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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 website

Managing a WordPress website can be time-consuming and difficult, especially if you have a lot of content and users. Fortunately, you can use a simple but powerful WordPress activity log plugin to keep track of everything that happens on your site.

The benefits of using an activity log plugin include:

Greater control over your site Improved security and compliance with key regulations Quicker troubleshooting when something goes wrong

In this post, we'll talk a little more about why you should [...]

Wed, Sep 12, 2018
Source: WP White Security Category: TUTORIALS
Password Policy Manager for WordPress plugin settings

WordPress has come a long way in helping administrators run more secure sites, though weak passwords are still a big issue. That is why we still see so many successful WordPress brute force attacks. Though there is light at the end of the tunnel! We have developed a plugin to help WordPress site owners like you enforce strong passwords on users – Password Policy Manager for WordPress.

Getting the Password Policy Manager WordPress Plugin

You can [...]

Thu, Sep 06, 2018
Source: WP White Security Category: TUTORIALS

I think many WordPress users probably underestimate the amount of data that is made available via the REST API. Just about everything is available to anyone or anything that asks for it: posts, pages, categories, tags, comments, taxonomies, media, users, settings, and more. For most of these types of data, public access is useful. For example, if you have a JSON-powered news reader, it can basically replicate your entire site structure [...]

Mon, Aug 27, 2018
Source: Digging into WordPress Category: TUTORIALS

Super useful plugin from Pieter, to help restore WordPress closer to its foundational philosophy of "Clean, Lean, and Mean". Lean WP disables LOTS of potential bloat like Emojis, REST API, Embeds, XLM-RPC, et al. Pieter also offers some other great plugins.

Direct link to article | View post at DigWP.com

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Sat, Aug 25, 2018
Source: Digging into WordPress Category: TUTORIALS

It's happening: WordPress is being forked. Meet ClassicPress. The original, Gutenberg-free WordPress publishing platform.

Direct link to article | View post at DigWP.com

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Wed, Aug 22, 2018
Source: Digging into WordPress Category: TUTORIALS
The WordPress Activity Log

WordPress security can be an intimidating subject to those who are new to WordPress, and to having a website. The good news is that compliance and standards such as the OWASP Top 10 list can help businesses get started with WordPress security.

This article explains what is the OWASP Top 10 list and how WordPress website owners and administrators can have an Owasp Top 10 compliant WordPress website.

What is the OWASP Top 10 List?

The OWASP Top [...]

Wed, Aug 22, 2018
Source: WP White Security Category: TUTORIALS
The WordPress Activity Log

WordPress security can be an intimidating subject to those who are new to WordPress, and to having a website. The good news is that compliance and standards such as the OWASP Top 10 list can help businesses get started with WordPress security.

This article explains what is the OWASP Top 10 list and how WordPress website owners and administrators can have an Owasp Top 10 compliant WordPress website.

What is the OWASP Top 10 List?

The OWASP Top [...]

Wed, Aug 22, 2018
Source: WP White Security Category: TUTORIALS
Block diagram of a shared WordPress hosting setup

There are many things to consider when looking for a web host for your WordPress website or multisite network. But the first decision you have to make before you look into the specifics is determine the the type of WordPress web host do you need for your website, of which there are four.

This post introduces you to the four different WordPress web host solutions available and explains how they works. It also highlights the [...]

Wed, Jul 25, 2018
Source: WP White Security Category: TUTORIALS
Block diagram of a shared WordPress hosting setup

There are many things to consider when looking for a web host for your WordPress website or multisite network. But the first decision you have to make before you look into the specifics is determine the the type of WordPress web host do you need for your website, of which there are four.

This post introduces you to the four different WordPress web host solutions available and explains how they works. It also highlights the [...]

Wed, Jul 25, 2018
Source: WP White Security Category: TUTORIALS