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Add extra security to your WordPress Admin directory

by | Blog | 27th May, 2013

Recently there has been a spate of distributed <span id="urn:enhancement-aa3e88a9-f945-474f-42c9-92302c69767c" class="textannotation disambiguated wl-thing wl-no-link" itemid="http://data.wordlift.io/wl0226/entity/brute-force_attack">brute force</span> attempts against <span id="urn:enhancement-6abb5a1b-62ca-43be-2435-263c328ed2b9" class="textannotation disambiguated wl-thing wl-no-link" itemid="http://data.wordlift.io/wl0226/entity/wordpress_2">WordPress</span> websites. The way this works is, a network of “drones” attempt to log into your WordPress website using common usernames and passwords. If you have...

Let Google handle your email by changing your MX records.

by | Blog | 1st November, 2012

If, like many of our clients, you like the convenience of receiving all of your <span id="urn:enhancement-f1ebc86d-4525-7b2a-dbf6-468d695e8a0f" class="textannotation disambiguated wl-thing wl-no-link" itemid="http://data.wordlift.io/wl0226/entity/email">emails</span> over at gmail.com, you may well have signed up for <span id="urn:enhancement-0ebb299d-3693-e64d-1541-dccdf45a22ec" class="textannotation disambiguated wl-organization wl-no-link" itemid="http://data.wordlift.io/wl0226/entity/google_2">Google</span> Apps, and wish to use Gmail to get your "yourname@yourdomain.com" emails. In order...