Why GoDaddy SSL Certificates Are Not the Best Option
Switch to better hosting instead of paying GoDaddy for the SSL certificate every site should have. What are your options with GoDaddy and with other SSL?
Is WordPress Multi-Site More or Less Secure?
What are the security issues of WordPress Multi-Site, vs several installations of WordPress on the same hosting account? What are some security steps to take on any WordPress installation?
Why Should You Not Host WordPress on IIS
When I mention I have clients with WordPress on IIS7 at the local WordPress Meetup (definitely go, well worth it), I invariably get snickers and disparaging comments. Some of that, especially from the less technical people, is just “Apache/MySQL/WordPress are Open Source”, and “big bad Microsoft is not as good”; it’s like cheering for your […]
WordPress Security for People Without Technical WordPress Knowledge
Making secure passwords you can remember, and WordPress Security you can do yourself. But also make sure your site hosting company is doing their part of security.
Protect Yourself from Brute Force Login Attacks
Hackers know most people use very common passwords. Here’s how to protect yourself from hackers guessing your WordPress login name and password (a “brute force login attack”).
Adding a Second Login to WordPress
How to make an encrypted password for your Apache server, and apply it to files or folders you want to protect. Make a two-step login for WordPress or other applications, much more secure.
Selecting a Web Hosting Company
You really can get good web site hosting. Good prices, good technical support, good site speed, excellent security against hackers and malware.
Security for Hosting Accounts, for WordPress Sites
Setting up good security for your hosting account is very important, to block malware before it affects your WordPress site. Here’s the beginning of your .htaccess security system; I’ll be writing up much more detail for you.