Articles from Joel Farrugia

About Joel Farrugia

Joel is our technical writer responsible for writing the different kinds of content we need. With a background in tech and content, he has a passion for making technology accessible and understandable for everyone.

The WordPress file system

WordPress is, at its core, a web application, and just like every other web application, it requires and uses a labyrinth of folders and files to work. These files and folders include everything from access controls and WordPress’ core code to the plugins, themes, media you upload, and everything in between. Posts and pages are […]

A new chapter for WP 2FA

Since its inception, WP 2FA has evolved to become one of the top WordPress 2FA plugins – thanks to the hard work of the team and our customers who have shown faith in us and our products and provided us with invaluable feedback. WordPress security continues to become an increasingly hot topic, more so as […]

How to access WordPress Files

WordPress files and folders are the heart and soul of WordPress. Here you’ll find everything from the core code of WordPress to plugin and theme files, media, and everything in between. While you might need to access these files on a daily basis, knowing how to access and navigate the file hierarchy can come in […]

What to take away from GoDaddy’s hack of November 2021

On the 6th of September 2021, as-of-yet unknown actors breached and gained access to data of 1,200,000 GoDaddy customers. GoDaddy noticed the breach on November the 17th, some 36 days later. The breach was reported to the SEC some five days later and 41 days after the fact. While investigations are still ongoing, we do […]

How many WordPress plugins can I install?

Many things make WordPress great. Firstly, it’s free. This fact alone has allowed countless people to set up their own websites, contributing to the mass democratization of information that we enjoy today. Secondly, it is open-source – allowing hobbyists and professionals alike to hack away, change, and optimize whatever they want. Completing the trifecta of […]

Call for beta testers

Quality and dependability are two tenets on which all of our plugins are built. We work to achieve this day in day out through a rigorous development process that also involves considerable testing by our internal team. This enables us to ensure we only release any new update or plugin once we are confident that […]

Password Policy Manager for WordPress is now WPassword

Everything must evolve, or it risks being relegated to the history books. At WP White Security, we are firm believers in the philosophy of kaizen and always seek to develop our plugins for the better. We do this through customer feedback and an understanding of market trends and demands. These two tenets help us ensure […]

Interview with Aurelio Volle, WP Umbrella CMO & Product Owner

Aurelio Volle is the Chief Marketing Officer and Product Owner of LIVEN – the umbrella company that has brought us Image SEO Optimizer and WP Umbrella – a PHP errors, performance, and uptime monitoring service for WordPress. With 4 degrees to his name, he works as a lobbyist and university lecturer by day, while handling […]

WP White Security acquires Advanced noCaptcha & invisible Captcha (v2 & v3)

We are happy to announce our first plugin acquisition as we pursue our mission to build value-driven WordPress security and admin plugins. This new acquisition will undoubtedly help us deliver more value to our customers. The Advanced noCaptcha & invisible Captcha plugin complements our existing portfolio, which offers a robust set of WordPress plugins designed […]

What are log management services?

Logs are an essential part of good systems governance and management, providing administrators with a detailed view into the innermost workings of the very systems they manage. For the most part, logs are not something that is used every day, and as such, they do not always get the recognition they deserve. Even so, when […]

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