How to Protect your WordPress Site

The technology news is currently filled with dire doom and gloom stories about a concerted global WordPress hack which will undoubtedly bring around the end of humanity as we know it! Sure, I’ve noticed an increase in attempted hacks of my blogs recently, but since I’d taken steps to protect myself already, it wasn’t a…

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Best Premium WordPress Themes – Secrets Revealed!

WordPress is now in my opinion the quickest and easiest way for anyone to get a professional looking website up and running.  Even the standard theme that comes with WordPress looks clean and usable, but anyone wanting to really take ownership of the look of their site will be looking to find a new WordPress…

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How to Fix WordPress Upgrades – “Briefly unavailable for scheduled maintenance”

Today, I was greeted by “upgrade” notices on all my WordPress sites, due to the latest and greatest 3.2 release being made available.  I dutifully went through all my sites and upgraded them, then I turned my attention to my client’s sites.  One of my clients in particular uses an incredibly bad web host –…

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How to Build Websites with WordPress

People often ask me what software I use to build websites, expecting to hear something like “Dreamweaver” or “XSitePro” and they’re usually surprised to learn that all new sites that I build are now done with WordPress! In this video, I walk you through the simple process of setting up a WordPress site to be…

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How To Fix WordPress Auto Updates on 1&1

I’ve been running this blog on 1&1‘s service since I first started it.  When WordPress introduced the ability to upgrade with a single click, I thought it was a great idea.  When I saw the same functionality for plugins, I thought that was just amazing! Unfortunately, it didn’t work. It never worked. It didn’t matter…

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WordPress Flaw

One of the nice features of Worpress (used for this blog) is that people can register as a user which lets themreceive notifications whenever I add new content.  Whenever this happens, I receive an email notification that they’ve registered – and as you can imagine, I like receiving emails like this. Today though, this all…

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