Category: webmaster tips

How to Evaluate WordPress Audit Trail Plugins

Your business just switched from a custom made and complex CMS system to WordPress. All well and good, you have setup your blog, installed a few plugins and ready to get cracking. But how will you keep track of what the users are doing on your new WordPress website? Introducing WordPress Audit Trail Plugins WordPress […]

Get Your Website on Google’s First Page – An Email Exchange with a SEO Specialist, or Not?

This article includes an email thread of emails that I exchanged with a spammer who claims his company provides SEO services and they can help me rank my website on Google’s first page. As you will see, there are a lot of lessons to be learnt from trying to deal with scam and spam businesses.

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.

WordPress SSL and HTTPS Explained

When logging in to your WordPress dashboard (wp-admin seciton) all of the traffic is sent in clear text and if intercepted by a malicious user, he or she can login to your WordPress. This blog post explains what is SSL Encryption (HTTPS) and why you need to setup SSL for your WordPress blog or website.

How to Enumerate WordPress Users with WPScan

A WordPress security article that explains how to use the popular WordPress security scanner WPScan to enumerate WordPress users or plugins for reporting purposes or WordPress security audits.

How to Hide the WordPress Version from the Generator Meta Tag

By defaut WordPress discloses the version number in the generator meta tag and default RSS feeds. In this WordPress security tutorial we show you how to hide the WordPress version number without installing a WordPress security plugin.

WordPress Backups Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

If you are not familiar with all the operations and tasks needed to maintain a successful WordPress blog or website, you will find it very difficult to plan and choose the right WordPress backup solution for your WordPress. In this WordPress FAQ tutorial we try to address all WordPress backup frequently asked questions.

Delete Old (and Obsolete) WordPress Core Files | WordPress Security Tip

Use WordPress security plugin Old Core Files to delete old, obsolete and probably vulnerable WordPress core files which can be exploited by hackers to inject malware on your WordPress blog or website. Read how simple it is to use this WordPress security plugin.

Why You Need a WordPress Backup Solution

There are many things that can go wrong and are out of your control in a WordPress setup. In this article we will explain why you should make frequent WordPress backup and how WordPress backups make your life easier when it comes to maintaining WordPress.

WordPress Backup Blueprints to Backup Your WordPress Manually

WordPress backup is the most overlooked task in maintaining a WordPress. Any blogger or webmaster should backup WordPress frequently to ensure that the WordPress can be restored and recovered in the shortest time possible in case of a failure, or in case it is hacked.