If you visited this site yesterday, you’ll have found it in a bit of a mess. While the content was displaying, there was zero formatting and no active theme.
Initially, I thought this was a caching issue – some cached corrupted files being loaded – so I cleared out the local cache. Nope, that wasn’t the problem.
For additional site security, I use Cloudflare which filters out a lot of bad traffic and such. It also has its own caching mechanism and provides an additional security layer between visitors and my site.
I cleared out the Cloudflare cache. That didn’t fix the problem either.
Next I took Internet Marketing Strategies out of …
UPDATE: As of July 2018, the Chrome browser is now placing a Not Secure label to the left of http:// format web addresses in the browser address bar. That should be an incentive to get your site upgraded to use the https:// prefix, as well as the additional reasons below…
If you’re a member of Wealthy Affiliate, my #1 recommended affiliate-marketing course, you’ll have received an email from founder Kyle about the introduction of free SSL certificates for WordPress sites built and hosted on their SiteRubix system (members get free webhosting).
What is SSL And Why Is It Important?
SSL stands for Secure Sockets Layer, a technical …
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If you build lots of WordPress blogs for yourself or, especially, if you build sites for sale or for clients, one issue you’ve probably come up against are the licensing rights for some of the themes and plugins you use.
Not every commercial theme or plugin can be included in a handover of a site to a new owner. In some cases, the new owner is required to buy their own license for a theme or a plugin or two.
Many developers in the WordPress community sell what are known as Developer’s Rights for their products, allowing you to include their products on sites you build for sale or for clients.
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In my previous post, I talked about why securing your WordPress site is vitally important these days.
I also mentioned the increasing importance of using SSL certificates both to enhance the security of your site along with the rankings boost it will provide in Google.
In this post, I’ll review a new WordPress security tool that will help harden your …
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If you’ve read this blog, or the posts on my Top Design Blogs service blog, you’ll know I bang on about WordPress security quite a bit.
Yet, webmasters don’t seem too concerned that their WordPress blogs are potentially vulnerable to being hacked. I offer a free service over at Top Design Blogs that tests 8 potential weaknesses on a blog but few webmasters take me up on the offer.
So is there an attitude out there that hacking is something that only happens to other people? That the likelihood of your particular blog being hacked is so small that it’s something you can worry about another day?