Last month, we wrote about how to update WordPress. Today we’ll cover how to update plugins. “Why?” I hear you cry. Plugins regularly updates to do three things: (1) fix bugs and add new features to the plugin, (2) update the code so that the plugin works with the latest version of WordPress, and (3) fix security loopholes to make the plugin more secure. All good reason for updating your plugins regularly!
We’re always banging on about how important it is to make sure that your WordPress version is in line with the latest WordPress release, so I thought that I’d offer a short how-to to take you through the steps of updating WordPress to fix security loopholes and keep hackers at bay.
If you have a WordPress website, it’s important that you spend a little time on securing your site and doing what you can to reduce and eliminate vulnerabilities. Here are 7 ways to secure your site.
Most of us know the importance of strong passwords – long, with a mix of uppercase and lowercase characters, plus interesting symbols to keep things challenging. But what about the importance of using a completely different strong password for EVERY site you access online?
I’ve already spoken a bit about the problem with reusing the same password on multiple websites (see here if you missed it). If you’re like me, with hundreds of logins, trying to remember a unique username and password for all the sites you use is impossible. Sure, you can buy a book and write them […]