WordPress Site Maintenance: A What You Need to Know Guide

WordPress Site Maintenance: A What You Need to Know Guide

WordPress is one among the greatest machines that ushered in a new era in publishing. It gives you endless opportunities to market -or- tell your story, to a world of readers. It's a great machine, oh yeah it is, but like all great machines, it requires oiling now and then. See how you're supposed to take your favorite set of…

VaultPress For Easy WordPress Backups & Restoring

VaultPress For Easy WordPress Backups & Restoring

Backups... that's the story of my life! I have always done everything to backup everything: my computers, my websites, important papers (that I scanned)... nearly everything. Why? Simply because if my computers crash I don't want to lose years of hard work, so if a fire burns my house I want to have a copy of my diploma. That's why…

How to Secure Your WordPress Site in 5 Simple Steps

How to Secure Your WordPress Site in 5 Simple Steps

WordPress security is a hot topic around the blogosphere right now. The recent botnet attacks on a huge number of WordPress sites has some people scrambling to recover their precious data and others acting quickly to put preventative security measures in place. Then there are those who thought ahead and took action before it was needed. The chances are that…

Things To Do Before Updating WordPress to Latest Version

Things To Do Before Updating WordPress to Latest Version

If you are running WordPress then the most important thing that you can do is to keep WordPress up to date. Many people complain that their WordPress installation is affected by some malicious script and in most cases, the culprit is the old WordPress installation. Therefore... Always keep your WordPress installation updated to the latest version. WordPress Update: Things to…

20+1 WordPress Security Tips

20+1 WordPress Security Tips

I recently wrote a post about cleaning up your hacked wordpress site and wanted to follow up with a quick post on how to actually prevent your site from getting hacked. The order I chose for releasing the posts seems a bit silly. Of course you would want to prevent hackers first, however, most people don't even think about hack-proofing…