This is the last part of the three article series about how activity logs can help WordPress site administrators. In this third and last article we will see how activity logs can help WordPress site administrators like you to improve the security of your WordPress site and track down the source and damage in a post-hack scenario (forensics).
In this second article of a 3 part series on the use of activity logs in WordPress, we will see what logs WordPress site administrators and developers have to help them troubleshoot and solve technical issues.
When you have a WordPress site with multiple users contributing to it, you need to keep a record of everything that happens on your WordPress site in a WordPress audit trail (activity log). This is the first article in a 3 part series that covers the importance of activity logs in WordPress
One of the most pernicious myths about WordPress is that it is vulnerable to hackers. As the most popular Content Management System, running almost 60% of all websites that use a CMS, there will always be some WordPress sites that are no longer actively maintained or whose owners are simply unaware of what they need to do, so, yes, we will keep hearing about WordPress sites that have been hacked.
The truth is, however, that the huge and extremely active WordPress community, who follow the latest security trends and spring into action whenever a vulnerability is discovered, make the most secure CMS if you follow a few simple steps.
The best thing about attending WordPress meetups is when you chat with someone who has been working with WordPress for only a year or two, and you are able to tell them about a tool that will instantly solve a problem they have been struggling with every day. The look on their face as what you are telling them sinks in is always a joy to behold.
This article is about a tool that could impact your use of WordPress in that profound way if you currently pay for Web hosting.
As a WordPress user, there are two particular things you should pay close attention to; speed and security. If you’re not concerned with these, you should be. They could end up being extremely costly not just down the road, but right now.
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Security Ninja PRO is a premium WordPress plugin designed to protect your site against hacker attacks. The plugin will allow you to perform more than 40 security tests and it will show you how to make your site even more secure.
Protecting your WordPress site from hackers can be rather difficult. In fact, there is no one-solution that guarantees a 100% safe and secure site.
Studies show that tens of thousands of websites are hacked daily. Although securing your own site and the data it holds is top priority, it’s also equally important to keep your visitors’ data safe as well. Sites that don’t take proper security measures tend to face a decrease in traffic over time as they lose their credibility. This statement holds true even more in the case of e-commerce sites.
One of the latest and most successful plugins to provide anti-spam protection without the need of captcha was dubbed by the folks at WPShout as “the Akismet of online forms”, and it’s been fittingly named Goodbye Captcha.
Security is one of the hottest topics in WordPress at the moment, and it has been for a while now. There have always been concerns with security in the WordPress world, and that’s where some of the best security plugins have come in to put people’s minds at rest. Although there are still those who question the effectiveness of such security plugins, there are some that can do a very good job at keeping your WordPress site safe and secure in many ways. Rather than go through all this discussion in this review though, I’d suggest reading this article about understanding…