Wordpress

SSL, Browsers & WordPress

I have had a few clients contact me lately that they are getting a “weird” security error when they try and log into their WordPress website. The image above is an example of what they are seeing. “This connection is not secure. Logins entered here could be compromised. Learn More” You will typically see this…

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WordPress Security and Usernames

WordPress security or any website security is a real issue. I have had 5 customers sites hacked this past year. There are three main reasons that hacking happens: WordPress and plugins have not been updated. Poor password Poor username Today I will focus on just the issue of poor usernames. What do I mean by…

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Add More Social Buttons to Weaver

Just a quick post today. There post will only pertain to you if you have the Weaver Theme Installed and want to add more social buttons. Log into your WordPress Dashboard In the left hand column go to Appearance and click¬†SHORTCODES+Pro Click on the tab called SOCIAL BUTTONS. It was purple last time I checked.…

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Why WordPress?

I was talking with another developer the other day and she asked, “Why do you work with WordPress?” It got me thinking that maybe my answer was worth a blog post. I have and can work with many different Content Management Systems and code. There are so many platforms available such as Drupal, Joomla, Wix,…

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Backing Up WordPress

Always have a backup on your WordPress website. I hate to say it but it is too easy for something to go wrong. Backups a very easy to install and there are a few free options. One of the ones I recommend is Updraft Plus. Below I will list all the steps to get it…

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WordPress Plugin Basics

There are a few wordpress plugins that are musts with any wordpress installations. These are my favorites and I intalll them in wordpress website that I develop: Ultimate TinyMCE Ultimate TinyMCE gives your editing the look and feel of Microsoft Word. It makes it so that you do not have to do any coding, but…

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Getting Hacked

Unfortunately getting a hacked website can happen to anyone. It doesn’t matter if you are a big business or a small one, it can happen to you. Don’t take it personal, it is nothing against you. Most of the time humans aren’t even doing the hacking, it is computers or bots. They randomly search through…

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