Security

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FAQs about SSLs

I've been seeing a lot of questions about SSL certificates lately, and I wanted to give some answers so you can make an informed decision when it comes to your...
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An SSL Certificate does not secure your site!

Say WHAT? You read that right. An SSL Certificate does not secure your site. This is a common misconception that needs to be cleared up. What is an SSL certificate?...
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What to do after your WordPress site has been hacked.

So often, I get emails from people that look like this: "HELP! MY SITE HAS BEEN HACKED! WHAT DO I DO?" WordPress is the top content management system on the...
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WordPress 4.1.2 Security Release

As a Wordpress user, and a WordPress developer, I know that WordPress fairly regularly releases updates. Sometimes they add new features. Sometimes they fix small bugs. And sometimes, there's a security...
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Don’t assume that because your site is small, it won’t get hacked.

I remember a simpler time when the thought of having your website hacked was not even a thought at all. You post stuff on the web, and never think about...
Should I get an SSL certificate for my site?

Should I get an SSL certificate for my site?

Ever since Google released the news that they are going to be rewarding sites that use SSL technology, I've had a lot of emails from clients asking me this question?...
Whose responsibility is it to run updates? Site owner or site developer?

Whose responsibility is it to run updates? Site owner or site developer?

If you are setting up or running a site with WordPress, there are going to be updates. Updates to your core software. Updates to your plugins. Updates to your themes....
When it comes to WordPress security, strong passwords are key

When it comes to WordPress security, strong passwords are key

Raise your hand if you use the same password, or the same two or three passwords for every website? Go ahead, I won't judge you. Yes, I used to be...