security

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. What’s the difference between the post title and the SEO title? Ever asked that question? Here’s a definitive explanation from Yoast. If you’re thinking about creating a WordPress-based membership site, this is the post for you! Here’s a roundup of 15 of the top membership plugins to handle […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. Even if you use Google Analytics (and especially if you don’t) you might find adding one of these Google Analytics alternatives plugins to your WordPress site useful. Are you protecting your website? Is it enough? Learn about the 5 most common WordPress security breaches and how to protect […]

Yesterday WordPress 4.7.5 was released – it’s a security release that fixes 6 important security problems. WP Minder clients are already updated, but if you haven’t already done so, it’s recommended to update right away. For more information on the specifics, view the article from WP Tavern.

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. Looking for some inspiration for your new (or old) WordPress ecommerce site? Here are more than 30 real-world ecommerce examples to view, almost all of which use either WooCommerce or Easy Digital Downloads. If you’re considering a security/firewall/CDN solution, two of the best for WordPress are featured in this […]

Security company Sucuri found a severe problem with WordPress core files this week – if you’re using WordPress 4.7.0 or 4.7.1, it’s important that you update to 4.7.2 right away, where the problem has been fixed. Basically, the vulnerability can allow a user to modify the content of any post or page within a WordPress […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. Here’s some great advice from our preferred host, WP Engine, on how to secure your WordPress site. While there’s absolutely no way to make a site 100% secure, taking as many cues as you can from this list will help dramatically reduce the risk of hacking. These are the […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. Is the permalink structure you set up when you first launched your WordPress site not working out as well as you’d like? You’d like to change it, but are worried about what it could do to your search engine rankings?  Don’t worry – while it can be a […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. Love them or hate them, sliders just aren’t going away. If you’re looking for a slider plugin for WordPress, here’s a fairly new plugin worth checking out: Smart Slider 3. There’s a free version as well as a commercial version with Premium features. For more info, here’s an in-depth […]

Sucuri just released a security advisory about the popular WordPress plugin Jetpack, now in use on over 1 million sites. The security problem is only with the Shortcode Embeds module, so if this isn’t actively running on your site you’re not at risk for this issue (but you should update anyway!). Here’s information from Jetpack […]

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Our Small Business, Business and Premium Plans now come with additional security features from Sucuri. Our malware monitoring is the same as before – your site is scanned continuously for malware and hacks, plus your site is checked against the biggest blacklists. Cleanup of malware and removal from blacklists continue to be key features. The […]