After you install your SSL certificate, what happens when people are still going to your HTTP version of your site, rather than the secure HTTPS ?
Most WordPress plugins are updateable from the admin or backend area of the WordPress website. Some paid plugins, and plugins that have not originated from the WordPress plugin directory will need to be updated manually. To update from the WordPress dashboard –Verify the compatibility between the plugin and your version of WordPress –Login to the admin area […]
When updates are available, you will be notified in the WordPress->Dashboard->Updates menu. You should always apply updates as soon as possible. You’re able to set WordPress to update itself automatically. If you’re doing it manually, ensure you have made a backup of the site and database. If you utilise automatic updates, ensure you have regular […]
Trawling through the WordPress plugin library, you will see thousands and thousands of plugins. The WordPress plugin database comes with no guarantees that each plugin is secure, efficient or that it is not already compromised or contains malware. So how do you choose which ones you should use? A number of plugin traits to look […]
Hackers are basically crooks that want to steal information from you, or manipulate your website to their advantage. They crack or hack the credentials of your site to obtain access to the backend where they are not supposed to be. Once there, depending on their motivation – anything is possible. · Insert unwanted links to […]
With anything, there is an easy way and a hard way. So happens, there are a number of easy ways to stop WordPress comment spam. Before we get to the easy ways – the hard way is manually. Manually means logging into the backend of your site and looking through your comments and weeding out […]