Category: wordpress https

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 […]

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.

Hacking WordPress websites – capturing WordPress passwords with free tools

This WordPress security tutorial explains how malicious hackers can easily hack your WordPress login by stealing your WordPress username and password to hack into your website using free tools. This tutorial is for educational and awareness purposes, to encourage all WordPress owners to access they WordPress dashboard (admin pages) over an HTTPS (SSL) encrypted connection.

Self-Signed SSL Certificate VS Commercial SSL Certificate

Even though you can generate a self-signed SSL certificate for free for your WordPress blog or website, sometimes you still have to pay for an SLL web server certificate from a trusted certificate authority. This blog post explains when and where you should use self-signed or premium SSL web server certificates for HTTPS.

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.