Tag: WordPress Security

Do Inactive WordPress Plugins Hurt Your Website Performance

June 19, 2018 | written by Justin

WordPress is by far the largest content management system that powers around 30% of all websites on the Internet. But the platform alone could not be so successful without more than 55 thousand plugins that augment and enhance its functions. Plugins serve a variety of different purposes in WordPress: from cybersecurity and theme design to search engine optimization and email –> READ ON

9 Tools & Tips to Make Your Login and Admin Area Safe

April 17, 2018 | written by Arpita Arya

The login page is the door to the admin area of your website. It lets you access the back-end of your site. After logging in, you get access to the dashboard of your site from where you perform various tasks such as creating new posts and pages, updating themes and plugins, etc. As you perform many tasks straight from the –> READ ON

How To Secure Your WordPress Website From Hackers

March 30, 2018 | written by Morris Edwards

WordPress website is a bliss for publishers. And it should be. With a large number of plugins and themes, WordPress is being used voraciously all around the globe. But there are entities who do not want to see happy WordPress users. Do you remember Jan 2018? The malicious keylogger? Infected over 6,000 WordPress website this little program is a threat. –> READ ON

How to Secure WordPress from Cyber Attacks

March 15, 2018 | written by Catherrine Garcia

You need to assure your WordPress site is secure. With so many problems at hand, a cyber attack is still one of your primary concerns. You wouldn’t want your WordPress blog to be sabotaged by any cyber threat. However, these things happen and are some of the most common issues faced by bloggers and website owners all over the world. –> READ ON

My Host Says “Sitelock Needs to Clean Your Site”

February 7, 2018 | written by WP Fix It Support

We must start this off by saying that we think Sitelock is an AMAZING company that provides high level security solutions for WordPress sites. Sitelock is an industry leader in website security and infection cleanup. They have partnered with many premium web hosting companies to react to infections that the hosting companies’ customers may be victim to. When a customer –> READ ON

WordPress Hosting Suspended – FIX THIS FAST

November 19, 2017 | written by WP Fix It Support

This is by far one of the worst things a WordPress website owner or manager can receive from their hosting company. If you have received the dreaded “WordPress Hosting Suspended” communication from your hosting company, do not panic. This bad news will mean that your website is not online anymore and you must take action to get it cleaned up –> READ ON

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

October 27, 2017 | 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

IN EFFECT NOW – Say Goodbye to WordPress HTTP

October 2, 2017 | written by WP Fix It Support

YUP, the party is over. Effective currently in Chrome and Firefox!!! If you are running your site in HTTP mode and not HTTPS and have any type of form where a website visitor can enter information, the browser will show the visitor a NOT SECURE warning. Who would ever want this for their site. See exactly how this will look –> READ ON

What to Expect While Your Infected Website Gets Cleaned

August 31, 2017 | written by Nile Flores

No one wants to have a hacked website, but it does happen. Some people try to clean it alone, and others hire services, like WP Fix It’s Infection Cleanup Service. What most people know, when their infected website gets cleaned, is that they are given list of tasks done, where the infection or malware was, as well as a way –> READ ON

Why You Should Have SSL on Your WordPress Website

August 25, 2017 | written by Nile Flores

You’ve probably been hearing how Google is strongly stressing website owners to have SSL. You might have seen address bars with “Not Secure” within Chrome, or websites with warnings on it. Months ago, warnings weren’t a thing, but Google is cracking down on websites that don’t have SSL. Google’s been warning about this, and so have we, here at WP –> READ ON

Dealing With TrafficTrade or DanceWithme.biz Infection on Your WordPress Site – Steps to Fix It

August 15, 2017 | written by WP Fix It Support

This is a NASTY NASTY NASTY WordPress infection that has been running very wild these past few weeks and infected tons of WordPress sites. Oh by the way, did we say that this TrafficTrade or DanceWithme.biz WordPress Infection is NASTY? What makes this type of infection a bit different than the others is that the script below infects itself into –> READ ON

Affordable WordPress Security Monitoring Service

August 4, 2017 | written by WP Fix It Support

AWWWW…. let us embark on the glorious topic of WordPress security. While this topic is highly important, it is often overlooked and mostly misunderstood. As the web technology grows and enhances so does those out there that wish to harm websites online. Having a WordPress security strategy in place is so important if yo are serious about your site and –> READ ON

4 Popular WordPress Security Myths

July 14, 2017 | written by Chloe Smith

At the moment 28 percent of all internet is managed by WP (WordPress), yet most of its users know little about this potent CMS (content management system). Perhaps one of its most important aspects, the one about its security, is the one that is getting the most speculated about. With this in mind, here are four popular WP myths that –> READ ON

Allow Access to Your Site Without a Username and Password

June 27, 2017 | written by WP Fix It Support

We can not tell you how many times we have had difficulty getting access to the admin area of a WordPress site so we can fix an issue that our customers are experiencing. So we decided to create a plugin that our customers can use to allow access to their site without handing over a username and password. They simply –> READ ON

Be Aware of Old WordPress Plugins

June 5, 2017 | written by Nile Flores

A lot of times, as I clean up hacked sites, I see a lot of plugins that haven’t been developed on or updated in years- beyond even 2 years (many even between the 6-10 year range.) This is truly concerning, as this is a matter of security for your WordPress site. What makes old WordPress plugins? It’s not necessarily an –> READ ON

Set site to Use WordPress HTTPS in Only 2 Steps!

May 26, 2017 | written by WP Fix It Support

BEFORE YOU READ ON – If you want us to fix this, we can for only $39. CLICK HERE Set site to Use WordPress HTTPS in ONLY 2 STEPS! This is the year of the SSL certificate and you better make sure the server you are using for your site has one installed and you can Use WordPress HTTPS to –> READ ON

WordPress Site is DOWN – My Host Suspended My Account

May 15, 2017 | written by WP Fix It Support

This might just be the worst thing you can see when you visit your WordPress site is a screen saying that your account has been suspended. Now the most common reason for this to happen is a past due payment which the host will suspend your account until payment is received. Another very common reason is because your website has –> READ ON

WordPress Infection Removal Service Price Comparison

May 8, 2017 | written by WP Fix It Support

WordPress is a beautiful thing and can make all your web dreams come true. In recent years because of it’s rapidly growing popularity, WordPress has become a prime target for hackers and those bad internet duded and dudets that wish to cause harm to WordPress sites all over the world. This means that there has been an increases in the –> READ ON

Understanding Google Blacklisting and What to do if it Happens to You

May 5, 2017 | written by Nile Flores

BEFORE YOU READ ON – If you want us to fix this, we can for only $87 – CLICK HERE You may have heard about Google Blacklisting which is being blacklisted by Google, or perhaps, even have had a blacklisting. Being blacklisted by Google sure sounds scary, but in most cases, it can be fixed. Please note that just because –> READ ON

Simple WordPress Security Checklist

March 31, 2017 | written by WP Fix It Support

WordPress Security Checklist To Take Action On The web is a very powerful place and within that power are some forces that are out to do damage to some websites.  Now being that WordPress is the platform of choice for almost 27% of all websites online, it is important that if you are using WordPress for your site, you have –> READ ON

1.5 Million WordPress Pages Hacked

February 17, 2017 | written by Nile Flores

Content Injections! Are You Secure? Yep, you read the title right. Over 1.5 million pages defaced, over 39,000 domains. Sucuri announced on February 1, 2017 that they saw a rise in defacements using a WordPress Rest API vulnerability. Sites that are on WordPress 4.7 and 4.7.1, were advised to upgrade to WordPress version 4.7.2, which addresses the vulnerability. For those –> READ ON

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