Tag Archive | "Security"

Guarding WordPress Against Hacker URL Requests

Monday, December 28, 2009

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Update: This plugin can now be found in the WordPress plugin repository for easy installs. I was skimming through my Google FeedReader the other day and read an excellent article by Jeff Starr of Perishable Press which showed us how to create a very simple plugin to help protect our WordPress sites from malicious WordPress [...]

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SEO Egghead WordPress Firewall Plugin Video Overview

Saturday, November 21, 2009

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Note the video below showcases where my blog use to be located. It’s now located at Blog Training Classroom. Update: In the video I mention visiting SEO Egghead’s site, downloading the file, zipping it up, and then installing it on your blog. Since I created this video, SEO Egghead has added it to the WordPress [...]

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How To Upgrade WordPress Manually

Sunday, August 16, 2009

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This video tutorial will show you how to upgrade WordPress manually by following the instructions on WordPress.org.

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How To Backup Your WordPress Database Using phpMyAdmin

Sunday, August 16, 2009

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This tutorial will show you how to download a backup of your WordPress database to your computer. This is a vital topic you should learn.

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How to Change Your Display Name on Your WordPress Blog

Sunday, August 16, 2009

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By default, WordPress displays your username publicly as the author of your posts. This can, however, pose a security issue because you’re giving everyone your blog’s username login info. Also, it’s best to use a username that is not easily guessed which typically means you won’t be using your name. So let’s change how WordPress [...]

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How To Change Your WordPress Username & Password Through phpMyAdmin

Sunday, August 16, 2009

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Forget your password or username? Or perhaps someone hacked your blog and changed them? Here's how to change them through your database so you can regain control.

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How To Password Protect a Directory Using WP Blog Host Hosting

Sunday, August 16, 2009

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Here's how you can password protect a directory so that you can limit who can view anything contained within it.

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How To Remove The WordPress Version Number From Your Source Code

Sunday, August 16, 2009

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One way hackers might try to gain more information about your blog is learning what version of WordPress you're using by viewing your source code. Here's how to remove that piece of information.

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