Speed Up WordPress with PHP 7

Speed Up WordPress with PHP 7

WordPress is a Content Management System (CMS) that uses PHP Hypertext Preprocessor (PHP) as the underlying scripting language. Being a server-side language, web servers parse the PHP files before sending them to a web browser. PHP permits customization of the core...
How to Stop User Enumeration

How to Stop User Enumeration

If your business runs a WordPress website, then chances are that your website is potentially exposing user account names (also known as user enumeration). Hackers use clever malicious scripts to scan a website looking for usernames. With these usernames, they conduct...
Secure WordPress to keep hackers out.

Secure WordPress to keep hackers out.

Readers of my blog know that I am serious about protecting the websites of my clients. Most of the websites I create use WordPress as the content management system. WordPress provides a strong foundation for getting a website up and running. I always install the...
Does your website have a Trusted SSL Certificate?

Does your website have a Trusted SSL Certificate?

In a recent article, I talked about which type of Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificate is best for your business website. Business owners and website visitors are taking more interest in online security. Having a trusted SSL certificate on your website shows...
WordPress Sensitive Data Exposures?

WordPress Sensitive Data Exposures?

Last week, I wrote about how to keep hackers out of your WordPress website. Out of the box, WordPress provides a secure platform for business websites. There are some sensitive data exposures you need to be aware of. The issue is not a WordPress problem but a web...
WordPress hacking attempts rising

WordPress hacking attempts rising

A recent check of the weblogs and Wordfence reports identified that hacking attempts on the WordPress websites that I administer is on the rise. The hacking attempts are becoming more frequent and come from a variety of countries. Most are trying to login to the...