Put WordPress on Autopilot

Put WordPress on Autopilot

Some of my clients reach out looking to update their WordPress website. Typically, they had a friend or family member create the initial website and then the website was left alone for several years. As time passed, the website software (core, theme, plugins, and...
Fix Mixed Content Messages on WordPress

Fix Mixed Content Messages on WordPress

With search engines such as Google advocating for more secure websites, website owners are installing Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificates on their websites. An SSL certificate creates a secure connection between the website and the visitor’s browser. For most...
Two-Factor Authentication Hardens WordPress

Two-Factor Authentication Hardens WordPress

WordPress is the most popular Content Management System (CMS) in use today. In fact, a recent study found that 60% of all websites running a CMS use WordPress. With this popularity comes a higher risk of hackers trying to compromise WordPress websites (WordFence has...
Speed Up WordPress with PHP 7

Speed Up WordPress with PHP 7

WordPress is a Content Management System (CMS) that uses PHP Hypertext Preprocessor (PHP) as the underlying scripting language. Being a server-side language, web servers parse the PHP files before sending them to a web browser. PHP permits customization of the core...
How to Stop User Enumeration

How to Stop User Enumeration

If your business runs a WordPress website, then chances are that your website is potentially exposing user account names (also known as user enumeration). Hackers use clever malicious scripts to scan a website looking for usernames. With these usernames, they conduct...