Tutorials

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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Book updates! New versions of all books including Digging Into WordPress now available for download. As always, updates are FREE for all book owners 🙂

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Tue, Jul 28, 2020
Source: Digging into WordPress Category: TUTORIALS
Savvy bloggers think a lot about visuals for their blogs! Because they know that an effective content marketing strategy needs more than just ‘blocks of well-written text.' And the influence an image has on website traffic, shares, and search engine ranking is undeniable. In fact, around 91% of internet users claim to prefer image-based content […] [...]
Wed, Jul 22, 2020
Source: WP Clipboard Category: TUTORIALS
Configuring 2FA with one-time code from an app

Many have chosen to use our WP 2FA plugin because you do not have to be a developer or a security ninja to enable and require 2FA on your website.

Our two-factor authentication plugin is dead easy to use. Today, we are taking it a step further; we are releasing an update in which we have added support for a number of 2FA apps. This means that users are no longer restricted to use only the [...]

Wed, Jul 22, 2020
Source: WP White Security Category: TUTORIALS
List of inactive users on a WordPress website

Today we are announcing Password Policy Manager update 2.3.0. This is an exciting release featuring the all new inactive WordPress users check. In it we also included a good number of other password policies improvements and performance updates.

Let's dive right in to see what is new and improved in this latest update of our password policy manager plugin for WordPress.

Checks for inactive WordPress users

Inactive and forgotten website users are very often targeted by malicious [...]

Wed, Jul 15, 2020
Source: WP White Security Category: TUTORIALS
The Linux files & directories permissions

WordPress can pretty much run on any operating system that runs PHP. However, the vast majority of WordPress websites run on Linux. Therefore it is important that you understand Linux file permissions.

It is crucial to get file permissions right. Setting incorrect file permissions can open your website up for attack. Incorrect file permissions can allow unauthorized users to gain access to potentially sensitive files and data. Such data can then be used as a stepping [...]

Thu, Jul 02, 2020
Source: WP White Security Category: TUTORIALS

Excited to announce the launch of our new bookstore! It's got a minimalist design and loads super fast. Go there to get great books like Digging Into WordPress, The Tao of WordPress, and WordPress Themes In Depth. Check it out and learn more about how the site was built.

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Mon, Jun 29, 2020
Source: Digging into WordPress Category: TUTORIALS
In case you don't want to read the whole text and are looking to hide an individual image from a WordPress post using a plugin, jump straight to – Conditionally Display Featured Image Plugin Recently, a friend inquired about the easiest option to hide a featured image from an individual post in WordPress. I had […] [...]
Thu, Jun 25, 2020
Source: WP Clipboard Category: TUTORIALS
You can view the details of the file changes when you click in the event in the activity log

Today we are announcing two releases; Website File Changes Monitor 1.6 and WP Activity Log 4.1.2. They are being released together because we have integrated the plugins. Let's dive right in and see what this integration is all about, and what are the benefits to both plugins' users.

Superior file integrity monitoring scans and better activity logs

This integration between these two plugins means a superior WordPress file integrity monitoring solution and UX. We are [...]

Wed, Jun 24, 2020
Source: WP White Security Category: TUTORIALS
No doubt about it. WordPress is considered to be among the best blog sites out there. Every day, thousands of individuals, hobbyists, and business owners make the decision to join millions of websites served by WordPress. And thanks to the platform's free and straightforward CMS, almost everyone can create an impressive-looking website, regardless of their […] [...]
Fri, Jun 19, 2020
Source: WP Clipboard Category: TUTORIALS
Comparison of 17 best blog sites of 2020. Pros and Cons of these blogging platforms are listed sites to help you choose the best option for your blogging needs [...]
Fri, Jun 19, 2020
Source: WP Clipboard Category: TUTORIALS