Nuke It From Orbit

Recovering from a Bad WordPress Hack First, if you’ve been hacked, you need to be curious. You need to ask a lot of questions about why you might have been hacked. Many hacks occur due to poor server configurations, outdated software, weak passwords, trojans or other malware on your personal computer, logging into public wifi […]

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WordPress Gallery Plugins

The Best WordPress Gallery Plugins Compared: Envira Gallery, Jetpack Tiled Galleries, and NextGEN Gallery There are dozens of WordPress gallery plugins available for creating image or photo galleries in WordPress. I teach a three-hour course in Boulder, Colorado, on how to work with WordPress photo gallery plugins, and in preparation I test new plugins and […]

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Women in WordPress to Follow

When my name was included in a “14 WordPress Experts to Follow” post by Elementary Digital in the UK, I was both surprised and flattered. Of the 14 people mentioned, 12 were men. All of whom I admire and follow. However, I think there are so many other women who have made a very large […]

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Have you optimized your WordPress MySQL database lately?

Why you need to optimize your WordPress MySQL database The database is the most important component in the whole WordPress content management system. Everything you enter in the WordPress Dashboard including all the content of your posts and pages, categories, tags, settings, etc., is written to the database. WordPress and the various themes and plugins […]

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