It’s becoming commonplace that people go to one of the many commercial WordPress theme marketplaces, search through the list for a theme that suits what their business does, purchase that, and use it on their site. In theory, this is great. It lets you get a head-start in functionality as everything you need is “all included” in that theme. But there are also downsides to it. Continue reading WordPress theme – is custom-made or pre-built best for my site?
This was a cry for help that I got from a client a short while ago when they wanted to change their galleries to link from the image files to the attachment pages so they could get more content on the site, and offer a bit more functionality than displaying only a standard image could. While it seems to be a very quick and easy fix, it turned out to be a little more complicated than it should have been.
WordPress can be a strange beast sometimes. This is one issue that’s haunted it for a long time, and is still around today. Continue reading Fixing the WordPress menu items limit
I’ve seen this one many many times, and it’s very frustrating for users. All they want is their 5MB video file uploaded, but their server settings are limiting them to a limit of 2MB for file uploads. So what can be done? Continue reading Help! My file is too large to save in WordPress
I am hearing this more and more these days. Partly on the WordPress forums, and also form clients that come to me and say “why does my site have these pharmacy adds on it?”
It seems to be that there’s a whole lot of people that are getting this error message when they are trying to install or move their WordPress site. Even though this problem is common and there’s a very simple solution, people seem to always have more trouble with it then it’s worth. Continue reading WordPress problems: Cannot Connect To Database
I’ve recently found out about a disturbing new exploit that’s happening with WordPress websites (just like this one). Some malicious code gets uploaded to your WordPress blog that basically redirects you to a site where the exploit root kit id downloaded. Continue reading Blackhole Exploit Kit Attacks on WordPress Websites
I’ve had a couple of new clients lately that have come to me lately because they were having big problems with their WordPress sites getting “hacked” continually, and they want to stop this. Obviously it’s bad for them because they keep having their visitors jumping up and down about their computers being infected by my clients websites.
Out of all of this I have found out a few things that I think deserve sharing. Continue reading WordPress Security
I’ve just come into the office to discover that a clients WordPress site has been hacked. What made this one a bit different from what I’ve seen before is that this one didn’t completely take over the website and wasn’t immediately apparent from just viewing the site. Continue reading Another WordPress Hacking Incident
WordPress has become one of the best-known blogging and CMS platforms today, and because of this there’s always people looking to exploit your WordPress site. Along with the normal security precautions that you’d always take, here’s another one. Continue reading Removing the META generator tag in WordPress