Tag: WordPress Security

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

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

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 $47. 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

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

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

Google Requires SSL Certificate – Load Site in HTTPS

January 27, 2017 | written by Nile

In the past few years, Google has been stressing to webmasters that security is important, and would be considering a ranking factor in their search engine algorithms. The most recent of updates with Google, has been suggesting on adding SSL to your website for your visitors to have a much safer experience surfing your website. While Google has not yet –> READ ON

WordPress Hacked but WHY?

December 26, 2016 | written by WP Fix It Support

BEFORE YOU READ ON – If you want us to fix this, we can for only $87 – CLICK HERE My WordPress Hacked but WHY? If you are on your way to reading this article, you either have had WordPress hacked before or want to make sure you avoid the things that cause  it to be hacked.  Before we get –> READ ON

Understanding WordPress Security the EASY Way

October 4, 2016 | written by WP Fix It Support

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

How can you know your WordPress site is Infected

July 31, 2016 | written by WP Fix It Support

* Before you read on we can fix this for you right now. We do 100s of these every week *   CLEAN MY SITE!   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 –> 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 YourDomain.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 From Your Site

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

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