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How to Verify Certificate Chain

Posted on October 13, 2016
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Learning how to verify a certificate chain is important especially if you installed a new SSL certificate on your server. You do not want a visitor being prompted with certificate warning messages as they are browsing your site. This will not lead to a good experience and will cause visitors to not trust your website….

WordPress Malware Removal Help

Posted on October 12, 2016
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If you are in need of WordPress malware removal help, read on as we will cover the top methods of fixing your website. Unfortunately malware on WordPress is quite common not due to the WordPress Core but it is typically caused by third party plugins and themes. Scan Your Site to Determine if Malware Exists…

Permalink WordPress Error

Posted on October 9, 2016
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A permalink WordPress error can be caused by a variety of different issues and is best resolved by digging deeper into possible causes. Did you move your WordPress installation to another host, web server folder, etc? Did you install a plugin that could have modified your link structures? Did you make any modifications to your…

WordPress Admin CSS Broken

Posted on October 7, 2016
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You log into your WordPress admin Dashboard and all of a sudden the CSS is broken, uh oh. Fear not, this is definitely not an unheard of problem. Fortunately, there are several different possible solutions to fix this particular CSS issue. The first step is to identify if you recently installed any plugins or themes…

Check WordPress for Malware

Posted on October 4, 2016
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You can easily check WordPress for malware by using an external online scanner or by using a WordPress plugin. Malware is an ongoing problem with websites running WordPress which is typically due to out-dated themes and plugins. This can either be from not manually updating, or due to the developer not providing a patched version….

Check WordPress for Virus

Posted on September 25, 2016
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You can easily check WordPress for a virus several different ways both online and offline. WordPress sites are notorious for being susceptible to malware and other viruses. This is mainly due to third party themes that come bundled with plugins that are not always patched by the developer timely. One of the easiest ways to…

Password Protect Directory htaccess

Posted on September 20, 2016
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You can easily password protect a directory with htaccess. This is a very practical method if you want an easy way to secure a directory on an Apache web server to keep public visitors out. First, you will need a .htaccess file in the directory you wish to secure. The parameters for this .htaccess file…

How to Create htaccess File in PHP

Posted on September 8, 2016
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Learning how to create htaccess file in php is not possible as the .htaccess file can be used to control a number of PHP settings. Htaccess files are actually distributed configuration files and allow you to make a number of configuration changes on a directory basis. This means that you have the ability to have…

HTACCESS Deny From All

Posted on August 8, 2016
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Denying access to a directory on your web server is an important feature to use especially if you have folders that you would like hidden from the rest of a public site. For example, you may keep the download file of a digital product on your eCommerce website, or use a directory for files you…


Posted on August 8, 2016
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There may be some instances when you should use htaccess to block an IP address or even a range of IP addresses. For instance, your website may be receiving a lot of bot or spam traffic from certain IPs, or you just want to filter certain visitors. There are several ways this can be done…

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