Help! my WordPress Site Has Been Hacked!

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?”

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Gmail really does send SPAM!!!

Now I know that I’m probably going to get told off for this, and maybe even have some “official notices”, but I’m going to tell it like I see it. In the past month I’ve got two things going on. I’ve been planning a wedding, and I’ve been discussing money matters with various parties. All […]

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WordPress problems: Cannot Connect To Database

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.

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iPad HTML Layout Woes

We all know the iPad by now. We also know that it can have it’s own HTML rendering “quirks”, but then again which browser doesn’t?

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Changing cPanel Theme from RVSkin to X3

Here’s another little tip that I’ve had to find out for myself. One of my clients uses RVSkin in the cPanel/WHM account, but a lot of their customers hate it. Personally, I agree with them. it’s a terrible theme and really doesn’t make me want to pay the money for it even if some others […]

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Blackhole Exploit Kit Attacks on WordPress Websites

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.

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Installing WAMP on Windows 7

There’s a lot of people out there that are going to need to run WAMP server on Windows 7. I am one of then! I’ve recently upgraded to a new PC running Windows 7 64-bit, and I needed to run WAMP to keep my testing environment working properly.

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WordPress Security

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 […]

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Another WordPress Hacking Incident

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.

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