Protect Your WordPress Site from Cyberthreats: Best Tools in 2021 : South Florida Caribbean News

WordPress sites are vulnerable to cyber invasions, including the most aggressive brute force attacks. Some platforms face hundreds or thousands of threats per week. Without strong protection against hacking and malware, your reputation, ranking, and profits will plunge. A firewall is indispensable.

If criminals hijack your admin account, they will cause massive damage. Sensitive data will be stolen, users will…

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SEOPress WordPress plugin flaw left 100k sites wide open – Software – News

Many HEXUS readers may own, run, or maintain WordPress based websites, as it is one of the most popular web publishing platforms / CMS available. It is quite common to have an SEO plugin to help optimize certain aspects of your site structure, pages and posts for Google etc, but one such plugin was recently discovered to leave sites highly vulnerable due to an XSS vulnerability.

WordPress plugins are numerous and flaws quite commonplace, but I thought this particular flaw was worth highlighting as it has 100,000+ users and the flaw appears to have been…

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How to Boost Your Website’s SEO Rankings

If you’ve spent any time trying to grow website traffic, you’ll have heard of search engine optimization (SEO). Excelling with SEO makes it easier to attract new website visitors, netting more leads and more revenue.

Getting your SEO right takes time—and a lot of trial and error. But if you use a website built on a platform like, you’ve got plenty of options when it comes to increasing your visibility in search engines.

In this article, you’ll discover several ways to rank for SEO on your…

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XSS vulnerability in popular WordPress plugin SEOPress could enable complete site takeover

Security issue in CMS add-on has been patched

A cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in a popular WordPress plugin could allow an attacker to completely take over a website, researchers have warned.

The flaw made it possible for an attacker to inject arbitrary web scripts on a vulnerable site, which would execute anytime a user accessed the ‘All Posts’ page.

The vulnerable plugin, SEOPress, is installed on more than 100,000 websites.

Researcher Chloe Chamberland, threat analyst at Wordfence, explained the security issue in a blog post.


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More Than 1.1 Million New Registered WordPress Domains Every 6 Months”

— Builtwith

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, August 17, 2021 / — A content management system (CMS) enables users to create, edit, collaborate on, publish and store digital content. CMSes are typically used for enterprise content management (ECM) and web content…

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WordPress SEOPress Plugin XSS Vulnerability

Wordfence, a WordPress security software company, published details about a vulnerability in popular WordPress SEO software SEOPress. Before making the announcement, WordFence communicated the details of the vulnerability to the publishers of SEOPress who promptly fixed the issue and published a patch to fix it.

According to WordFence:

“This flaw made it possible for an attacker to inject arbitrary web scripts on a vulnerable site which would execute anytime a user accessed the “All Posts” page.”

The United States government National Vulnerability Database website listed the Wordfence…

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How to Set Up Two-Factor Authentication in WordPress

WordPress is the largest CMS per market share, powering millions of websites and counting. The open-source software allows you to create stunning blogs, websites, and apps. and blogging platforms are popular with bloggers, webmasters, site owners, developers, and unfortunately, hackers.

Thankfully, with two-factor authentication (2FA), your site gets an additional layer of protection by requiring a PIN code to approve logins. So how do you enable 2FA for your WordPress site?

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Migrating WordPress sites between hosts is easier than it used to be – Domain Name Wire

Moving WordPress sites is easier than it used to be. Here’s how it works at GoDaddy.

Webhosting is a sticky service because it’s difficult for non-technical people to move their files from one host to the other. But it’s getting easier, especially for people use WordPress.

Last week I moved two WordPress sites using GoDaddy’s site migration tool. (I moved from one WordPress plan at GoDaddy to another, but it necessitated setting up a new hosting account and migrating the sites. The process was the same as moving from one host to another, though.)

Here’s how it works.


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XSS Bug in SEOPress WordPress Plugin Allows Full Site Takeover – Threatpost

The bug would allow a number of malicious actions, up to and including full site takeover. The vulnerable plugin is installed on 100,000 websites.

A stored cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the SEOPress WordPress plugin could allow attackers to inject arbitrary web scripts into websites, researchers said.

SEOPress is a search engine optimization (SEO) tool that lets site owners manage SEO metadata, social-media cards, Google Ad settings and more. It’s installed on more…

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WP Engine review: Delivers exactly what it promises

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If you’re looking for a web hosting provider, you have a tremendous number of choices. In my web hosting provider comparison guide — Best web hosting providers —  I looked at 15 providers that offer a wide range of plans.

In this review, we’re going to dive into WP Engine’s offerings. 

Normally, to get a better feel for each individual provider, I set up the most basic account…

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