Are you wondering what to do if your WordPress site keeps going down? A website that is down (offline) can hurt your business. It creates a bad user experience for visitors who cannot access your content, and you may even lose customers and potential sales. In this article, we will share the most important things… Continue reading 9 Things to Do if Your WordPress Site Keeps Going Down
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Should I Give Permission for WordPress Plugins to Collect Data?
One of our readers recently asked whether it’s ok to give WordPress plugins on your site permission to collect usage data. They were concerned about whether there are security concerns in sharing website usage data with plugin developers, and whether there are any benefits for doing so. In this article, we’ll discuss the pros and… Continue reading Should I Give Permission for WordPress Plugins to Collect Data?
How to Password Protect Your WordPress Admin (wp-admin) Directory
Do you want to learn how to password-protect your WordPress admin directory? Adding another layer of password protection to your WordPress admin directory can be a great way to improve your WordPress security. In this article, you’ll learn how you can password-protect your wp-admin directory easily. Why Password Protect Your WordPress Admin Directory? By password-protecting… Continue reading How to Password Protect Your WordPress Admin (wp-admin) Directory
Is It Safe to Use Outdated WordPress Plugins?
Are you wondering whether it’s safe to install and use an outdated WordPress plugin? Sometimes when you are searching for a plugin to add a new feature to your website, you may find one that looks perfect, but it hasn’t been updated for a while or hasn’t been tested with your version of WordPress. Often… Continue reading Is It Safe to Use Outdated WordPress Plugins?
11 Things You Should Do When Inheriting a WordPress Site
If you have just inherited an existing WordPress site, what should you do first? Whether you’re a business owner who recently acquired a new website or an office assistant who’s inheriting your company’s existing website from another team member, you might be wondering what the most important next steps are. In this article, we will… Continue reading 11 Things You Should Do When Inheriting a WordPress Site
Is WordPress Really That Bad? (9 Things You Should Know)
Sometimes a misinformed tech consultant, or a paid YouTube influencer for a competing brand might say things like WordPress is BAD! This can be confusing for beginners to see conflicting opinions about whether WordPress is a bad content management system. The question any rational person should ask is: if WordPress is really that bad, then… Continue reading Is WordPress Really That Bad? (9 Things You Should Know)
How to Limit Access by IP to Your wp-login.php file in WordPress
Do you want to limit access by IP address to your wp-login.php file in WordPress? The WordPress login page is often attacked by DDoS attacks and hackers to gain access to your website. Limiting access to specific IP addresses can effectively block such attempts. In this article, we’ll show you how to easily limit access… Continue reading How to Limit Access by IP to Your wp-login.php file in WordPress
What, Why, and Hows of WordPress Security Keys
Do you want to learn more about WordPress security keys and salts? WordPress uses security keys to protect your website against hacking attempts. You can use them more efficiently to improve WordPress security. In this article, we will discuss what are WordPress security keys and salts and why you should use them. What are WordPress… Continue reading What, Why, and Hows of WordPress Security Keys
How to Disable Directory Browsing in WordPress
Do you want to disable directory browsing in WordPress? Directory browsing can put your site at risk by showing important information to hackers which can be used to exploit vulnerabilities in your site’s plugins, themes, or even your hosting server. In this article, we will show you how you can disable directory browsing in WordPress.… Continue reading How to Disable Directory Browsing in WordPress
Smilodon Credit Card Skimming Malware Shifts to WordPress
WordPress’ massive market share has come with an unsurprising side effect: As more and more site admins turn to popular plugins like WooCommerce to turn a profit on their website and set up online stores we’ve seen a significant increase in the number of attacks targeting WordPress eCommerce sites. What’s more, bad actors are repurposing… Continue reading Smilodon Credit Card Skimming Malware Shifts to WordPress