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I’m Not Using the Latest Version of WordPress. Should I Panic?

A swarm of hackers and their robots are lurking around your website. Do you think you should panic? Absolutely! Well… don’t do anything drastic. You don’t need to scream that the sky is falling, but you do need to take action quickly. Calm down and take a deep breath because you can most likely fix […]

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Why the &%$# Did They Hack My Site?!?

Hackers suck. In fact, hackers are those little pests in school that always like to shoot spit-wads at the back of your head. They are the creeps that spit out their gum on the floor. They are the pigs that clog toilets in the only stall in a public restroom. They are the scum that […]

I Have the Latest Version of WordPress So I’m Safe. Right?

Wrong! The reason there is even a “latest” version of wordpress is because of the security holes and bugs in the previous version. Sure, they add new features to many of the new versions of wordpress, but have you ever looked at the wordpress bug tracking service at Trac? I know it’s not excited to […]

Is It OK To Outsource Work on My WordPress Site?

This is an interesting question I get from people all the time. While WordPress is certainly a cleaner interface than other content management systems (i.e. Joomla, Drupal, let’s even throw in Pligg to round it out), WordPress still is a technical program with a learning curve. Sure there are themes out there to make your […]

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I’m Just Using WordPress As A Blog. So I Don’t Have To Worry. Right?

First of all, WordPress is much more than a blogging system. Go back in time several years ago and WordPress was, in fact, basically just a blogging platform. People wanted to write little online journals and ramble on about their kids, and their wonderful family trips, and their fun book club, and gossip, gossip, gossip. […]