security

This week’s top WordPress and web marketing links. It’s a scary world out there. You know how when you login to your bank’s website, they’ll typically send you a code on your phone to make sure it’s you? That’s called 2-factor authentication (2FA) and did you know, you can have the same level of login […]

This week’s top WordPress and web marketing links. I’ve had WordPress clients tell me they don’t worry about security or backups because their site is “too small to hack.” I beg to differ. It’s small sites with owners who have poor security practices that are frequently the target of hacks because they are so easy […]

This week’s top WordPress and web marketing links. Seems like every website now has a cookies popup notification, right? In light of the GDPR and some new state-based privacy laws, like we have here in Colorado, it’s not surprising. But how do you get a cookie notice on your site? Here’s a great little tutorial […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. While discussion forums don’t seem to be as popular as they once were, they can still be a great tool on websites where you have a lot of members and want to enable them to ask questions and interact with each other – which can be good for […]

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 […]