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WordPress Security Recommendations for 2023

By The WP Mechanic / February 4, 2023

In today’s digital age, the security of your website is crucial to protect sensitive information and user data. As one of the most popular content management systems, WordPress is no exception to the threat of security vulnerabilities. However, there are steps you can take to secure your website and minimize the risks. “The number one […]

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Konami Code Backdoor Concealed in Image

By Ben Martin / February 2, 2023

Attackers are always looking for new ways to conceal their malware and evade detection, whether it’s through new forms of obfuscation, concatenation, or — in this case — unorthodox use of image file extensions. One of the most common backdoors that we have observed over the last few months has been designed to evade detection […]

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Multiple Vulnerabilities Patched in Quick Restaurant Menu Plugin

By Marco Wotschka / February 1, 2023

On January 16, 2023, the Wordfence Threat Intelligence team responsibly disclosed several vulnerabilities in Quick Restaurant Menu, a WordPress plugin that allows users to set up restaurant menus on their sites. This plugin is vulnerable to Missing Authorization, Insecure Direct Object Reference, Cross-Site Request Forgery as well as Cross-Site Scripting in versions up to, and […]

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6 Best Affiliate Plugins for your WordPress site

By Shreya / February 1, 2023

Have you ever noticed influencers promoting a product on their social media accounts? They have unique links that you can click to buy that product. If you buy a product, the influencer will get a commission. This is affiliate marketing and it has become a mutually beneficial programme for both the business and the influencer.  […]

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7 Best Amazon Affiliate Plugins for Your WordPress Site (2023)

By Shreya / February 1, 2023

The Amazon Associate Programme can be an amazing way to monetise your content and earn some extra commission. But, the process of incorporating affiliate links to your site, effectively, can be painstaking. You not only have to add affiliate links to your blogs to appropriate keywords but monitor the Amazon listings for changes in pricing […]

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WordPress Vulnerability & Patch Roundup January 2023

By Cesar Anjos / January 30, 2023

Vulnerability reports and responsible disclosures are essential for website security awareness and education. Automated attacks targeting known software vulnerabilities are one of the leading causes of website compromises. To help educate website owners on emerging threats to their environments, we’ve compiled a list of important security updates and vulnerability patches for the WordPress ecosystem this […]

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6 Best WordPress SEO Plugins for 2023

By Shreya / January 30, 2023

Gone are the days when we’d flip through an encyclopedia to look up something. Search engines have made it faster, simpler, and more portable (mobile phones for the win), to find information. You can find anything online. Want to find a blog that discusses candle-making? Within seconds, you’ll have a list of the top 10 […]

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13 Best Free WordPress Plugins for Your Site

By Shreya / January 30, 2023

WordPress makes it super easy to build your own website from scratch at very little cost. This makes WordPress a very affordable option for bloggers and small businesses. Plugins can help you add functionality to your WordPress site and can be both free or premium. But it’s important to consider if the free plugin is […]

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How to Fix the “Deceptive Site Ahead” Warning

By Rianna MacLeod / January 27, 2023

Did you just try to access your site and encounter a Deceptive Site Ahead warning? This error message occurs when the browser believes your website is unsafe and experiencing security issues — and it can seriously affect your traffic and reputation. When this warning appears on your site, you’ll want to address it as soon […]

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