Limit Login Attempts in WordPress with a Must-Use Plugin

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As a WordPress developer, I quite frequently deal with clients who have had their WordPress installations hacked. The number one cause that I have seen from these hacks are short/insecure passwords. I actually dealt with so many of these issues that I wrote a small ebook called The Concise Guide to Securing WordPress and Repairing[Continue Reading…]

Fun with SEO Spammers

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I am involved in a joint venture with one of my close friends, Glenn Ansley. It’s the World’s Best Event Calendar Plugin for WordPress (in my humble opinion). Well, if you have a website, you know you’re going to get typical SPAM through your contact form, from so-called “SEO Experts”. We received one the other[Continue Reading…]

How to fix WordPress MultiSite switch_to_blog() permalinks

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If you are using switch_to_blog() in your WordPress MultiSite installation and notice that your permalinks contain “/blog/” in them (or some other oddity). The give John James Jacoby’s plugin Switch Site Rewrite a go. Today I ran into this problem with a WPMS site that I am developing. I needed to pull posts from the[Continue Reading…]