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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

Google Moving in The Wrong Direction When It Comes to Information Provided on Hacked Websites
We clean up a lot of hacked websites, which means we often are dealing with website that flagged as serving malware by Google. In Google's Search Console you can get whatever details they are providing on the issue they detected and request a review to have their warning removed after the website has been cleaned up. We often find that all they provide with is sample URLs where they have found t... Read More

Update For Critical Security Issue in Joomla Being Released Tomorrow Morning
Joomla has announced that an update to fix a critical security issue is going to be released tomorrow morning, 8am MDT. They haven't released any details on the issue, but have said that "Since this is a very important security fix, please be prepared to update your Joomla! installations next Tuesday.". That sounds like good advice to us.... Read More

Sucuri Makes A Persuasive Case That You Should Avoid Using Their Services
When it comes to the security of websites the situation isn't good these days. Who's to blame for that? Well there is plenty of blame to go around, but in dealing in the field we can say that one of the big culprits is security companies. The reality is that most of them don't know and or care much about security, so they end up in many cases being counter productive to improving security. You won... Read More

HostGator Is Actively Hiding the True Nature of Their Partnership With SiteLock
When it comes the really bad practices of the web security company SiteLock, they often involve their partnership with various web hosts. Considering that long ago we had seen that SiteLock didn't seem to very good at handling security, whether it be not properly cleaning up hacked websites or not doing a basic security check before declaring a website secure, we had long assumed that these partn... Read More

SiteLock Promotes The Idea That Protecting Websites Involves Leaving Them Vulnerable to Being Hacked
When it comes to cyber security, it has been clear to us for some time that most of the companies in the field don't really care about security. Just yesterday we discussed a cyber security company that doesn't even bother to keep the software running their websites up to date, despite that being a really basic security measure (that is far from the first time we have spotted that type of situatio... Read More