The “ERR_UNKNOWN_URL_SCHEME” is an error message that Google released with the 40th version of Chrome on the 21st of January 2015. It appears when you type in an address with a protocol that Google doesn’t support. Other browsers like Firefox and Edge also have their own version of this error, but the particular error code […]
Category: Website Security
How to Fix the “ssl_error_no_cypher_overlap” Error on Mozilla Firefox
The “ssl_error_no_cypher_overlap” error on Mozilla Firefox means that your browser and the server to which you’re trying to connect cannot agree upon something called a “cipher suite”. This particular error code is specific to Mozilla Firefox browser, even though other major browsers like Google Chrome have their own error messages to indicate the same problem. […]
Use Cloudflare Zero Trust For Free, Bulletproof WordPress Security
WordPress managers spend a lot of time, money, and effort designing and maintaining security solutions. For example, you might place the entire admin area of WordPress behind a VPN and only allow those connected to the VPN to access your sensitive backend. These solutions not only cost money, but they also take effort to maintain […]
Blocking Countries In QUIC.cloud And Cloudflare
Every website owner has to decide on the best way to optimize speed and accessibility. Sometimes those two goals push in opposing directions. Filtering your traffic based on the country is a legit tactic, despite some people trying to shame you into doing otherwise. If you think you can improve your website performance or reduce […]
How To Add Cloudflare Turnstile To WordPress
A short while back, Cloudflare announced a new tool – Turnstile. It’s an alternative to the ubiquitous CAPTCHA forms that are used on 98% of websites. This new tool achieves the same goal of protecting you from spam, but without the intrusive puzzle-solving and sending your data to Google. Here’s how to integrate Cloudflare’s turnstile […]
Use A Cloudflare Origin SSL Instead Of AutoSSL Or Let’s Encrypt
Ever since Google stated that SSL would be a ranking factor for websites, every web host has started offering free SSL. However, NameHero was offering free SSL certificates even earlier – well before other hosting providers jumped on the bandwagon. But Let’s Encrypt, and AutoSSL certificates are unstable for the following reasons. 1. AutoSSL and […]
Why I Don’t Use AWS S3 For Website Backups
I’m constantly trying to find better backup solutions for my website. While I lucked out and got grandfathered into a cheap DropMySite plan for 10 GB, DropMySite has since changed its pricing, and it’s no longer suitable for ordinary website hosting. I’ve been looking into Amazon’s AWS S3 for backups, and since Cloudflare introduced R2 […]
Should You Buy Backup Storage From NameHero?
When you sign up for NameHero hosting, you can purchase additional backup space during the checkout process as shown here: You can use this additional backup space to store up to 30 days of backups on NameHero and restore them to any point in time. But which plan should you get, and how much backup […]
NameHero Backup Restoration: No Ticket Required!
I find it astonishing that so few web hosts get backups right. In my opinion, the following backup features are absolutely essential for hosting, regardless of what kind of plan you have: Backups available on ALL plans Automatic daily and weekly or monthly backups INSTANT restoration with no need to open a ticket On-demand backups […]
DropMySite Changes Pricing – What Now For Backup?
For a long time, I recommended DropMySite for offsite website backups that didn’t impact your site. I even wrote about using DropMySite with NameHero and why it was so good. Compared to other backup solutions, DropMySite was far cheaper and more efficient. It gave you a fixed amount of storage and backup for unlimited sites […]