Integrate SSL on WordPress Multisite

Integrate SSL on WordPress Multisite

WordPress multisite is an extraordinary feature that let you manage a network of WordPress sites using a single admin site. WordPress users follow various techniques

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Free SSL Certificates – Where to Find Them and How They Help

Want to learn how you can improve your search engine rankings, secure your visitors’ browsing, and boost your website’s trust…all for free? I know – that’s a bold statement. But I promise you that these free SSL certificates really can give you all of those benefits.


Why is SSL Important for Your Site Security?

SSL stands for Secure Sockets Layer. It is an encryption-based technology to securely exchange of information between a website and visitor. Aside from encrypting the data exchanged, it also ensures the authenticity of a website to your visitors. Millions of websites use SSL for website security. It is an integral element of website security. If you care about site user experience and security, you need SSL — it’s really that

What to Expect from a WordPress Security Solution/Provider

What to Expect from a WordPress Security Solution/Provider

There are so many WordPress security solutions and security providers in the market that one has to struggle hard to find and settle with one. There are a lot of things that a security solution or a provider should take care of. This post is about what users need as a security solution. What are they ready to pay for. I am writing this post with three kinds of people in mind.

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Detecting and Removing Backdoors From a Hacked WP Website

Having your website hacked is not a pleasant experience. If you open your site and are being redirected to inappropriate sites, traffic plummets, getting blacklisted by search engines, browsers, and major antivirus software all point to one common thing; that is your site is hacked.

Addressing the WordPress Is Not Secure by Default Argument

Addressing the WordPress Is Not Secure by Default Argument

WordPress being an open source script has its code publicly available. It means anyone willing to contribute can build on top of others’ work. This is how WordPress software gets developed. The WordPress security team cannot always be on top of security vulnerabilities because it is difficult to address something which is not even discovered yet.


Scanning Your WordPress Websites for Security Vulnerabilities

In the previous article, I talked about the 5 Best WordPress Security Plugins and Solutions. You should check out that article before reading this one since they are both connected. What if you need to go beyond normal scanning plugins? This article is targeted towards intermediate users (let’s call them WP Super Admins who manage the clients’ WP websites for a living) and WordPress developers.

All You Need to Know About WordPress Security Keys and Salts

All You Need to Know About WordPress Security Keys and Salts

Protecting sites against brute force attacks is the fundamental step of WordPress security. In the previous article, you learned about ways to prevent hackers from brute forcing the login page. WordPress security keys and salts offer yet another solution to improve and harden your site security.


WordPress Admin Area Security Best Practices

The backbone of any website is the administrative area and in fact, the most intriguing zone for hackers. Whenever you install WordPress, it creates a password protected administrator user which has access to the admin dashboard; which btw is hidden behind a login page.

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Why Is WordPress Website Security Important?

How alarming is it to receive an email about an unauthorized login attempt to your WordPress account? Do you even have a WordPress login notification setup? Don’t worry that’s about to change; Daan Tol (owner of WPLift) got in touch with me, and we had a long conversation about WordPress security. Both of us knew that WordPress security is one of the biggest concerns for WPLift visitors. That’s why I have decided to start writing a series about WordPress Security. In this series, I will talk about everything you need to know and more about securing your WordPress website.

A Closer Look at WordPress Password Hashes

Like many web applications, WordPress stores user accounts in a MySQL database, including administrative user accounts with their associated password hashes. A closer inspection of