Category Archives: Wordpress

Written by: Dan C, on 2014-09-16

What is a Favicon? The Favicon (Favourites Icon or bookmark icon) is the tiny image shown before the website title in the browser. The Favicon helps users identify a certain website when they have multiple tabs opened and the title is not visible, and they can quickly switch to the tab they want. Favicons also appear […]

Written by: Dan C, on 2014-09-16

If you encounter a problem with WordPress logging out constantly, you may first try these steps: Deactivate plugins, empty the cache, clear the browser cookies. Why does WordPress keep logging out? WordPress sets a cookie in the browser to authenticate the login session. This cookie is set for the WordPress URL defined in the settings […]

Written by: Dan C, on 2014-09-16

When you decide to change your theme or use another way of displaying an image for your posts, you find yourself tied up with the featured images you added to each post in the past By default, featured images can only be removed by editing each post and removing the featured image attached. If you […]

Written by: Dan C, on 2014-09-11

Google has discontinued its support for authorship in search results as announced by John Mueller, Webmaster Trends Analyst at Google following the drop of author photos from search results In June 2014, in order to reduce clutter in the design. The authorship schema is no longer used to identify a post’s author in search results: “We’re no longer […]

Written by: Dan C, on 2014-07-30

If not so long ago critical vulnerabilities were found in the MailPoet Newsletters plugin (used to send newsletters, post notifications or autoresponders from WordPress) and also in the AddThis and W3 Total Cache plugins, web security company Sucuri recently discovered a vulnerability in the popular Wptouch plugin, which can be exploited by an attacker to upload PHP files to servers affected. Wptouch is […]

Written by: Dan C, on 2014-07-30

Currently, about 17% of all websites are propelled by WordPress. Its popularity makes it an important target for attackers because a vulnerability can have a substantial impact on business activity. Malicious activities increased by approximately 140% in the past two years, and this percentage does not seem like he was going to drop anytime soon. […]

Written by: Dan C, on 2014-01-29

The importance of images and filenames is overlooked by many people when it comes to improving the SEO of their website. Here are some simple things that anyone can use in order to maximize the image traffic. 1. Use human readable (searchable) filenames Nobody is going to search for the img_665887.jpg but people might search […]

Written by: Dan C, on 2014-01-28

Since WordPress 3.7, there’s a new feature which allows your WordPress website to automatically perform minor core upgrades when new versions are available. Background updates are very safe and together with the ability of rolling out automatic updates over a longer period proved to be an excellent option. If you’re running WordPress 3.7, your minor […]

Written by: Dan C, on 2014-01-15

Before going any further, we don’t encourage using free WordPress themes. Some of these free themes may be nice looking and professionally done, but some may also have hidden links and advertisements that are not under your control and may even contain malicious scripts! When building a WordPress website, design and functionality are at the […]

Written by: Dan C, on 2013-10-23

Choose the right hosting, use a fast server. Use a content delivery network for serving static files from the closest possible place. Use a caching plugin to store the static content so that it doesn’t load every time an user visits your blog. Use small pictures (scaled images) and upload them as small files instead […]