The Most Useful WordPress Plugins

The Most Useful WordPress Plugins

WordPress is the world’s most popular content management system and powers over 74 million websites. Whether you are a developer or do-it-yourselfer, expert feedback is always great when making decisions.

Learn about 10 Plugins to Optimize Security and Enhance the User Experience. Optimize the Power of the World’s Most Popular Content Management System.

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Exploiting WordPress: The Importance of Good Site Security

Exploiting WordPress: The Importance of Good Site Security

WordPress is a great content management platform and a majority of the websites on the net use it for their sites.  The problem with its popularity is that it creates it as a target for hackers to attempt to exploit.  In my last posts and talks on 103.7 News Talk FM we provided some WordPress tips.  Those tips are a baseline for protecting your site, but to ensure protection it is important to consult with a firm that specializes in system security like Solinkit to ensure the security of your site and your sites visitors.

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WordPress Tip: Making your Links Pretty

WordPress Tip: Making your Links Pretty

In this tutorial we will show you how to make the links of your WordPress site more pleasing to look at and better for SEO indexing.  Wordpress by default uses links like ‘www.yoursite.com?p=123’.  They work, but the don’t look nice or help describe the content for SEO indexing.  Wordpress does offer a easy way to create a custom URL structure for your permalinks and posts.

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WordPress Security: Trimming the Fat

WordPress Security: Trimming the Fat

Continuing our series of WordPress security tips, today we will be discussing trimming the fat in your plugins directory.  A lot of us are guilty of installing a lot of plugins to try them out and then deactivating them if we decide not to use it.  This still creates a security hole as the plugin is still loaded into your system.  There is nothing wrong with testing a variety of plugins, but it is highly recommended to remove them if you decide not to use them.

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WordPress Security: Updates and Passwords

WordPress Security: Updates and Passwords

In this series on WordPress security we are going over several preventive tips that can keep your WordPress site more secure.

The first tip of this post is to make sure you are using secure passwords.  It may seem like I hit on the password topic often, but it is one that many people still don’t follow.

More than 8% of WordPress sites that are hacked are due to poor passwords.  The first thing to do is to make sure your password isn’t one on this list.  If you pass that test then also follow my recommended password guidelines.

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