I have gathered a really awesome list of WordPress plugins for you to check out… I am always coming across WordPress plugins when looking for my clients. Here is a a list of 10 that can be quite helpful
Have you discovered any new plugins that you would like to share? Feel free to leave them in the comments below…
If your like me, than you have noticed quite a few changes with Social Media lately. I have been away for a little while. So I needed to get caught up on what’s been changing in the Social Media world. I decided to share some really great articles that shouldn’t be missed. Keep in mind some of these article are from January 2013 to the present time..
Twitter held a Mobile Focused Event on April 2, 2013 to Discuss “Exciting New Features” but Press was not Allowed..So stay tuned.
Embedded Tweets via Twitter Developers (With instructions on how to add an embedded tweet to your website
If I missed any, please feel free to leave it in the comments below..
It’s been all over the web the last fews days. If you are a WordPress blog owner than you may be at risked for getting your site hacked.
This could be one reason that the WordPress.com platform is using a double log in system according to Tech News Daily this is adding an extra layer of security check out the article WordPress.com Turns On Two Step Authentication
Two Ways To Help Keep Your WordPress Site Protected Are:
1. Change your Log in Password
If you have a self hosted WordPress blog site (this is different than a WordPress.com blog) Then it is you and or your webmasters responsibility to change the password on your blog.
A great way to ensure that your site stays protected is to change the password often. With all of the security risks doing it once a month may be a good thing just to be on the safe side..
Here is how to change your self hosted WordPress Blog.
Log in to your self hosted WordPress Blog
In the top right corner where is says “Howdy” your profile image should also be there if you have uploaded one, hover your mouse over it.
Select Edit My Profile
Scroll down and just above the Update Profile button you can enter a new password. Make sure that it includes an upper and lower case letter along with numbers and to make it even more secure you can add symbols like #$%^&*.
2. Back Up Your WordPress Blog
For those with a WordPress.com Blog check out this article on How To Export Your WordPress.com Blog
For self hosted WordPress sites here is a great article from Barham Virtual Assistance on How To Backup Your WordPress Websites While You Sleep.
There are a couple of plugins that you can install also to backup your site
The one I use is called WordPress Database Backup and is not located in the directory.
Here is a great video by Michelle Shaeffer that has a ton of great tips to keeping your WordPress site secured