Stop Spam in WordPress Comments with Just a Few Settings Tweaks

Stop Spam in WordPress Comments with Just a Few Settings Tweaks

Anyone who has built a website (or ten) using WordPress understands that plugins are the key to success. It might take a while for you to get used to the entire concept of web design and building using WordPress, but it’s one of the most popular platforms, and one of the most versatile.

What makes WordPress so popular is its ability to provide a platform where you can build a store, post blogs, and even enjoy receiving comments from visitors.

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Top 5 Limitations of WordPress Ecommerce and Solutions to Overcome Them

The current day needs have made the developers to think of transforming a simple business website into an online shop with the installation of a plugin, and the WordPress eCommerce came into existence. Did you know? Limitations of WordPress Ecommerce includes security, processing time, customization and more …

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Security and Privacy Issues in Cloud Computing

Security and Privacy Issues in Cloud Computing

First thought comes to mind when we ask about the cloud, a majority of people would say it is an actual cloud or anything related to weather. Cloud computing is not a new concept in IT field. In simple term, cloud computing is a model which widely available, convenient network access to share pool of computing resources like servers, storage, application with minimal efforts.

Cloud computing involves using internet hosting rather than local severs, to make data and services easily accessible across locations and devices. It is a system where most businesses and people work from more than one computing device. Cloud computing can refer to either the applications or services delivered through the internet as well as to the software and hardware that facilitate these services. Commercial, public cloud services include Amazon’s EC2 (Elastic Compute Cloud), Microsoft’s Azure, and Google’s suite of apps including Gmail, Google Docs, and Google Calendar.

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Debunking the Myths Associated With WordPress Plugin Ecosystem

Debunking the Myths Associated With WordPress Plugin Ecosystem

As a WordPress user, you’ll most likely be aware of the fact that its popularity makes it the favorite target for hackers. Perhaps, you may choose to install plugins that can heighten your site’s security against hacker attacks and vulnerabilities.

But, do you know which security plugin should you install? Or how many plugins you’ll require to protect your site? And so on. An unfortunate reality is that the majority of WP users fail or don’t try to understand the scope of each WordPress security plugins and what role it plays.

Through this post, I’ll help you understand some important things you should keep in your mind, before selecting a plugin for your site. But, let us look at the current scenario of the WordPress plugin ecosystem.

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Digging Up Flat UI Design And Its Key Principles

The inception of flat design has created a great buzz among the entire design community. It possesses a great place in the digital world as it has revolutionized both web and mobile designs with an optimal approach.

There are numerous factors that have contributed to the need of a minimalist design. To better understand its massive popularity across the globe and its usage, let’s ponder into its history.

A flat design is completely opposite to the skeuomorphic design approach. It simply corresponds exactly to its name “FLAT” and thus, doesn’t possess any 3D component. This means flat design doesn’t embrace any visual depth in the UI elements.

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WordPress Plugins to Scan for Hidden Malwares & Malicious Code

WordPress websites are a common target for hackers, spammers, and other malicious parties because it’s most popular CMS software that used by people either for simple blogging or other purposes. There are too many methods to infect your website with malware but the most common way is tweak or add the malicious codes into the themes, plugins for their own gain. Some of the common reasons are to get a backlink from your blog, to add adverts, redirect your website to spam links or worst of all to create a backdoor access to your website.

In this article, we would like to show you services and plugin solutions that will help you detect malicious code on your WordPress website. There are both free and paid tools available to scan your WordPress site for potentially malicious or unwanted code

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WordPress Automatic Update – How do I config & control it?

WordPress Automatic Update has been introduced from WordPress 3.7+ This release is mainly focused on improving security and stability of WordPress. Most sites are now able to automatically apply these updates in the background. By default, your WordPress site will update itself when a new minor or security update is released. Fortunately, you’ll still need to click Update Now for major feature releases to avoid incompatible with your themes and plugins.
The WordPress Automatic Update activated and running in background, no configuration options are exposed in the UI. To change the behavior, you’ll need to modify your wp-config.php file, or using filters allows for fine-tuned control of automatic updates. The best place to put these filters is in a must-use plugin.

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File Permissions and Ownership to Enhance WordPress Security

Setting Up Correct File Permissions and Ownership to Enhance WordPress Security

We often come to hear a lot about WordPress security, but quite less often hear people talking about WordPress file permissions and ownership. In fact, most of the people running WP sites look forward to installing security plugins into the site. No doubt, using WP plugins is a great idea and does work for every WordPress powered site. However, it must be noted that if the permissions of your file-system are set-up in a wrong manner, intruders can easily circumvent your website security measures.
Apart from security concerns, there are several other issues that can pop up from setting up permissions and ownership of your WP site inaccurately. For instance, you can get error messages when uploading some image in your site’s ‘Media Library’ and so on. So, in order to fix the issues it becomes essential to set-up the file permissions and ownership of the site in the accurate manner.
This post will help you understand about WordPress filesystem permissions and ownership – what, why and how they can be set-up. Aside from this, you’ll come to know about the most common WP server configurations. Most importantly, you’ll learn how to set correct file permissions and ownership for each of the configurations.

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How To Stop WordPress Spam Comments

How To Stop WordPress Spam Comments?

Are you hate Spammers, especialy WordPress comments and trackbacks spam? Me too, I received 500 – 1000 comments, trackbacks and registration spammers. For most blogs, comment spam is the biggest issue they have to deal with and they’re deleting it manually each and every day.

Fortunately, there are simple measures that can be taken to keep this from becoming a massive problem. Now it’s time to protect wordpress site from spammers. In this post you will learn how to prevent spam comments and known how I have successfully locked down comment spam using several diff techniques that work for me.

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Ultimate .htaccess Hacks to Supercharging your WordPress websites

Ultimate .htaccess Hacks to Supercharging your WordPress websites

There are several ways to improve your WordPress websites. Once you are done playing with the WordPress dashboard, plugins and themes then you must take a look to .htaccess. The .htaccess file is the easiest and the cheapest (actually it’s free!) solution to supercharging your WordPress websites but there are also some basic Apache knowledge requirements.

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Prevent Hidden Causes by Clean up WordPress Database Bloat Issues

Prevent Hidden Causes by Clean up WordPress Database Bloat Issues

After running your WordPress website more than 2 years, you will find your database size bigger than your thoughts. Over time WordPress saves a ton of information to its database, which can become bloated with unnecessary values, thus slowing down your site and putting more stress on your server setup. WordPress database bloat may be the hidden cause of a number of issues your blog may be experiencing!
Just like anything, your WordPress blog also needs some maintenance, servicing and cleaning every now and then to keep it running smoothly, speedily and effectively. In this post we’ll look at 10 ways you can give your WordPress install a spring clean to trim the fat and put everything in its place. So then, it helps you prevent hidden causes may occurring to your WordPress website.

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