Security – Internet, WordPress, and otherwise

The Top 10 Things To Do After Installing iThemes Security Pro

The Top 10 Things To Do After Installing iThemes Security Pro

iThemes Security Pro is jam-packed full of 50+ security methods to secure and protect your WordPress website. That is a ton of options! If you find yourself not knowing where to start after installing iThemes Security Pro, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. In this...

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WordPress 5.5.1 Maintenance Release

WordPress 5.5.1 Maintenance Release

WordPress 5.5.1 is now available! This maintenance release features 34 bug fixes, 5 enhancements, and 5 bug fixes for the block editor. These bugs affect WordPress version 5.5, so you’ll want to upgrade. You can download WordPress 5.5.1...

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Monthly WordPress Security Roundup [August 2020]

Monthly WordPress Security Roundup [August 2020]

Hello everyone, it’s Kanishk from Astra Security. This is another edition of the Monthly WordPress Security Roundup for August 2020. Today we’ll discuss the core changes in the new WordPress 5.5 updates, recent vulnerabilities found in WP plugins and themes, and some...

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7 Tips to Secure WordPress Users in 2020

7 Tips to Secure WordPress Users in 2020

The best way to secure your WordPress users in 2020 is by using a strong password and two-factor authentication. That seems pretty straightforward, right? The reality is that WordPress user security is a bit more nuanced. Whenever we talk about user security, we often...

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Complete Guide to WordPress Troubleshooting – A to Z

Complete Guide to WordPress Troubleshooting – A to Z

If you are running WordPress websites then you have probably come across some of the following issues –Updating a plugin results in the dreaded white screen of death.Publishing a post is throwing cryptic errors like “are you sure you want to do this?”WordPress is...

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The ultimate guide to WordPress user management

The ultimate guide to WordPress user management

There’s nothing more complicated for webmasters than to manage their website users. If your website or eCommerce solution users aren’t managed correctly, they can inflict site-breaking damage and loosen up tight security protocols. While WordPress user management is...

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5 Advanced Tips & Tricks for iThemes Security Pro

5 Advanced Tips & Tricks for iThemes Security Pro

The iThemes Security Pro plugin has over 50 different ways for you to secure and protect your WordPress website. You can enable most of the security methods in iThemes Security Pro with just a click of a button. However, if you can spare a few minutes to dive into the...

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10 WordPress Security Mistakes You Might Be Making

10 WordPress Security Mistakes You Might Be Making

Yesterday, August 18, 2020, the Wordfence Live team covered 10 WordPress Security Mistakes You Might be Making. This companion blog post reviews the recommendations we provided to avoid these mistakes and better secure your WordPress environment.You can watch the...

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Why Would a Hacker Attack My Website?

Why Would a Hacker Attack My Website?

This is a common question you might ask when your worst nightmare starts coming true. Why would a hacker attack my website? Rest assured, the chances of the attack being personal are slim to none. Hackers have underlying motives that have nothing to do with the...

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Episode 82: Important Changes in the WordPress 5.5 Update

Episode 82: Important Changes in the WordPress 5.5 Update

WordPress 5.5 was released on August 11 with a number of important updates, including a new feature allowing auto-updates of themes and plugins as well as changes to the block editor. The popular Astra theme was suspended from the repository for having affiliate links...

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WordPress 5.5 “Eckstine”

WordPress 5.5 “Eckstine”

Speed Posts and pages feel faster, thanks to lazy-loaded images. Images give your story a lot of impact, but they can sometimes make...

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