Articles from Dawn Baird

About Dawn Baird

Dawn Baird is a Partner in Northern Ireland communication consultancy, Sensei. She’s obsessed with helping organisations communicate better. If she’s not debating WordPress metadata, she’s probably backpacking around Eastern Europe, salty pretzel in hand, checking out the architecture scene.

Why You Need CAPTCHA on Your WordPress Website

You’re about to make an online purchase but all of a sudden you’re asked to decode a strangely twisted word, make a simple calculation, or identify which images presented include a bus. What just happened? What is this popup that looks like a cross between a game and a test – but that’s definitely wasting your time?

You were confronted with a CAPTCHA or Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart. It’s a method used by website owners to identify human visitors and users, then enable logged in users to make purchases, view pages, or create accounts. It also works as a way to block bots and fraudulent users.

Applying the principle of least privilege for improved WordPress security

Even though the principle of least privileges is very popular in the IT security industry, many WordPress users still do not apply this principle because “things do not work out of the box”. Though by applying it you can improve the security of your WordPress blogs and websites.

What is the best way to backup a WordPress website?

If you’re asking what is the best way to backup a WordPress website, then you’ve made a good start. That means you know backing up your WordPress website or blog is necessary. You just want to know which option works best for you. We’re here to help you answer the question.

How to choose the best WordPress web hosting provider

You’re searching the web for information on how to choose the best WordPress web hosting service, right? You’re determined that your website host will help search engines prioritize your website above other slower, less reliable and less secure websites. But, how do you decide?

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