Tag: WordPress Security

Understanding WordPress Security the EASY Way

October 4, 2016 | written by Jarrett Gucci

Understanding WordPress Security can be a daunting task.  A great analogy I like to use often when talking about WordPress Security is you can think of it like securing your home. Now securing your home can be broken up into 3 categories. Take a look below. Securing your home category #1 is LOCATION What area is you home located in? –> READ ON

12 AMAZING WordPress Infection Resources to Keep Your Site Clean and Secure

September 27, 2016 | written by WP Fix It Support

WordPress is very powerful platform that can surely help to bring all your web dreams to life but it can be subject to hackers. Here is our list below of 12 AMAZING WordPress Infection Resources that will help you keep your site clean and secure. How can you know your WordPress site is Infected Having WordPress Infected can be a –> READ ON

How can you know your WordPress site is Infected

July 31, 2016 | written by WP Fix It Support

Having WordPress Infected can be a scary thing for a website owner.  Some infections are extremely harmful and can do things to your site that can really damage your online presence.  We have seen all types of WordPress Infected sites.  In most cases the hardest part for a site owner to do in a case of their website not functioning properly is –> READ ON

Create Super Strong Passwords

July 7, 2016 | written by WP Fix It Support

We really hope you do not have a password somewhere that is the word PASSWORD…lol  Strong passwords are such a big part of internet account security and while most people like to create easy to remember passwords so they can access login info easily, this is not the best strategy to keep your accounts safe.  Checkout below for some tips –> READ ON

Move WordPress Login Page to Avoid Infection

July 5, 2016 | written by WP Fix It Support

Your WordPress login page can be a very simple entrance point for most skilled hackers.  By default the login URL to a default install of WordPress is YouDomain.com/wp-login.php.  With this information, hackers can easily try their skill on getting admin access to your site.  One very simple way to stop this is to move your login page so they will –> READ ON

How to remove “This site may be hacked” message in Google

April 11, 2016 | written by WP Fix It Support

We have heard numerous times from our customer that their sites have a message in Google search results expressing that they have been hacked. The actual message that will appear in the Google results will be “This site may be hacked”. This message scares searchers away from visiting your site, in apprehension of getting some kind of infection or be –> READ ON

5 Common Mistakes That Cause WordPress Infections

March 25, 2016 | written by WP Fix It Support

We complete about 50 to 100 WordPress Infection Cleanups each week and get asked all the time by our customers, “What caused this infection?”. Now it is not always easy to tell exactly where an infection comes from or how it got into the site but below are the 5 very common things that can surely allow some nasty stuff –> READ ON

How to Pick Strong Passwords for WordPress

March 21, 2016 | written by WP Fix It Support

In today’s world everything online is secured with passwords but use of a strong and unique password is one of the most essential things a WordPress user can do to keep different attackers away from gaining access to their site. A strong password is a very critical component of a solid WordPress security strategy and today we are explaining some –> READ ON

5 Things You Can Do To Avoid a WordPress Infection

March 18, 2016 | written by WP Fix It Support

As one of the most popular content management system online, WordPress websites are a common target for all spammers and other suspicious parties and this is the main reason to take vital measures to make your website more secure from various infections. Security issue is a type of bug that can easily affect the security of WordPress installations on your –> READ ON

The Fastest Way to Remove a WordPress Infection

February 16, 2016 | written by WP Fix It Support

Let us just start by saying to those reading this, WE ARE SO SORRY if your WordPress site is infected right now with malicious code or malware. This surely not only may be impacting the visitor experience but also good be hurting your search engine rankings if you have been Blacklisted. Now before you read on, please note that shortly –> READ ON

Block WordPress Referrer Spam in Google Analytics

January 9, 2016 | written by Rachael. Wright

What is referrer Spam? Referrer Spam is basically the spamming which is targeted at the Search Engines. It is done to pollute your analytics information so that they can improve their site ranking. The fake traffic promotes their domain in your website. When you have the Google analytics reports with these links, you tend to click on those and hence –> READ ON

SECURITY ALERT Visual Composer Plugin

October 8, 2015 | written by WP Fix It Support

It is important you know about multiple XSS security vulnerabilities in the Visual Composer WordPress plugin versions prior to 4.7.4 (releases prior to October 2, 2015). The team over at the Envato Market Place has been working with WP Bakery, the creators of Visual Composer, who have addressed all identified vulnerabilities in version 4.7.4 and later, and undertaken a code –> READ ON

OH SNAP, my WordPress site just got infected. Now what?

October 5, 2015 | written by WP Fix It Support

A WordPress website infection, or as some may call it a hacked site, can be one of the most frustrating things you encounter. Most website hosts will identify the infections and either inform you about them or inform you about them and shut your site down. They will not provide any infection or hack clean up services. They will tell –> READ ON

WordPress Plugins to Find Malicious Code

July 27, 2015 | written by WP Fix It Support

WordPress is one of the most popular content management systems (CMS) used by people either for simple blogging or other purposes like setting up an e-commerce store. There are plugins and themes to choose from as well. Some of them are free while other are not. Often, a few of these themes are actually uploaded by people who have tweaked –> READ ON