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Top 10 WordPress website maintenance tips

A newly installed WordPress site feels so good. No speed issues, no plugin conflict, no errors, no problems at all. You are exhilarated, and you can’t wait to see thousands of readers on your website every week. Few months down the line, your seemingly perfect site begins to struggle. Speed might become a problem, some […]

WordPress email deliverability and how to improve it

Email is arguably the most common electronic communication medium on Earth. It’s used for everything, from communication to alert notifications, to password reset flows and email-based Two-factor Authentication (2FA). As a website owner sending email from your WordPress site, there are a few issues you’ll likely encounter. If you simply try and install a plugin […]

WP 2FA 1.6.0: New users’ 2FA status column & customizable redirects after 2FA setup

It has been almost four months since we released the last update of the WP 2FA plugin. So naturally, today we are very excited to announce WP 2FA 1.6.0. Since the plugin is now used by more than 15,000 users, we are getting a lot of useful feedback. Because of the feedback, this update comes […]

PPMWP 2.4.0: New feature to block users with failed login attempts & other updates

Today we are happy to announce WPassword update 2.4.0. This exciting release features the much anticipated new feature to block users which have failed login attempts as well as other updates and improvements. Let’s dive right in to see what is new and improved in this latest update of our WPassword for WordPress. Block users […]

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. In this blog post, […]

Can your WordPress website users damage your business?

Can your employees be a threat? Yes, quite possibly, but in the main unwittingly. I wrote recently on the statistics which highlight the biggest source of WordPress vulnerabilities. However, another sizeable constituent part of your infrastructure is equally vulnerable, if not more so, and which we all too often overlook – our users – who […]

Join us for free at the biggest online summit in the WordPress space

This past year has been a rollercoaster of emotions for many of us. Some were thriving while others were barely surviving. One takeaway we can be proud of as a community is how most of us had to be even more creative than usual to get through 2020… With long hours, a lot of stress […]

How to manually backup your WordPress website without a plugin

It’s important to understand the most fundamental WordPress tasks when running your site. Security, of course, should be one of your primary considerations. Creating a manual WordPress backup should also be in your toolbox. You should use a dedicated backup plugin or online service to automatically back up your website. However, by knowing how to […]

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 […]

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? This blog post defines the four main types of WordPress web […]

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