Category: Security & Privacy

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Ultimate Guide to Launching a WordPress Website in 2021

When it comes to launching a WordPress website in 2021, you’re not alone. If you’re one of the millions of small business owners that have been forced to take your operations from the brick-and-mortar world to the virtual world because...

/ 22 January 2021

Deploying NGINX as an API Gateway, Part 2: Protecting Backend Services

This is the second blog post in our series on deploying NGINX Open Source and NGINX Plus as an API gateway. Part 1 provides detailed configuration instructions for several use cases. This post extends those use cases and looks at a range...

/ 21 January 2021

WordPress Security: The Ultimate Guide

WordPress security can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. In this comprehensive guide to WordPress security, we’ve simplified the basics of securing your WordPress website so that any non-technical person can understand and protect their website from hacker...

/ 20 January 2021

WordPress Taxonomies: The Ultimate Guide

WordPress taxonomies are something that many WordPress developers never use. Some have never even heard of a WordPress taxonomy. When WordPress 3.0 introduced hierarchical taxonomies nearly a decade ago, taxonomies became an even more useful tool in the toolkit of...

/ 19 January 2021

WordPress Vulnerabilities Explained

Unfortunately, WordPress vulnerabilities exist. WordPress vulnerabilities can exist in your plugins, your themes, and even WordPress core. And since WordPress now powers nearly 40% of all websites, the task of understanding vulnerabilities is even more important. Simply put: you have...

/ 18 January 2021

WordPress Vulnerability Roundup: January 2021, Part 1

New WordPress plugin and theme vulnerabilities were disclosed during the first half of January. This post covers the recent WordPress plugin, theme, and core vulnerabilities and what to do if you run one of the vulnerable plugins or themes on...

/ 13 January 2021

The Events Calendar Plugin is Joining the Liquid Web Family

I’m so excited about today’s announcement that Liquid Web, the parent company of iThemes, has acquired The Events Calendar plugin and the team behind it from Modern Tribe. I wanted to share my thoughts with you and let you know...

/ 6 January 2021

21 Ways to Get More Customers in 2021

To say that 2020 was a challenging year might be the understatement of the century. When thinking back to one year ago today, no doubt your life probably looked a lot different than it does right now. Not only were...

/ 5 January 2021

PHP 8: The Complete Guide

On November 26, 2020, we entered into the new world of PHP 8. Every PHP update brings an entire host of brand new, major features. While not all of the updates are important to the majority of casual users, even...

/ 4 January 2021

The Best WordPress Menu Plugins for 2021

The best WordPress menu plugins expand on the default custom menus already available in WordPress. Menus are an important feature of your website, one that serves as a guide for your visitors. In this post, we’ll recap some of the...

/ 30 December 2020

The Best WordPress Invoice Plugins for 2021

The best WordPress invoice plugins help simplify your invoice and payment process. Using a professional WordPress invoicing plugin allows you to automate all invoicing and payment processes, so you can focus all your time and effort on growing your business...

/ 29 December 2020

Best WordPress Twitter Plugins for 2021

The best WordPress Twitter plugins make it easy for you to share your tweets on your WordPress site. Whatever your experience of Twitter has been, there’s no doubt that being able to display your tweets or tweet content easily from...

/ 28 December 2020