One of the most common methods that hackers use to gain access to a WordPress site is a brute force attack. The best defense against brute force attacks is limiting the number of unsuccessful login attempts permitted from a single IP address.
If you have a multi-author WordPress site, you’ve probably noticed that users with the “contributor” role are unable to upload media. In this tutorial, we’ll cover two ways to change that.
WordPress user roles help you control how users interact with your website and what specific actions they’re allowed to take. In this guide, we’ll take a look at each of the default user roles, how to apply them effectively, and how to create custom user roles that better suit your individual website.
Between WordPress itself and your plugins and themes, you may find that there are new updates to install almost every day. One solution is to enable automatic updates so that your site installs new updates in the background as they become available, without nagging you to do it manually.
Let’s be honest: WordPress security is not an exciting topic. So it’s understandable that most people tend to put it off, or neglect it completely. It’s only when your website gets hacked that you realize the true importance of security. The good news is that most threats can be avoided by simply implementing a few key strategies, which we’ll outline in this step-by-step guide.
One of the key benefits of WordPress is its extensibility. Your WordPress site is yours to customize—and thanks to plugins, customization is a breeze. There are two main methods you can use to install a WordPress plugin, and we’ll cover both of them in this tutorial.
WordPress themes are like magic. With just a couple of clicks, you can completely overhaul your website’s appearance without affecting your content or editing a single line of code—simply by installing a new theme.
One of the first things I do with any new WordPress site is customize the permalink structure, which determines what your post URLs look like. This can have a big impact not only on the appearance of your links, but also on your SEO.
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