On its own, WordPress is a very secure platform. However, when you start introducing third party software and people into the system, this can change. Today we are going to go over some good policies that every site administrator should put into place.
There’s a reason most web development shops don’t proclaim to use every content management system out there. They benefit from ‘specialization’ by being a WordPress shop, or a Drupal shop or a Magento shop. Sometimes you’ll find places that do several – but they don’t do everything, and if they do everything they’re either huge or in a race to the bottom because you can’t be all things to all people.
We are in an era where we use mobile apps for everything, well almost. From boutiques to apps that measure blood pressure and even organize our day-to-day to-do lists, the need for apps with responsive design has only increased.
An app can do wonders, it can open doors to a new set of customers, push information to users, and even create a clear and inspiring visual experience.
Ever wondered how to get your images to appear in Google Image Search? The process is similar to getting a web page to rank well in Google Web Search: optimize your image so that Google sees your image as relevant content. Let me walk you through a few things that you can do when adding images from within WordPress that will help your images get noticed by the search engines.
The problem with the WordPress file editor is that it allows users to run PHP code on your site. Anytime a user is able to run their own code, this presents a security risk. If an insecure admin account is hacked, the WordPress file editor is the gateway through which a full-fledged attack can be carried out.
WordPress themers should be aware of all the different title template tags out there for properly calling page titles. Not every function will work in all situations, so you have to think carefully about what to use and where.
This little tidbit is for all you WordPress themers out there. It is important that your theme displays the proper title on the page no matter what settings a user has on their site. As you probably are already aware, a user can go to ‘Settings’ -> ‘Reading’ in the WordPress admin menu and change what pages are used for the front page and the posts page (aka blog page)…
It happens to everyone… you find a free WordPress plugin that is just awesome, and then something goes wrong or you find that the plugin simply doesn’t work. Your first instinct is that there is a problem with the plugin, but you don’t know how to be 100% sure…
While I don’t condone the use of Internet Explorer, I definitely have to agree with Microsoft on their campaign to eliminate the use of Internet Explorer 6.
Microsoft’s Internet Explorer has long been behind in web standards and has caused much grief to web designers the world over. So here are a few reasons why you should never use IE6…
WordPress is used in many different ways and it is not uncommon to find musicians or pod-casters who want to upload audio to their WordPress site. This is a quick guide to the basics of adding audio to your site. Continue reading