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
I had a problem recently where a client needed to update their DNS settings so that they could get an external mail server working with their hosting account. This shouldn’t be a problem. All you need to do is set up the MX record to point to mail.domain.com and set up mail.domian.com to point to the Exchange server that they have in their office. This simple idea came unstuck when they couldn’t add in the A record for the mail server. Continue reading Can’t see the ‘Advanced DNS Zone Editor’ icon in CPanel
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
From time to time we all get a client that wants to move their website, or one that’s got a new website set up and wants to move onto that one. They all think that it’s a simple one-button job where we can just flick a switch and everything magically works just the way that it used to.
The truth is… that’s just not going to happen. Continue reading Moving a website
The problem that I had was that I had to use two different fonts with Cufon to replace different tags on the site. What happened was that the tags were all being replaced, but they were all being replaced by one only one font, which was the last font that was loaded. Continue reading Cufon only uses the last font loaded
There’s been a few times where I’ve needed to display the maximum size of a file that can be uploaded, but there never seemed to be an easy way to do it. Well, there’s still not, but at least this will give you the right value. Continue reading Getting the maximum upload size in PHP