Articles from Robert Abela

About Robert Abela

Robert Abela is the CEO and founder of WP White Security, the developers of the most comprehensive WordPress activity log plugin WP Activity Log, and WPassword.

Announcing the release of WPassword 2.6

We are happy to announce the latest release of WPassword. This version includes several improvements and bug fixes for an even smoother user and administrative experience while maintaining focus on WordPress password security.

Admin Notices Manager 1.3.0: Better support for custom admin notices

We are happy to announce the release of Admin Notices Manager version 1.3.0. This latest version allows you to gain even more control over the admin notices than ever before, with a number of fixes and enhancements ensuring a smooth user experience throughout. What’s new? The focus of this release is to give you more […]

2021: A year in review

2021 was touted as the year in which everything returns back to normality. Alas, this was not to be, as the developments we were hoping for didn’t fully materialize. 2021, however, was a year of hope in which human ingenuity triumphed over tragedy. While not all problems were fixed (they rarely, if ever, are) 2021 […]

Important CAPTCHA 4WP Announcement

When the original developer of the plugin formerly known as Advanced noCaptcha & invisible Captcha (v2 & v3) developed the plugin, he included integration with third-party plugins such as Contact Form 7 and WooCommerce as a premium feature. This could be clearly seen in the Premium Edition advert located on the right side of the […]

How to block failed login attempts on WordPress

This article explains why many WordPress websites have a lot of failed login attempts. It also explains what you can do to protect your WordPress website from failed login attacks.

WPassword Update 2.4.1 – Weekly summary email & other improvements

We are happy to announce update 2.4.1 of WPassword. This update includes several new features and housekeeping updates designed to improve the plugin’s functionality, usability, and performance. Let’s dive right in to see what is new and improved in this update of our password security plugin for WordPress. What’s new? With update 2.4.1, we have […]

WordPress PCI compliance for e-commerce & business sites

If you have an e-commerce or business WordPress site, most probably you’ve already heard of PCI DSS and PCI compliance. As an online merchant / seller your WordPress website has to be compliant to the PCI DSS regulations, otherwise you risk being fined. Even if you use a third party payment gateway such as PayPal […]

How to clean a hacked WordPress website or blog

Whether your WordPress website has been hacked and you’re currently in damage control, or whether you’re preparing for the worst, this article will guide you through the process of cleaning a hacked WordPress website. The process is documented in an easy to follow step-by-step format to help you accomplish the following: Gain back control of […]

WordPress HTTPS, SSL & TLS – a guide for website administrators

When you visit a website, your browser (also known as a client) sends a HTTP request to a web server. Once the web server sends an HTTP response, the browser can then render the page to your screen. However, HTTP traffic has a problem; it is a plaintext protocol. This makes it susceptible to snooping […]

WPassword 2.3.4: improved plugin interoperability & bug fixes

Today we are in the third week of 2021, and we are happy to announce the third plugin update of the year: WPassword 2.3.4. This update features better interoperability with third party plugins, a few minor improvements, and a number of bug fixes. Let’s dive right into the below highlight to see what is improved […]

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