Last weekend, I was lucky enough to be able to attend WordCamp Chicago. This was my second one, and I got to wondering why I’ve loved it each time. I think it has to be not only the people who organize it, but everyone who shares their knowledge through presentations and—of course—all the attendees. This […]
Security is one of the most important aspects of your WordPress site. Find tips and resources to help you keep your site secure and fit.
I came across this infographic, and found some interesting stats here. If you wonder about WordPress security, this will give you some good insights.
If you are still using a default admin or want to delete another user, this step-by-step process will make sure that you don’t lose any of your valuable content and to help increase the security of your site. You can either watch the video or follow the step-by-step screenshots. This is also the process to […]
If you have attended any of my workshops, or even, any WordPress workshop, you have heard the importance of backing up your site if you are self-hosted. Yes, I said backup. Often when I tell users this, they ask… Why? There are a number of things that could go wrong in the life of your […]
Before you commit to a host, think of these things… What kind of site are you running? If you plan on having an online store, be sure to get an SSL certificate. If you are selling or sharing large photos, videos or ebooks, consider storage and bandwidth, and make sure you have enough of both. […]
I was just reading a colleague’s post on using your own domain at WordPress.com. For example, www.yourdomain.com, rather than www. yourdomain.wordpress.com. Good advice, but it got me thinking of domains. Especially the horror stories I hear. You may be like hundreds, if not thousands of other people out there, and have bought a domain, or […]
If you are hosting with someone like Bluehost.com, Hostgator.com or any other host with WordPress installations on a cPanel. Case in point. Let’s say I know www.thisdomain.com is using WordPress. So I simply go in and type www.thisdomain.com/wp-content. An index page will come up like this in your browser window showing me all of the […]