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Things to do to stop a brute force attack on a WordPress Blog

I woke up this morning to see that some of my sites were a bit slow to respond.  Shortly after, I was getting a resource limit message from my host when trying to get to the front or back ends of any of the WordPress sites.  I checked cPanel and my resources were maxed out.

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Quick fix for a Joomla site that google said wasn’t ‘mobile ready’

The deadline is rapidly approaching for Google’s algo change that puts a heavy weight on a site’s mobile readiness.

I have a Joomla 3.4.1 site that, according to Google Mobile Readiness Tool, wasn’t mobile ready.   The tool complained about resources being blocked in Robots.txt. The default robots.txt for Joomla blocks the media folder. The tool said it needed access to the media folder. Continue reading

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