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Plugin of the week – two-factor authentication

This week’s post about a recommended plugin is really a two-in-one… we’re also announcing a new, free plugin that should be useful to everyone. It’s a new two-factor authentication plugin that we’ve just released on wordpress.org. Two factor authentication What’s...

Does your PHP version matter?

You’ve very likely heard about PHP many times, if you’re running a WordPress site… but, do you know what it is, and why it matters? PHP is the programming language that WordPress, like most websites, is written in. It has its share of defects, but has the huge...

Plugin of the week – BruteProtect

We’re not doing this every week; only some… but this week’s “plugin of the week” is BruteProtect. BruteProtect adds brute-force login protection (i.e. password guessing protection) to your WordPress website – with a particular twist. Most brute-force login protection...

Understanding how WordPress installs plugins

Understanding how WordPress installs plugins is a great piece of knowledge: 1) it’s actually fairly simple, and 2) it can get you out of a lot of problems. In this article, we’re going to learn about that, and see what we can do with it. Of course, you should try all...