WordPress Security Blog

WordPress Black Friday & Cyber Monday 2020 deals

Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals are here! It’s no doubt that this is the best time of the year for you to invest in some valuable assets. These are often the biggest deals that open up only once a year, so make sure to take advantage of it! Speaking of deals – we’re also running […]

The 5 best WordPress security plugins for complete site security

Your WordPress site’s security should be one of your top concerns as a webmaster. However, there’s no such thing as a ‘set and forget’ approach with security. In actual fact, your security arrangements should form part of a never-ending process. You need to continually harden, monitor, improve, and test your WordPress security arrangements. When it […]

Why WordPress admin notices matter (and how to manage them effectively)

Every time you log into the WordPress dashboard, you are probably greeted with a few message at the top of your screen. These messages are called WordPress admin notices. Contrary to what many WordPress users might think – that they’re an annoyance without an ‘off’ switch – they can be incredibly useful. At least, that […]

WordPress debug: how to enable it & debugging options

Sometimes we are unable to reproduce a problem that a user is encountering when using one of our WordPress plugins. When this happens, we ask the user to send us more information about their website’s and plugin’s setup. Such information is typically found in a log file, more specifically, the WordPress debug log file. This […]

Tools for remote team accountability, communication & security WordPress businesses should use

The global pandemic has turned the world of work upside down. Commuting to the workplace is no longer a daily habit for up to 40% 1of the workforce. What’s more, it’s a trend set to stay in place long after the scientific community has found an effective treatment or vaccine for the virus. Online and […]

Statistics highlight the biggest source of WordPress vulnerabilities

WordPress vulnerabilities statistics show that the main source of WordPress vulnerabilities are in WordPress plugins. These vulnerabilities statistics also show how important it is to always run the latest version of WordPress core, plugins and themes.

Admin Notices Manager – announcing the new plugin

The WordPress Admin Area can be packed with lots of popups, reminders, and advertisements. Even though some of these notices might not be that useful, there are many other admin notices that are helpful and need your attention. It’s easy to imagine that all WordPress users enjoy the same clean, well-organized Admin experience. We all […]

What are WordPress admin notices (and how do they work)?

Even if you’re new to WordPress, you’ll be familiar with admin notices. They’re the messages that show up on your dashboard to let you know about updates, errors, changes and more. Admin notices give you critical information about your site, which enables you to take timely action. Moreover, if you’re a theme or plugin developer, […]

How to use WordPress user roles for improved WordPress security

Learn more about WordPress user roles and what capabilities users have when assigned to a specific WordPress user role. With WordPress user roles, the WordPress owner can have control of what the users can and cannot do on the WordPress installation.

Why a strong password policy is so important for your WordPress website

If you’ve been managing a WordPress site for a while, you may be wondering why a strong password policy is so important. Surely, users are aware that they need to use strong passwords? Unfortunately, many users knowingly use weak passwords, putting your WordPress site at risk. There are differing reasons why this continues to occur. […]