Category: WordPress Security Tutorials & Tips

How to Grant Remote Access Privileges to a WordPress MySQL Database

This document explains how to grant remote access to a WordPress or any other MySQL database. Remote access might be needed if you need to extract or read data from the WordPress database from a remote location, for example to read the WordPress security alerts generated by WP Security Audit Log plugin and store them in a centralized logging and monitoring system.

All You Need To Know On the WordPress Unique Authentication Keys and Salts

WordPress security keys are used to encrypt the WordPress login details stored in user’s cookies once they login to WordPress. By configuring the WordPress security keys you also improve the security of your WordPress. This article explains what are the WordPress security keys and how you can configure them in the wp-config.php file.

Site-Specific WordPress Plugin for Code Snippets

This WordPress tutorial explains what is a site-specific code snippets plugin and what are the advantages of using it. The tutorial also explains how to create the site-specific WordPress plugin to store code snippets specific to your WordPress blog or website.

Definitive Guide to WordPress SSL

The definitive WordPress SSL Guide | Do you have an online shop on your WordPress? Or would you like to improve the security of your WordPress by encrypting the WordPress login session? This WordPress security guide explains in step by step fashion how to enable WordPress SSL for your login page and admin pages, for a specific page or post and more.

Configuring WordPress Automatic Updates

This WordPress tutorials explains how you can configure the WordPress automatic update to ensure that your websites and blogs always run on the latest, most stable and secure WordPress version. It also explains how to enable automatic updating of WordPress plugins and theme.

How to Manually Add a WordPress Administrator to the Database using SQL Queries

This WordPress tutorial explains how to manually create a WordPress administrator account directly in the database using SQL queries or phpMyAdmin. This operation is useful to regain access to a hacked WordPress blog or website.

Use Google Authenticator Plugin to Improve WordPress Security

Use the Google Authenticator WordPress security plugin to enable 2-step verification (two factor authentication) on your WordPress for a stronger and more secure authentication mechanism to improve the security of your WordPress.

You Do Not Have Sufficient Permissions To Access This Page

In this WordPress tutorial we explain how to change some entries in the WordPress database to fix the You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page WordPress problem and regain access to the WordPress dashboard / wp-admin section.

Generate a Self Signed SSL Certificate for HTTPS on Apache

This blog post explains how to create a self signed SSL web server certificate so you can encrypt the traffic between your computer and your WordPress wp-admin section to improve the security of your WordPress and better protect your WordPress users.

Disable Theme and Plugin Editors in WordPress to Improve WordPress Security

This WordPress security blog post explains how to disable the WordPress theme and plugin editors from the WordPress admin panel to improve the security of your WordPress.