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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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WP Security Audit Log Plugin

The WP Security Audit Log is WordPress' most comprehensive and popular WordPress audit trail plugin.

Offer: Get a 30% discount on all premium add-on purchases by using the promotional [...]

Tue, Nov 21, 2017
Source: WP White Security Category: TUTORIALS

There has been lots of discussion about the new WordPress "Gutenberg" project. Some people love it, some hate it, and most WP users probably have no idea about it. And that's too bad, because it means many changes will be required for thousands of WordPress plugins and themes. We're talking about MANY collective work hours to make it happen, even in a best-case rollout scenario.

The debate

Anyone who is in any of the Facebook WordPress groups [...]

Tue, Nov 07, 2017
Source: Digging into WordPress Category: TUTORIALS

On certain server setups, WordPress is vulnerable to an email interception attack. Basically WP uses the $_SERVER['SERVER_NAME'] variable for the "From" header in email notifications. On certain systems this can be exploited by an attacker to gain access to your site. This issue has been known about since WP 2.3, but nothing has been done about it. So I decided to write a plugin to fix it up.

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Tue, Nov 07, 2017
Source: Digging into WordPress Category: TUTORIALS
The WP Engine user portal

I would have never thought that I'll be hosting one of my websites with WP Engine, let alone writing a review about them. But here I am today, with my most important website hosted with them and writing a review about their managed WordPress hosting service. Like all the other reviews on this website, this is not a paid one. These are my thoughts from my first hand experience at [...]

Wed, Nov 01, 2017
Source: WP White Security Category: TUTORIALS