Category: Security

Torque’s Social Hour: May 6th with Kathy Zant from Wordfence

Continuing our weekly series of live conversations, we hope you enjoy this week’s episode of Torque’s Social Hour. This week we talked with Kathy Zant, from Wordfence, about a recent uptick in WordPress site attacks, Wordfence’s documentary premiere at WCUS, and Doc tells some terrible puns. Be sure to catch next week’s episode live by…

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Torque’s Social Hour: April 22nd with Justin Channell

Continuing our weekly series of live conversations, we hope you enjoy this week’s episode of Torque’s Social Hour. In this week’s episode we talk with Justin Channell, from Sucuri, about security trends in 2020 and how to keep your WordPress page secure. Be sure to catch next week’s episode live by subscribing here. Our special…

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How to Manage Post-Launch Support for Clients

Most freelancers and web agencies focus 99% of their energy on finding new website projects and producing excellent work. But eventually, you have to address the question: how much support will you provide to clients after the website launches?  The answer can depend on a lot of factors, including your team size, resources, and your…

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How to Create and Customize a WordPress Child Theme

With everyone around the world self-isolating, it’s important to make sure your site is as optimized as possible. Now more than ever, you want people to come to the site and stick around. With WordPress, you can easily customize any aspect of your website, including the theme you use. However, tweaking its code directly can…

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3 Types of Hosting for Any Website Budget

One of the most challenging aspects of setting up a new website is choosing the right web host. If you’ve never done so before, the sheer range of hosting providers and plans available can be both intimidating and hard to navigate. The good news is that there’s a perfect hosting plan out there for you,…

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How To Enter Your SSH Passphrase Once

The idea behind have an SSH passphrase is security and I’m all for that. When it comes to working on a large project where you’re pulling updates from a repository and running composer update to make sure all of the associated packages are updated, it gets a little tedious, though.Assuming you’re comfortable with wanting to…

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The Difference in cURL and WordPress Requests

cURL is a very popular PHP library that I’ve referenced in several posts other posts (1 and 2, for example). And it’s one that I think should be reviewed, explored, and possibly used by anyone working in PHP (yes, even those working in WordPress).But because of the native WordPress APIs, we do have a level…

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