Security – Internet, WordPress, and otherwise

Top 10 WordPress Security Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Top 10 WordPress Security Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

WordPress security mistakes are easy to make. The most common mistakes in your WordPress security can be based on outdated information, common WordPress security myths or just not knowing WordPress security best practices. While WordPress itself is secure, avoiding...

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WordPress 5.6 Beta 1

WordPress 5.6 Beta 1

WordPress 5.6 Beta 1 is now available for testing! This software is still in development, so we recommend that you run this version on a test site. You can test the WordPress 5.6 beta in two ways: The current target for final release is December 8, 2020. This is...

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Add a WordPress Admin User Account via PHP

Sometimes our WordPress plugin users need to create an Admin user account for their sites. In this tutorial I will share a small PHP code with you that can be used to create a WordPress Administrator user to your site. Alternatively, you can also create a WordPress...

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Moving WordPress from Localhost to Server – Complete Guide

Moving WordPress from Localhost to Server – Complete Guide

Worried that shifting your WordPress site to an online server won’t work?You’re right to be. If migration is done incorrectly, it could cause errors that are hard to detect and resolve. Many give up on moving WordPress from a localhost to a server because it’s...

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iThemes Security Pro Feature Spotlight – Away Mode

iThemes Security Pro Feature Spotlight – Away Mode

In the Feature Spotlight posts, we will highlight a feature in the iThemes Security Pro plugin and share a bit about why we developed the feature, who the feature is for, and how to use the feature. Today we will cover Away Mode, a cool feature to create...

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Fixed: This Site is Experiencing Technical Difficulties

Fixed: This Site is Experiencing Technical Difficulties

Frustrated by the error ‘This Site is Experiencing Technical Difficulties’ on your WordPress site? We’ve been there too. Considering this error doesn’t give you details of what’s wrong, it becomes difficult to pinpoint the cause and fix it. In the meantime,...

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Vulnerability Exposes Over 4 Million Sites Using WPBakery

Vulnerability Exposes Over 4 Million Sites Using WPBakery

On July 27th, our Threat Intelligence team discovered a vulnerability in WPBakery, a WordPress plugin installed on over 4.3 million sites. This flaw made it possible for authenticated attackers with contributor-level or above permissions to inject malicious JavaScript...

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Common Ways Attackers Are Stealing Credentials

Common Ways Attackers Are Stealing Credentials

A few weeks ago, we reviewed some of the worst website hacks we’ve ever seen. Every one of them started with poor password choices and escalated into a disastrous event for the site owner. Strong passwords and good password hygiene are often the first line of...

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