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Ensuring your WordPress sites are all updated …

Updated with respect to the various plugins and the themes being used on the site. It may seem something that seems important, but it cannot be emphasized enough about how important this particular procedure is. Very recently I had a friend lose his site (in fact, lose multiple sites) because one of the sites had […]

Quick Security Checklist for Webmasters – from the Google Blog

For many people, getting content onto a web page is the most important part of developing traffic and ensuring that you increase the chances of earning revenue. However, consider that you need to ensure that your page remains on the internet, and does not get hacked, something that is happening with a higher frequency nowadays. […]

Protecting your .htaccess file – a tutorial

For slightly more advanced users, securing your blog or web host is an important part of ensuring the security. However, people tend to quake when it comes to doing such operations, and there is a heightened sense of fear at making any changes that could end up corrupting your settings or otherwise tampering with the […]

Learn more about hardening WordPress at Codex

As part of a security policy for your WordPress installation, you should learn about hardening of the installation. The Hardening WordPress page at the Codex (link) contains a lot of information about how to harden your installation, getting rid of security risks and making your blog more secure. The entire process is geared towards not […]