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Already have a fast website that your visitors love? That’s all well and good, but it’s only valuable if it’s up and running! Your website’s security is not to be taken lightly, which is why we’re constantly learning from experts in various fields to bring you the best advice on how to keep your WordPress site safe and secure.

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McAfee Secure is a Glorious Way to Sell More Stuff Online

You have an online store. You want to sell more on it. (If you don’t have an online store, or if, for some reason, you want to sell less, this isn’t the post you’re looking for. Move along, please.) There are two main ways to do this: get more traffic, or increase your conversion rate (i.e. sell to more of the people who are already coming to your site).

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NinjaFirewall – A True Web Application Firewall for WordPress

If you seriously want to protect your blog against hackers and any kind of potential threat, you may want to consider trying NinjaFirewall. It differs from all other security plugins because it is a true Web Application Firewall: it works before WordPress is loaded. It offers some totally unique and very powerful security features, and because it blocks attacks before they hit the blog, it saves precious bandwidth and reduces the server load.

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Get a Google Rankings Boost by Using SSL

We’ve all heard how important it is to rank well with Google and how vital it is to take SEO seriously if you want your website to be a success, so what can you do to rank higher on Google’s search index? Well, there are a few things that can be done to move up the rankings, but in this post I’ll be discussing a particular aspect of them – HTTPS. It’s only been introduced last year and so far has a minimal impact on your ranking, but it’s importance is growing.

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WordPress Security – Beyond WordPress Security Plugins

This article explains why the security of your WordPress blogs and websites should not solely depend on WordPress security plugins. It also looks into other attack surfaces a typical WordPress installation has and gives a brief overview of what you can do to address these potential attack surfaces.

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7 WordPress Plugins to Beef Up Site Security

Few problems hold the collective imaginations of WordPress bloggers in the fearful grips of panic more than site security. We work hard on our content, and safeguarding it is vital to both fiscal and emotional well-being. The sad truth about the state of human affairs is the same as it’s been for the entirety of our existence: some of us a jerks. If a few have the power, knowledge, and wherewithal to dominate, destroy, or even slightly irritate others for no other reason than personal enjoyment, more than just a few will act on it.

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All In One WP Security & Firewall Plugin Review

WordPress is very secure in itself, but as you probably all know, there are always improvements you can make to make your sites even more secure.

There is always a need for protection from potential hackers, viruses, and various other threats. One of the ways to eliminate these security threats is to use a WordPress security plugin.

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WordPress Security Based on Facts and Statistics

WordPress has become a common target for malicious hackers because it is easy to break into. Just last year over 170,000 WordPress blogs and websites were hacked, and for 2013 the number of hacked WordPress sites is expected to increase even more.

Why is it so when WordPress itself is a very secure platform? Let’s have a look at some statistics from last year’s incidents and learn from them so your WordPress is not the next target.

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How Secure Is Your Website?

How safe is your website? This is the theme of today’s infographic, which compares Joomla and WordPress, plus gives some tips for securing your website. The main security highlights along the 10 year history of WordPress are also shown below.

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