WordPress ModSecurity Rules

Reading Time: 1 minute WordPress is a popular publishing platform which is known for its robust features, numerous templates, and large support community. Unfortunately, due to such popularity, WordPress is also constantly subject to attempts at exploiting vulnerabilities. Ensuring WordPress and any associated plugins are installed with the most current versions is an important means of securing your site. [ Read More ]

How to Install WordPress On CentOS 7

Reading Time: 6 minutes In this article, we detail how to install WordPress on CentOS 7. Step 1) Pre-Flight Check: This article assumes you have CentOS 7 installed and are logged into your server as the root user. We are also using the most recent version of WordPress for this install. This article also assumes you have already installed [ Read More ]

How To Verify WordPress Checksums Using WP-CLI

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you do not keep site plugins updated along with WordPress core updated, then you run into the chance of your site being hacked or infected by Malware. If your site does get infected by malware, a way to easily find any of the non-standard WordPress core and plugin files is by using the verify [ Read More ]

WordPress Exploit – AMP Plugin

Reading Time: 2 minutes AMP for WP -Accelerated Mobile Pages allows your site to be faster for mobile visitors. Along with last week’s report, the AMP plugin has also been added to the list exploited. The AMP for WP plugin was reported on October 20, 2018, by its developers. Luckily, the newest version, 0.9.97.20, of this plugin has patched [ Read More ]

WordPress GDPR Plugin Exploit – All You Need To Know

Reading Time: 2 minutes As of November 9, 2018, the WP GDPR Compliance plugin has been exploited by hackers. This plugin aids e-commerce site owners in compliance with European privacy standards. Since the very nature of GDPR is to protect the personal data and privacy of EU citizens, it should be tended to as soon as possible to avoid [ Read More ]

A Beginner’s Guide to Managed WordPress

Reading Time: 7 minutes Thank you for choosing Managed WordPress at Liquid Web! We hope this guide will help you get started in making the most of your experience with the Managed WordPress Portal. There are some great features in the portal, and we’ve worked hard to make sure site maintenance is a cinch.

Whitelisting in ModSecurity

Reading Time: 6 minutes Broken down into two parts our article’s first section hits on “how to whitelist IPs or URIs,” for people who are somewhat familiar with ModSecurity but want to know further about the process. Our second section examines why we configure ModSecurity and how to prevent the security of the server from getting in the way of [ Read More ]

The Best Ways to Secure WordPress

Reading Time: 5 minutes On our Managed WordPress hosting platform, we strive to ensure security with regularly scheduled patches and updates. By utilizing our intrusion prevention software, we mitigate malicious activity and block repeated failed logins for your WordPress admin portal. Furthermore, our web-application firewall, restricts unneeded ports along with custom rules to help protect you on the application [ Read More ]

Installing WordPress using WP-CLI

Reading Time: 2 minutes WordPress has a great GUI based installation process however some use cases call for CLI! Or maybe you just feel more at home in a terminal, either way this article will show you how to get your WordPress site setup with just a terminal, WP-CLI, and maybe a sprinkle of SSH. So first things first, [ Read More ]