Are you getting a lot of spam on your WordPress Blog? There is a easy to install plugin to take care of that. It’s not an end all solution but it will stop most spammers. We recommend turning off Trackbacks and Pings. (more…)
WordPress Login Protection
Limit the number of login attempts possible both through normal login as well as using auth cookies.
By default WordPress allows unlimited login attempts either through the login page or by sending special cookies. This allows passwords (or hashes) to be brute-force cracked with relative ease.
Limit Login Attempts blocks an Internet address from making further attempts after a specified limit on retries is reached, making a brute-force attack difficult or impossible. (more…)
WordPress Backup and Security Scans
VaultPress makes it easy to keep an up-to-date backup of your site with both daily and real time syncing of all your WordPress content. To ensure your site stays safe, VaultPress performs security scans daily and makes it easy to review and fix threats.
Responsive Web Design
For each and every new client, and new project, it seems that the request for compatibility among mobile devices. iPhones and Android based smartphones are at their peak in popularity, and the popularity of devices like Kindle, iPad, and other medium-sized handheld devices are on there too. We don’t need to stress the importance of mobile-friendly websites, and how responsive web design is the solution.
WordPress Automatic Background Updates
For WordPress 3.7+, you don’t have to lift a finger to apply minor and security updates. Most sites are now able to automatically apply these updates in the background. If your site is capable of one-click updates without entering FTP credentials, then your site should be able to update from 3.7 to 3.7.1, 3.7.2, etc. (You’ll still need to click “Update Now” for major feature releases.)
Theme or Custom Website?
When designing your website you have two options: use a WordPress premium theme or build a custom theme. For 90% of corporations, small and medium sized businesses we would recommend using a theme. Most industry experts agree!