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This was the case with my website and the Revolution Slider attack that compromised more than 100,000 websites at the end of last year. Due to my theme having been pre-packaged with the premium plugin, I was not notified that there was an update for the plugin due to me not having my own premium license (the theme developer most likely had a developer license to include the plugin in the theme which didn’t transfer to me as the user when I bought the theme). I was unable to update the plugin until after purchasing a license of my own, but by that time it was too late to prevent the damage that had already been done. … [Read more...] about 10 Tips for Keeping Your WordPress Site Secure
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Review and follow WordPress guidelines: Identify WordPress vulnerabilities using free available tools such as Update WordPress by patching vulnerable plugins: Run all software as a non-privileged user, without administrative privileges, to diminish the effects of a successful attack Confirm that the operating system and all applications are running the most updated versions … [Read more...] about ISIL Defacements Exploiting WordPress Vulnerabilities
8. Optimize Images to Minimize Load Time: Another thing that can affect your website’s load time is the use of a lot of graphics or images on your website. Bulky images increase the website’s load time. And the longer a site takes to load, the more likely it is to lose visitors. Fortunately, you can optimize images to reduce their file size. You could use Adobe’s Photoshop to save images as JPG files to get enough compression without compromising visible quality. However, it is advisable to install a reliable plugin like Jetpack, which considerably cuts down image file size when you have a large number of high-quality photos or graphics being displayed in large sizes. You can also use image optimization plugins like WP-Smush, Short Pixel Image Optimizer and EWWW Image Optimizer to compress images. … [Read more...] about 10 Things You Must Do After Moving to WordPress