A Mobile Majority: The Tipping Point has Arrived

It’s official: the “mobile tipping point” has arrived; That long-predicted moment when more users access the Internet using mobile devices than desktop machines. While the exact date this happened is open to debate, a number of reports indicate that … [Read more...]

It’s Time to Upgrade WordPress

We’ve all been affected by lax security settings. First it was Target: 100 million customers. This week’s headlines are the Russian thieves stealing 1.2 billion customer security credentials. Don’t let your company become headline news. WordPress … [Read more...]

Heartbleed Vulnerability Update

With the recent mass emails being sent out by GoDaddy and HostGator, more people than ever are becoming aware of the "heartbleed" vulnerability. We would like to take a moment to let our customers know that all servers managed by 4word … [Read more...]

A Better Magento Search

If you've had a Magento Web store for a while, you may have noticed that the built-in search is downright awful.  Producing usable search results requires extensive configuration and tuning.  Even then, the results are dismal.  Common … [Read more...]

Web Hosting Infrastructure – Part 3

In our first installment, we made a big deal about splitting off a database server from a web server for performance reasons. Our last post in the series talked about tuning Apache for PHP applications. Today, we're going to go over some basics for … [Read more...]

Mobile Version