Two-Factor Authentication for WordPress

Top reasons why WordPress websites get hacked (and how you can stop it)

Hacking is the process of finding flaws in a system, and exploiting them to bypass security controls. ‘Ethical’ hackers use this process to learn about a system and find its weaknesses. However, malicious or ‘black hat’ hacking is also common. It is often used to break into websites. There are ... Read More
List of installed plugins on a WordPress website

How to Manually Deactivate WordPress Plugins

Plugins are a great aspect of using WordPress. However, at some point, you’ll need to uninstall or deactivate a plugin for one reason or another. This might present a problem, in that, the default method for deactivating WordPress plugins might not be always available. For example, to fix an issue ... Read More
Two-Factor Authentication for WordPress

Prevention is the way to go when it comes to WordPress security

A common misconception is that malicious hackers only target websites with large income, or those that store valuable sensitive information. However, WordPress websites generally get a lot of unwanted attention, which is why it’s important to take preventive measures from the get-go. The good news is that (on top of ... Read More
What's your password?

4 Reasons Password Policies Are Vital for WordPress Users

For every account you set up you should use a unique and difficult password. That’s a given, but you’d be surprised at how many people don’t give a second though to password security. This means that, in many cases, the safest approach is to not leave password safety up to ... Read More
The KeePass Password Manager, a free software you can install on your computer to better manage your credentials.

Passwords Management Best Practices For WordPress Administrators

“Use a strong and different password for every online service, device, email account and website you have.” As an owner or contributor to a few WordPress sites you are subscribed to an overwhelming number of online services and websites. And even though you agree with the above statement, it is ... Read More
Sucuri Web Security Platform dashboard

Automated WordPress Security & Protection with Sucuri

WordPress security is easy, when you have the right automated tools. When I started using WordPress I did all the site hardening myself, manually. WordPress security hardening is not difficult, especially if you have a background in web application security. You can also find quite a few checklists online and ... Read More
FQDN and Domain Names explanation

DNS for WordPress Admins – Domain, Registrars & DNS Records

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Many WordPress site admins only deal with DNS once every blue moon. Mainly when buying a new domain, setting up a new website, and migrating to a new web host. However, since DNS is the core of the internet, and a small mistake in the DNS records can result in ... Read More
WordPress recommends strong passwords

Force Strong Passwords on Users to Improve WordPress Security

It is impossible to ignore security when it comes to managing WordPress sites and blogs. In fact many business site administrators choose a secure WordPress web host for their sites. On top of that, they install a WordPress firewall plugin or service, and keep a log of what is happening ... Read More