What to do BEFORE you install WordPress

Gregg Banse WordPress Installation 3 Comments

Have you noticed how software authors and online service providers are very clear about where their responsibility begins and ends? I don’t fault them. It’s good business to be clear. But it doesn’t help a user that’s struggling to figure out what to do. The WordPress install itself is extremely easy BUT it depends on having a place to install …

3 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Hack WordPress

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Let’s face it – we’re human. We’re curious, and we think know better. And if we’re guys, well, do I really need to mention asking for directions or taking things apart? I for one took apart my mother’s brand new Hoover vacuum cleaner when I was 13 – and couldn’t put it back together again. She was not happy. I …

Is WordPress Secure?

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I’ve heard and read over and over again how WordPress is insecure, hackable, and sub-standard. I never fully believed it but still, I had that nagging question of “what if?” So I decided to see if I could get a clear answer. I started the way I often do, I put the question to the community on Webmaster World. I …