Assisting You in Making the Most of Your Online Presence

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


SiteLock Report Leads to False Claims About the Security of WordPress Websites
One of the problems when it comes to improving security is there is so little accurate information out there. Often times security companies are putting out misleading or outright false claims. When their information is repeated by security journalists the quality of it usually degrades from the already often low quality. As example of what happens when security journalists repeat security compani... Read More

Deleting Files Your Web Host Identified as Malicious is Not a Proper Hack Cleanup
Websites don't just happen to get hacked, something has to have gone wrong for that to happen. Far too often we see that original problem is compounded by improperly cleaning up the website from the hack, which if properly done involves trying to determine how the website was hacked so the source of the hack can be determined and fixed. If you don't do that then the website can get hacked again. Y... Read More

OneHourSiteFix's Crazy Claims About WordPress Websites Being Hacked
Recently we got a spam comment on one of our posts that was meant to provide a link to onehoursitefix.com. The name given with the comment was "how to fix a hacked site" and the comment, which was irrelevant to the post, was: You might be scratching your head at this point because you are certainly not sure what tattoo. It is also a classical technique, which started out for the dancers to see... Read More

Sucuri's Scare Tactics on Display with Their Claim That the Washington Post's Website Contains Malware
Back in March we put out a post about the, now GoDaddy owned, website security company Sucuri's SiteCheck scanner falsely claiming that our website was "defaced" and that "malicious code was detected". That claim was based on a page on our website being named "Hacked Website Cleanup – White Fir Design". We recently had someone contact us that ran across our post after having Sucuri make a sim... Read More

If Wordfence Security Doesn't Find Any Malicious Files on Your Website It Doesn't Mean That It Isn't Hacked
When it comes to WordPress security plugins, one is by far the most popular. That plugin being Wordfence Security, which has over 2+ million active installs according to wordpress.org (the next most popular one has 800,00+ active installs). At least some of its popularity is based on people believing that the plugins is much more capable than it really is. Some of that belief is based on the co... Read More