Category Archives for "Security"

Here’s the real reason you need website maintenance!

Photo by Victor Garcia on Unsplash Do you want to know the real reason your website is not as safe or as fast as it could be? It’s the real reason you need website maintenance. And it has nothing to do with technology, knowledge or content. It’s the same reason my garden isn’t the best garden in my […]

  • by Seán
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  • October 23, 2018

Google Chrome will mark your WordPress website as insecure

Google will mark your website as insecure

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. Update: Version 68 of the Chrome browser was released on July 24th 2018 and now identifies non-HTTPS websites as insecure!  Contact us […]

  • by Seán
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  • July 6, 2018

WordPress Salts and Security Keys explained

WordPress Salts and Security Keys explained

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 […]

  • by Seán
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  • June 22, 2018

How to deal with WordPress Comment Spam

stop wordpress spam comments

​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 […]

  • by Seán
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  • June 13, 2018