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These are tutorials, tips, and tricks, to get and keep your WordPress websites working.  Get your sites to function the way you need or want them to.  And fix them when they do not.

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Website File Changes Monitor plugin for WordPress

Have you ever had to clean your WordPress website from a malware infection? Do you know how to find out which code was compromised? Do you know if your developers or agency left backup and leftover files on your website that can leave you exposed?

This post explains how File integrity monitoring (FIM) helps you answer such questions. We will see how file integrity checks with a plugin are instrumental in helping you better manage [...]

Tue, May 21, 2019
Source: WP White Security Category: TUTORIALS
Optin Types

One of the few regrets anyone can have in an online business is the failure to collect email addresses of their visitors. Simply put, the failure to have a list.
More often than not, you will hear people say, "the money is in the list" and that by itself is a statement of truth. Email list gets people coming back to your website, and by extension increases profit in business, because you are already dealing with [...]

Mon, May 20, 2019
Source: Digging into WordPress Category: TUTORIALS

Digging Into WordPress celebrates its 10th anniversary this month! Thank you to everyone who visits, shares, and contributes to DigWP.com — Cheers! 🙂

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Mon, May 20, 2019
Source: Digging into WordPress Category: TUTORIALS

Years ago we posted a list of available WordPress Developers & Designers. Lots of great people and companies shared their information, but a lot has changed. So rather than try to contact everyone on the list and ask them to update their infos, here is a new post of current WordPress developers and designers. Read on for more details..

WordPress Help Wanted!

Looking for WordPress developers and designers? So are [...]

Fri, May 17, 2019
Source: Digging into WordPress Category: TUTORIALS
The KeePass Password Manager, a free software you can install on your computer to better manage your credentials.

“Use a strong and different password for every online service, device, email account and website you have.”

As an owner or contributor to a few WordPress sites you are subscribed to an overwhelming number of online services and websites. And even though you agree with the above statement, it is very difficult for you to follow this security best practice, even though you enforce strong WordPress password policies on your sites.

However there is a [...]

Wed, May 08, 2019
Source: WP White Security Category: TUTORIALS
Website File Changes Monitor plugin for WordPress

We have been toying with the idea of developing a WordPress file integrity scanning and monitoring plugin for quite some time. However, we did not want to develop just another file scanning plugin.

We wanted to develop a WordPress file scanning plugin that addresses the issues existing ones have! So in January we went back to the drawing board and today we are excited to announce our new WordPress plugin – [...]

Tue, May 07, 2019
Source: WP White Security Category: TUTORIALS
The form is hosted on HTTPS protocol

A content management system (CMS) is a tool that helps you and businesses create, manage, distribute and publish digital content on a website. It is basically a web application which can be used by both developers and non-technical people, like WordPress.

There are plenty of CMS solutions you can choose from. Each one of them has its pros and cons. In an ideal world there is a way to overcome all the issues you have with [...]

Fri, Apr 26, 2019
Source: WP White Security Category: TUTORIALS
Using the Nslookup tool to query an A record

When you buy a new domain for your WordPress site you have to configure the name servers and other DNS records. Configuring your the Domain Name System (DNS) for your domain is a simple process, and it becomes even easier when you understand how DNS works, what are Domains, Registrars and DNS records.

However, a small mistake in the DNS configuration can lead to big problems – people won't be able to access your website [...]

Wed, Apr 10, 2019
Source: WP White Security Category: TUTORIALS