All posts by Surfer Chick

How to Deploy a WordPress® Staging Site With cPanel

Editing a production WordPress site is like detailing your car while it’s driving down the freeway. You might arrive at your destination on time and looking good. Then again, it could all go horribly wrong—and if you do it often...

/ January 27, 2021

Mitakon 50mm f/0.95 lens released in Leica M mount

ZY Optics has released a version to its popular Mitakon Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 lens with a Leica M mount. The new Mitakon Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 lens, shown in the black and silver versions. (Source: ZY Optics.) The new lens has...

/ January 26, 2021

Limited edition Leica M10-P “Reporter” camera released

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Leica Oskar Barnack Award, Leica Camera is releasing a special M10-P “Reporter” camera in a limited edition of 450 units worldwide. The new Leica M10-P “Reporter” camera. (Source: Leica Camera.) Technically identical to...

/ January 22, 2021

Christian Thompson wins 2020 Bowness Photography Prize

At a special event held at Monash Gallery of Art and streamed online, the $30,000 acquisitive Bowness Photography Prize was presented to artist Christian Thompson. Christian Thompson’s winning four-panel work ‘Rule of three’ (2020), which won the  Bowness Photography Prize....

/ January 22, 2021

How Tech Companies Can Build A Culture Of Diversity

This post was originally published on the Internet Infrastructure Coalition website. Written by cPanel’s General Counsel David Snead and Documentation Manager Jennifer Doubrava, we are pleased to share this on our blog as well: Since it was founded in 1997,...

/ January 22, 2021

Are Blogs A Dying Art Form, Or The Vinyl Albums Of Online Content?

YouTube. Podcasts. Even Netflix, Facebook, and Twitter. But… LiveJournal, anyone? No? Believe it or not, before the modern era of online content being almost exclusively streamed audio or video, there was a time when we all basically had to read...

/ January 20, 2021

Top 5 Reasons To Choose WordPress® For Your Business

In 2021, consumers will rely even more on the web and social media to solve problems and buy products. If a business isn’t on the web, it’s basically invisible. But what’s the best way to build and manage your business...

/ January 15, 2021

WordPress® Auto-Updates: Should You Use Them?

Open Source projects like WordPress have empowered millions of people to have an online presence. One factor that plagues the Open Source community is hackers. The nature of Open Source and its security transparency opens the door to constant hacking...

/ January 13, 2021

How To Use A Remote MySQL® Database With cPanel

The MySQL database server is a core component of millions of content management systems and ecommerce apps. It provides the secure and reliable data storage and retrieval that makes dynamic, personalized websites possible. cPanel & WHM is a complete MySQL...

/ January 8, 2021

So Long 2020, Hello 2021

We can certainly all agree that the year 2020 delivered some unique and unprecedented challenges, both in business and our personal lives. As a result, we’ve been presented with a particular and unusual perspective from which we can reflect on...

/ January 6, 2021