FAQ

What is a Pageview?

Effective November 14, 2013, we have changed our pricing plans as shown here, Pressable Pricing Plans. We have changed the way we structure our pricing structure to use PageViews to differentiate our plans. What does this mean? What is a PageView? It’s pretty simple, A page view or page impression is a request to load […]

What is Development/Production Mode?

When you log into your my.pressable.com, you will see that your site is either in Development Mode or Production Mode as seen below. What does this mean? Let’s start from the beginning, when you create a site with Pressable, it will launch in Development Mode, this means that caching for your site is turned off. The […]

Can Pressable migrate a site for me?

Want to have Pressable migrate an existing site to your new Pressable account? Yes! We can absolutely have Pressable migrate a current WordPress site to our systems. To arrange for a migration, log in to my.pressable.com and click on the name of the project which you wish to migrate. Click on the ‘Migrate Site’ icon in […]

What file permissions should I use?

The file permissions for WordPress core files are already correctly setup on your site so there is no need to modify them. Since your wp-content folder is the only folder that has files consistently being modified. The wp-content is the only folder that may need file permissions changes, especially if you have moved files/folders here from […]

Can Pressable restore a backup of my site?

Sometimes things happen—a failed plugin update, a theme upload failed, or maybe you’re writing your first lines of code? Prepare yourself if things go wrong by keeping backups. The best way to ensure you always have a backup of your site on hand is to set up automated backups to Amazon S3 or Rackspace Cloud […]

What are Pressable’s nameservers?

A name server is a computer server that hosts a network service for providing responses to queries against a directory service. If you would like Pressable to control your DNS, you will need to point your domain’s nameservers to us. You can find Pressable’s nameservers in your my.pressable.com control panel under the “Launch My Site” section. If you still have any questions, please submit […]

Why are there plugins pre-installed on my site?

We install several plugins on every new WordPress site on our systems to make sure they are optimized to run on our systems. These plugins include WordPress default plugins, tools to make development easier, and required plugins for proper functionality on our systems. Plugins included with every installation on our systems: Akismet – Akismet checks […]

Is Akismet already configured?

All Pressable customers get Akismet on their WordPress website, Akismet is a hosted web service that saves you time by automatically detecting comment and trackback spam. It’s hosted on our servers, but we give you access to it through the plugin. As a Pressable customer, you do not have to do anything to configre Akismet. It […]

Setting Up Your Email

At this time Pressable does not provide email hosting. However, if you’re using our name servers  you may use the email provider of your choice with your domain. Email from Rackspace, GoDaddy Workspace, and G Suite: As we’ve found most of our customers have email from Rackspace, GoDaddy Workspace, and G Suite we’ve made it […]

What is an MX Record?

An MX record is a type of resource record in the Domain Name System that specifies a mail server responsible for accepting email messages on behalf of a recipient’s domain. A preference value used to prioritize mail delivery if multiple mail servers are available. The set of MX records of a domain name specifies how email should be routed with the Simple Mail Transfer […]

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