You might have heard strong passwords are necessary to keep your account safe [...]
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You might have heard strong passwords are necessary to keep your account safe and secure. But now you don’t need to remember complicated passwords. In fact, you can easily login your WordPress website. Improve your website’s security by allowing two-factor verification for your WordPress site. In this blog, we will highlight on how to use password free WordPress Login by using Clef. [...] Read more

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Once your site is hacked it will cost you traffic ,time and a lot of money. You [...]
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Once your site is hacked it will cost you traffic ,time and a lot of money. You have to completely redo your site. A great number of sites are hacked everyday. Though necessary tips are provided by WordPress CODEX (Hardening WordPress) but they are not enough. So this is the list of some possible measures that you can take to increase the security of your WordPress site. Make Sure to Update As Soon As Possible Latest updates come out often with the efforts of the core developers. All you have [...] Read more

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The two functions add_query_arg() and remove_query_arg() are used extensively in WordPress [...]
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The two functions add_query_arg() and remove_query_arg() are used extensively in WordPress development in modifying and adding query strings to URLS. These functions makes a plugin vulnerable to hacking particularly by cross-site scripting which is also known as XSS. The documentation on WordPress codex was vague which led the developers to use these functions and became vulnerable to XSS. [...] Read more

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WordPress powered websites, these days are at a great risk of getting hacked as warned [...]
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WordPress powered websites, these days are at a great risk of getting hacked as warned by the FBI to the WordPress users to patch their plugins. This suggestion of precaution was issued after many private and government websites were hacked in many countries including those in US and Europe. [...] Read more

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These days there are a lot of cases of website hacking can be witnessed, If you're [...]
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These days there are a lot of cases of website hacking can be witnessed, If you're a WordPress site owner, especially a site which involves online transactions or having eCommerce site then you should make your website more secure by using https and obtaining an SSL certificate. Every person using your website would think twice before sharing their personal financial details, and when your website is secure then there are more chances of them doing online payments on your site. [...] Read more

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WordPress trackback spam is one of the major problems for WordPress site owners, [...]
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WordPress trackback spam is one of the major problems for WordPress site owners, if you are facing this particular issue then it can sometimes become very frustrating and you should definitely do something about it. If your methods of spam control are failing to prevent trackback spam then the methods below will surely resolve your issues. [...] Read more

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As a web designer, my small design studio’s portfolio site is my most valuable asset. [...]
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As a web designer, my small design studio’s portfolio site is my most valuable asset. It serves as a lead generator, and a sales tool. But a few weeks ago I discovered something very disturbing. When checking my site’s current rankings, I was greeted with this friendly little Google disclaimer: [...] Read more

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How do you find out what version of WordPress a site is running if you don’t [...]
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How do you find out what version of WordPress a site is running if you don’t have access to the CMS? Of course  the most reliable way of finding the version of a WordPress site is to log into the CMS and look under ‘Updates’! But we don’t always have that luxury. There are plenty of reasons (both legitimate and nefarious) why you would want to do this: You’ve been contacted by a new potential client and you want to get an idea for how well their site has been maintained [...] Read more

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