Category: informational

The No BullSh*t Guide to WordPress Security

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Background So much mis-information about security has been circulating the WordPress world that most WordPress users believe that installing one single plugin is enough to protect their sites forever. There are literally thousands of random blog posts from companies trying to push their wares, that tell WordPress users how to secure their sites in just

WordPress Cloud Sourced Brute Force Protection

There is no doubt that WordPress is a highly targeted platform in the web world. Botnets, malware, brute force, ransomware, targeted attacks and more are a handful of threats a WordPress owner has to keep in mind from day to day. There are numerous methods to protect WordPress sites now both with modern technology and

tinyShield vs. Wordfence, a “mostly” unbiased analysis

Summary There is no doubt that Wordfence is king of the security plugins for WordPress. There are some other strong contenders but for the sake of this post we will focus on Wordfence, specifically the free version. Like most premium plugins with a free version, I would guess the vast majority of Wordfence users are

tinyShield and Advanced Access Manager – Redirect Blocked IPs to a Friendly Notification

I recently attended WordCamp Raleigh 2019, where they celebrated their 10th anniversary. I’m proud to say that I’ve been to every single one of those WordCamps. WordCamps are fascinating things – it’s a place for both beginners and developers to meet and converse. At WordCamp Raleigh 2019, I had the privilege of meeting the developer