to serve them, and this would not have been possible without the commitment put in by our team, so a big round of applause to them. I would also like to thank CrowdReviews.com on behalf of WordPrax to provide such an excellent platform through which we can directly reach out to those who need genuine services.” He continued saying, “We strive hard to provide robust, interactive and dynamic WordPress Development services. We are grateful to our loyal clients for writing true reviews to the survey sites like CrowdReviews.com. It builds a close relationship with them.” When asked about the key ingredients for their success, he added “The Web and mobile development has inflated so much

An Insight about WordPress page builders

In recent times, there has been an explosion of WordPress page builders. There are front-end builders and backend builders. But most importantly, do you understand the difference between a page builder and a theme builder? There is a clear difference the two terms. The theme builders provide an interface and the functionality to either build a complete WordPress theme from scratch or to customize a base theme completely. The page builders are focused on every WordPress pages and posts or individual instances. Learning about Drag and drop WordPress page builders : It is an interesting topic within the WordPress community because it is either loved by them or creates hatred. While building websites, some inexperienced developers aren’t necessarily well-versed in the world of code. During this situation, drag and drop page builders lead the way. It allows the folks to forget about having to gaze at a dull text WordPress editor to bring life and colors to in the new website. A drag and drop page builder performs two important tasks: 1. It helps you to provide an estimate about what you’ve created while you create it, and 2. It saves the time to build a website. Let’s face it! Dragging and dropping components are always quicker. One does not have to switch back and forth from the back end to the front end of your website to see results. Advantages of WordPress page builders – 1. Excellent for people without programming knowledge : For the beginner developer or a

WordPress : The crux for creating an Online Alliance

Are you looking forward to developing a community website? Then apart from timely planning, sincere efforts and hard work you need to install WordPress. It is considered as the perfect platform for engaging with your custom audience. There are a plethora of benefits for developing your community-powered websites. Such type of websites encompasses setting your online community, for instance, everything from Facebook to Twitter to Reddit. Why Website Community is prominent The two most challenging things for a website owner is to drive people towards your website and taking ownership of the relationship with your users. Although there are a large number of internet behemoths which can help you in touching your audience by either premium or organic outreach. The paid channels can be Facebook Ads or Adwords. And the organic reach can be in the form of SEO or general social outreach. What type of Website Community you Need Before stepping further, it is necessary to ascertain website community you require. If you’re thinking to develop a WordPress website community then, your major objective is to create an environment where your user can connect to another very conveniently. They should have a clear understanding of the purpose of your users to visit your website. You have three option: – Forums – Community Blogs – Social Networks 1. Forums It is one of the most significant community websites that the owners wish to build. As per your niche, a website owner can use forums as per its niche. It can

WordPress Is Not Just A CMS, Rather A Popular eCommerce Platform

As per builtwith.com, 12,608,729 live websites use WordPress. WordPress has acquired or rather earned a strong foothold in the position of the most dominating content management system and is also called one of the very best blogging platform around the world. However, as per statistics, we know that it no has expanded its seams to other sectors such business, technology, social, entertainment, news, sports as well as shopping. One of the most apparent reasons for its popularity is that it is relatively quite easy to learn, easy to customize, and has a vast active community of developers that are working day in and day out to enhance the capability of the platform. For a greenhorn, beginning with website development in WP is not a difficult task as they can leverage the plethora of themes that can give you customized the visual appearance of your website. Apart from this, you get to have several inbuilt plugins that help to add new features and functionalities to your website with ease. Now you might be wondering about the magic wand that has changed a regular CMS into an eCommerce platform. So here are the reasons to suffice that WordPress has evolved over all these thirteen years and has emerged out to be a comprehensive platform offering features for all genres of business. Umpteen number of E-commerce Plugins: One of the primary attributes that make WordPress so popular among masses, is the availability of dozens of plugins. There’s a plugin for everything; even you

How can an updated version of WordPress do wonders

WordPress is an ever growing Content Management system which frequently releases its new versions. With every new update, there is a buzz whether it is worth to upgrade the latest version of WordPress or not. Well, it is very crucial to update the latest versions of WordPress. Here are some important reasons. 1. Enhanced Security Since WordPress has accumulated millions of users, it has also targeted thousands of hackers at the same time. It’s powerful content management system which serves more than 24.7% of the websites on the web which certainly drive attention of the multiple users who are called as “Hackers” or “Data Thieves.” They probably crave to embed a malicious script into your website. Therefore, security is arguably one of the most crucial reason why to keep your website up to date. The new and advanced version comes with improved security and advanced features. This not only applies to the core software of WordPress but also to the universally accepted WordPress themes. Thus, in order to ensure safety and highest security for WordPress users, one needs to focus on its features and security. 2. Better Performance with good Speed WordPress always try hard to make things faster. Every new release of WordPress comes with several improvements in performance which make the popular CMS run quicker and more efficient. It also speeds up the performance of the existing themes and plugins. As an instance, the newer version of WordPress 4.2 comes with several new improved JS performance for navigation