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Limit Login Attempts Reloaded WordPress plugin

The old Limit Login Attempts plugin hasn’t been updated or supported for a few years now. It’s was a very popular plugin a couple of years ago and even now quite a few sites are still using it. A team of developers from wpchef.me decided to create their own fork and called it Limit Login…

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Protection Against DDoS for WordPress

Protection Against DDoS is top priority for a WordPress site, no matter where it’s hosted. History of Protection Against DDoS plugin   Sometimes sites get hammered with requests to certain addresses. Normally these are brute-force attacks that look for easy way in. The plugin that we created has been protecting WordPress sites of our clients…

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Web Hosting Qualities

As you’re choosing a web host, it is important that you understand the web hosting qualities that are rated in web hosting reviews. We found this article which seeks to explain them. Understanding Web Hosting Qualities Rated in Web Hosting Reviews “Having an Online business, versus a traditional store front business, is more the norm…

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Managed WordPress hosting right for you?

We found this great article which asks the question “Is managed WordPress hosting right for you?” Article: Is Managed WordPress Hosting Right For You? “For anyone who wants to create a website using WordPress, the array of hosting options can be bewildering: shared, virtual private server, cloud, dedicated server, and an abundance of other designations…

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WordPress blogs

WordPress blogs are at the core of the WordPress revolution. In this article, Matt Mullenweg talks about how WordPress got the whole world blogging. WordPress Blogs: How WordPress Got The Whole World Blogging “Matt Mullenweg is not the typical tech founder. The head of Automattic is just off a flight from the US, in Dublin to speak…

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WordPress Plugin Backdoor

A WordPress plugin backdoor was uncovered by the security researchers at Sucuri. WordPress Plugin Backdoor: Custom Content Type Manager WP plugin contains a backdoor “Security researchers have unmasked the wicked actions of a WordPress plugin that was installing a backdoor through which it was altering core WordPress files so it could log and steal user…

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CTB Locker Ransomware

A strain of malware known as CTB Locker Ransomware encrypts WordPress sites and holds them hostage. From industry reports: CTB Locker ransomware encrypts WordPress sites and holds them hostage “A fresh strain of ransomware called CTB-Locker has popped up online, and it encrypts WordPress websites rather than users’ computers. So far more than 100 sites have…

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WP plugins

We found this article about WP plugins your small business needs in 2016. Nine WP plugins your small business needs in 2016 “If your small business uses WordPress (as more than 60% of websites do!), you probably already have a shortlist of go-to plugins that are essential. Add ons like Yoast SEO, Akismet for comments,…

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WordPress 4.5 Beta Available

According to a post on WordPress.org, the WordPress 4.5 Beta is now available for testing. WordPress 4.5 Beta 1 “WordPress 4.5 is slated for release on April 12, but to get there, we need your help testing what we have been working on, including: Responsive Preview of your site in the Customizer (#31195) – See how your site looks in mobile,…

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Google Accelerated Mobile Pages

The Google Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) project got a boost this week from WordPress.com. Automattic announcement about Google Accelerated Mobile Pages “Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com, said today that it’s enabling AMP by default for all WordPress blogs. That means that hosted WordPress users will get super-fast page loads when visitors come to their sites from…

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