Dealing with a WordPress Malware Redirect Hack, in general, is always a frustrating experience. The malware can come in many forms and present itself with different symptoms, so to speak. It can change the layout of your site, something referred to as defacing, it can crash your site or it can even lead to a partial or a complete loss of content. Sometimes, you won't even know its there at all. It all depends on the motive behind the attack. Some people do it just for the fun of it. Yes, I know - you've put a lot of money, time and effort into your site and it really hurts to think that someone is breaking it just because they can and want … [Read more...] about How to Detect and Fix WordPress Malware Redirect Hack
Guess the default admin username for WordPress WordPress sites are often abused by bruteforce login attacks where hackers are trying to find the correct admin login details(usernames and passwords) in order to break into the WordPress Dashboard and start hacking the site traffic, files and database. One way to protect your WordPress site from these kinds of attacks is to change the default admin username to a random one. If you keep using the default admin username then you make things easier for bruteforce login attacks since they only have to find or guess the password part of the admin login details. As most of the things added on … [Read more...] about How to Change your WordPress Default Admin Username
Tumblr made a blast when it was first released back in the day. A lot of people began using it. If you were one of them, you probably amassed a lot of content. It is also possible that you realized that there are a lot of limitations in using Tumblr and that technology has gone far ahead since. If you are thinking about switching to WordPress but don't want to leave your Tumblr blog behind, then this article is for you. The company that released WordPress, Automattic, has acquired Tumblr from Verizon last month, however, the two remain separate platforms. Is it a good idea to switch from Tumblr to WordPress? According to some data available … [Read more...] about How to migrate your Tumblr blog to WordPress in just a few minutes
WordPress Hacked Issues? If you’re using WordPress, you should know that it gets hacked more often than any other CMS or platform. That’s because of its enormous popularity. In fact, WordPress now powers over 33% of the web accounting for nearly 75,000,000 sites. As such, WordPress is often targeted by hackers for profit. Hacking has become a very lucrative (though illegal) business, earning hackers trillions of dollars each year. That’s right. Trillions. According to some sources, cybercrime generates at least $1.5 trillion annually, costing companies of all sizes a lot more money than they’d like to lose. These statistics show that … [Read more...] about Did your WordPress site get hacked? Find out what to do next!
A Beginner's Guide To Setting Up a FailProof WordPress Backup Below we will show you how to run an On-Demand WordPress Backup using cPanel hosting control panel, in this guide we'll use both the cPanel built-in backup feature and the File Manager manual backup using the archive option alongside the phpMyAdmin Database export option. We will also show you how to automate your WordPress backups using WP Backup Bank free and premium features. One of the most neglected tasks of site owners is making sure they always have a recent backup available and easy to access. Backing up your WordPress site should be the first thing to do after setting up … [Read more...] about How to Create an On-demand and Automatic WordPress Backup