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WordPress DDoS Attacks, A Problem You Can’t Protect Against With Plugins

The more popular a website is, the more likely it’ll become a target for cyber attacks. That holds true for the platform the site is built on too – and WordPress is one of the most popular platforms on the Internet. According to a 2015 W3Techs survey, WordPress websites make up 58.7% of the CMS […]

WordPress Staging: A Web Development Must For Testing Updates And Changes

Developers everywhere have experienced this familiar scenario: your client needs something changed on their website and they approach you like this: “It’s a small, quick change. Can you just do it right now?” Of course, there’s no such thing as a “small” change during any WordPress website development process. All changes, big or small, have […]

Free Ebook: How To Secure Your WordPress Site, 5 Essential Approaches

Securing the most popular content management system on the market is no easy task. We’re talking about WordPress, of course. According to a 2015 W3Techs survey, WordPress websites take up 58.7% of the CMS market and WordPress powers 25% of the entire Internet. Taking up this much of the market means one thing to security-conscious […]

Protect WordPress From Hacks: The Need For Automatic Updates and Monitoring

In my last post, we looked at a site with a relatively small hack that ended up being a big problem – they were distributing spam through an outdated WordPress plugin. This time around we will take a look at a similar hack that went undetected and not only ended up being a big problem, […]

How To Fix A Hacked WordPress Site, Fortify Security, And Prevent Future Hacks

Your client has a hacked WordPress site. It’s finally happened. You’ve read about it happening to other businesses, but thought, “It won’t happen to my clients.” Their websites don’t get enough traffic; they are kept up-to-date enough, etc. Somehow, it still happened. It’s OK! The first thing you need to do is not panic. Usually, […]

Use Two Factor Authentication To Guard WordPress Against Brute Force Attacks

Passwords are an unquestionable means of defense against hackers. A compromised WordPress site can damage your clients’ business reputation — the kind of harm that takes a long time to recover from. Yet no matter how complicated you make a password (adding numbers and symbols), it’s still not the strongest form of protection. Hackers can […]

7 Ways to Improve Page Load Time on WordPress – and Prove It to Your Clients!

Developing a beautiful website that makes your client happy is goal #1. However, creating a great website doesn’t stop at aesthetics. You also want to set them up for success with a blazing fast site that will maximize conversions, improve rankings, and give your client’s visitors an amazing user experience. Improved page load time is […]

Top Four WordPress Security Tips You Need To Follow

When it comes to operating your business with WordPress Hosting, security is the most important consideration. WordPress sites are among the most targeted by attackers due to relatively common vulnerabilities that are easily secured with a small amount of effort. In a sample size of 4,322 WordPress websites hosted on Liquid Web’s network, we blocked […]