I was using WPS Hide Admin to hide the login URL of my WordPress sites. That is a critical tool in preventing Brute force attacks. After migrating the sites to HTTPS, WPS Hide Login was not longer working. I found a simple solution to the problem.
Some social media will look for the featured image if you are posting a link. Not having a featured image will result in a link that is text only in Tumblr.
I installed an SSL certificate on a domain that does not have a fixed IP. It warned that Microsoft IE on Windows XP will give a false security warning.. REALLY?? This is 2018. Is anyone using XP? Continue reading
One of the keys to getting legitimate traffic to your site is to leverage social media. In other words, set up profiles on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr etc. related to your site or to a niche within your site. If you want to do it correctly, your profiles on the various social media sites need to be relatively professional. There is a great cheat sheet posted on the Godaddy Blog that helps you figure out the correct image sizes.
Beginning in July 2018, user who browse with Chrome will receive a warning before visiting http sites. If your site is on http, now is the time to migrate it to https.
We are carrying a spy in our pockets. If you have your location enabled on an android phone, Google can show EVERY move you made for the last several years as well as most of the places you’ve visited.
I was checking Facebook on my phone and saw an alert that a friend had sent an image. When I opened the message in messenger, there was something that looked like a video link.
I had a client that I haven’t heard from for a while call. He had been web browsing and got a persistent window stating that his machine needed attention. SCAM SCAM SCAM.
When you open your WordPress dashboard and update your plugins, be aware that your site will be down for the time it takes to update the plugins. Continue reading