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Sharing WordPress logins

A WordPress security best practice that is easy to implement is having a unique WordPress login (username and password) for every person who accesses your website or multisite network. Sharing the same WordPress login details with groups of people can lead to a number of security issues and increases the maintenance of the website, as this post explains.

Use of Weak Passwords

As a WordPress website administrator you know very well how important it is to use [...]

Thu, May 03, 2018
Source: WP White Security Category: TUTORIALS

Gutenberg soon will be added to the WordPress core. This is great news for some, not so great for others. With 99.9999% (estimate) of all WordPress sites currently setup to work without Gutenberg, the massive changes barreling down the pike are going to affect literally millions of websites. And as swell as the whole "Gutenberg" experience may seem, the simple truth is that a vast majority of site owners will not be prepared when [...]

Wed, Apr 18, 2018
Source: Digging into WordPress Category: TUTORIALS

Gutenberg is coming soon to your WordPress, whether you like it or not. Debate and drama aside, it's time that we start looking for practical ways to adapt current WordPress sites to the many imminent changes brought to us by G7G. One of these changes involves Custom Fields. Currently, and hopefully this will change in a future update, Custom Fields are not displayed on Gutenberg-enabled screens. Which is kind of a bummer, considering the [...]

Fri, Mar 30, 2018
Source: Digging into WordPress Category: TUTORIALS

I've been working on updating my collection of WordPress plugins for the imminent Gutenberg update. So far it has not required much time to learn, and the API is straightforward. It will however take significantly longer to integrate Gutenberg support into 20+ plugins. To help keep things organized, I will be posting tips and snippets here at DigWP.com. Blocks are the foundation of all things Gutenberg, so this first post is all [...]

Thu, Mar 29, 2018
Source: Digging into WordPress Category: TUTORIALS