Google is about to mark your website as insecure Photo by Amir Mohammad HP on UnsplashIf you still aren’t using HTTPS then Google is about to mark your website as insecure and scare away your visitors.You know that feeling you get when you walk into a street with prominent warning signs? Signs that let you know you’ve just crossed over […]
How to change the wordpress footer text Photo by Tran Mau Tri Tam on UnsplashHow to change the WordPress footer text the right way.The flexibility of WordPress is just one of the many reasons for it becoming by far the most used content management system in the world. Part of that stems from the open source nature of WordPress […]
WordPress salts and security keys explained Photo by Jeff Nesanelis on FlickrI couldn’t find an article that clearly explains what WordPress salts are, how they work and how to change them. So I wrote this one.I cringe every time I see this sentence:A WordPress salt is a random string of data that hashes the WordPress security keys in […]
How to deal with WordPress Comment Spam What is WordPress comment spam, how do they do it and how can you stop it?I remember when I got my very first comment on a blog. It was flattering; I was beyond chuffed. I was over the moon to think that someone found my site so fantastic that they […]
Introduction to WordPRess caching A beginner’s introduction to WordPress cachingThe best introduction to WordPress caching I’ve ever heard goes something like this: Me: “What’s 1,234,567 divided by 9,721?” You: “Er, no idea …” At this point you take out a phone or calculator and work out the answer. You: “It’s 127!” Quick Navigation Caching explainedThe problem with WordPress […]
How to find or create a blog post image for your WordPress website Photo by Bram Naus on UnsplashA free, simple and quick process for finding, editing and creating a unique blog post image in WordPress.Running a business means you’ll find yourself repeating certain tasks. Again and again. When I realise I’m doing this, I’ll do one of […]
Measuring your WordPress website’s speed is the first step in improving performance. Here’s where to do it and how.