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At White Fir Design we are focused on assisting you in making sure that you make the most of your online presence. Whether you are a new business, an established business, or a non-profit organization we provide services that will assist you in creating or improving online presence. We provide an assortment of web design, security, and marketing services. We provide the technical expertise needed to quickly and easily create or improve your online presence, so that you can spend your time on what you do best. We work hard to provide you value for your investment in your online presence and we make sure that you are fully satisfied with the work we do.


Latest Blog Posts


Is SiteLock Not Even Saying What Website They Are Claiming is Vulnerable?
A few days ago we discussed a Forbes article about a report from the web security company SiteLock that claims be a score of how likely a website is to be compromised that seems to be based on nothing, as despite claiming a website had a "Medium" likelihood of compromised SiteLock couldn't point to any way that the website would be compromised other than ones that are not considered in their score... Read More

Resolving "You are not authorised to view this resource." Issue on Joomla Website Due to PHP Version Change
Sometimes figuring out the source of an error is as easy as doing a Google search on the message being shown instead of what should be shown. In other situations that isn't the case. We recently had someone contact us for Joomla support that had a website where the website's menu had disappeared and for most pages of the website they were getting a message that "You are not authorised to view thi... Read More

SiteLock Likelihood of Compromise Reports Look Like Another SiteLock Scam
We have written a lot about the shady stuff involving the web security company SiteLock and the main complaint we have gotten about this is that because we also offer web security services (though very different from what they offer) that the information we provide is suspect. We can't point to much written by others in a professional capacity because for the most part SiteLock has remained under ... Read More

iPage's Strange False Claim of Malware Being Detected on a Website
We get a lot of people that contact us looking for a second opinion as to a claim that their website contains malware coming from the SiteLock and or their web hosting partners. One of the latest included a head scratching claim in an alert from the web host iPage (the logo shown with that is SiteLock's, so maybe they did the scan): So there was malware detected on their site during a recen... Read More

False Claim From Bluehost Phishing Email Leads to Bluehost Trying to Sell Unneeded SiteLock Service
On a daily basis we are contacted by people looking for a second opinion after their web host and or their web host's security partner SiteLock claim that their website contains malware. While a lot of the time there really is some hack of the website that has occurred, though not necessarily involving malware, there are many instances where the claim turns out to be false. There have been many di... Read More