Top 10 Ways To Protect WordPress Login From Unauthorized Access

Are you worried about the security of your WordPress site? Do you receive spam mail every day about unauthorized attempts of login? Every day the number of WordPress users is increasing. While almost 40% of websites around the world are developed on WordPress it is normal for many newbies to join the trend on daily basis. Most of the new WordPress users do not give much importance to the security of their WordPress login page. But with cutting-edge brute-force attack tools, again and again, it is possible to bypass the password-protected WordPress login page.

WordPress sites are one of…


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The 7 Best WordPress Directory Plugins for WordPress Websites

It’s no secret that pristine business directories are laborious to perfect, but they provide numerous instrumental services once they’re all set. However, to properly set up a website directory, users require the help of something to clinch the accurate presentation and applications of the business directory.

Now, it’s common knowledge that business directories offer services, aiding individuals with information for their much-needed jobs. And, many of these directories are very advanced and provide various filters to narrow down the amenities…


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How to make a WordPress website – Techstory


You can easily make a free website with the help of WordPress.com. You can pay for more features or a cleaner URL, but this guide will only cover instructions on how you can use the free options.

Source: https://ithemes.com/tutorials/what-is-wordpress/

Using themes 

A good place to start is with the approximately 100 ready-made website themes.

  1. Click on “Appearance” on the left and then on “Themes.”
  2. Choose the one that you like the most. You will be able to customise each of these themes later on.
  3. Click on the theme you want and choose “Activate this design.”
  4. In the pop-up,…




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Identify and Select Blocks via the Wayfinder WordPress Plugin – WP Tavern

Christopher John, a Seattle-based designer and UX engineer, released his first project to the plugin directory yesterday. Announced via Twitter to high praise, Wayfinder is a block outline solution for the WordPress editor.

Like similar plugins, the goal is to make it easier for end-users to select nested blocks, which can sometimes be tough to pin down. Wayfinder outlines each block in the editor on hover. It then displays the block name at the upper left of the box.

My favorite feature that you will not find elsewhere is the addition of each block’s classes at the bottom…


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Pocket Casts is acquired by Automattic, parent company of WordPress

On Friday, Automattic announces that Pocket Casts, a fully-featured podcast listening app that’s been around for years, will be joining WordPress’ parent company.

As part of Automattic, Pocket Casts will continue to provide you with the features needed to enjoy your favorite podcasts (or find something new). We will explore building deep integrations with WordPress.com and Pocket Casts, making it easier to distribute and listen to podcasts. We’re thrilled that we can continue to give our users a multitude of ways to tell and engage with stories that matter.

It seems that…


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How to Create a Quiz or Survey Form in WordPress

There’s no better way to discover users’ demands and needs than to get their feedback about your product or services. Setting up a WordPress survey is the best way to get a response from your audience.

Surveys consist of a series of questions that users fill up according to their experience with your service. Listening to your visitor is a great way to make sure you are giving them what they want.

In this article, we’ll go through the step-by-step process of how to create and manage surveys on your WordPress website.


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Edupack Is Tackling Higher Ed With WordPress, Looking for Development Partners – WP Tavern

“We’re basically building the Jetpack for Higher Ed,” said Blake Bertuccelli as he pitched me on the idea of Edupack, a project still in its early stages.

He and his team are looking for more advisors to join the eighth round of their once-monthly braintrust events. It is a project they began in November 2020, now coming to fruition. Feedback is crucial to pushing such undertakings out of the gate, and the team needs more of it.

Bertuccelli listed several focal points for the Edupack project:

  • Onboarding: New campus users can set up a beautiful campus WordPress site with…

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WordPress 5.8 Media Library Changes You Should Know About – WP Tavern

It is hard not to look through a list of upcoming WordPress 5.8 changes and not find at least a little something to whet your appetite. With so many enhancements headed our way, even we have not been able to keep up with them all here at WP Tavern. The next release will bring a few much-needed media-related upgrades.

Users should enjoy WebP image format support and a copy-to-clipboard button on the media upload screen. Developers have a new hook for filtering the image output format, and the platform is dropping infinite scrolling.

WordPress 5.8 is scheduled to ship on July 20,…


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An Overview of Basic WordPress Hardening

We have discussed in the past how out-of-the-box security configurations tend to not be very secure. This is usually true for all software and WordPress is no exception.

While there are a plethora of different ways that site owners can lock down their website, in this post we are going to review the most basic hardening mechanisms that WordPress website owners can employ to improve their security. We will also review the pros and cons of these different tactics.

Locking Down wp-admin

Let’s start with the basic administrator login page of WordPress:

The WordPress login page is – by…


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WooCommerce Patches Critical Vulnerability, Sending Forced Security Update from WordPress.org – WP Tavern

WooCommerce has patched an unspecified, critical vulnerability identified on July 13, 2021, by a security researcher through Automattic’s HackerOne security program. The vulnerability impacts versions 3.3 to 5.5 of the WooCommerce plugin, as well as version 2.5 to 5.5 of the WooCommerce Blocks feature plugin.

“Upon learning about the issue, our team immediately conducted a thorough investigation, audited all related codebases, and created a patch fix for every impacted version (90+ releases) which was deployed automatically to vulnerable stores,” WooCommerce Head of…


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