10Web is committed to providing you with a secure and fast platform. Over the years we have worked with and discovered some plugins that, though they may be great when used on other platforms, don’t work well with our platform, putting the security and speed of your website at risk. For these reasons, these plugins have been included in our Not Recommended list of plugins.
10Web managed WordPress hosting, has a powerful caching structure as a part of our hosting service. Using caching plugins can conflict with our built in structure and slow down your website.
- WP Super Cache
- WP File Cache
- W3 Total Cache
We don’t recommend using backup plugins as they duplicate data causing loading issues, slowing down your website, and storing the data in an insecure way. You can use these plugins to backup on a 3rd party storage service. Local backups are NOT Allowed with these plugins.
- WP DB Backup
- WP DB Manager
We run daily backups of your hosted WordPress websites. Along with the daily automatic backups, we provide you with the 10Web Backup service, where you can schedule backups as per the needs of your site. The backups are always available for restoration, copy, and download.
Plugins Causing Server & MySQL Thrashing
The following plugins create too many queries, have a direct impact on server load, and negatively impact the performance of your website.
- Broken Link Checker
- Fuzzy SEO Booster
- WP PostViews
- Tweet Blender
Related Posts Plugins
These plugins are not optimized and result in the overloading of the databases.
- Dynamic Related Posts
- SEO Auto Links & Related Posts
- Yet Another Related Posts Plugin
- Similar Posts
- Contextual Related Posts
Types of Plugins that Duplicate Data
WP editor by default does not save revisions. This is done in order to have better site performance. Using revision saving plugins will slow your site down. Enforcing strong passwords and checking for bad behavior is carried out by 10Web security services.
- No Revisions
- Force Strong Passwords
- Bad Behavior
You can enable the security service from the 10Web dashboard, scan your site, schedule site scanning, get a comprehensive report of the issues, and fix them as needed.
We recommend against using email plugins and encourage using third party email providers for sending emails.
- WP Mailing List
Using third party email providers will allow you to safely deliver emails to your clients, use your domain name for emails, and set up additional services for your business.
10Web offers PhPmyAdmin access without installation of a plugin. These plugins may cause security issues and do not work properly on our platform.
- Hello Dolly!
- WP phpMyAdmin
- Sweet Captcha
- Digital Access Pass (DAP)
To access PhPmyAdmin from your 10Web dashboard, click on Credentials and find the PhPmyAdmin login credentials.