Tag Archives: security

Top 20 WordPress Plugins For Bloggers

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Plugins can add almost any imaginable functionality to your WordPress blog. With more than 23,000 free and 1000s of premium plugins available; life of a blogger has become very easy these days. I’m listing here – My collection of Top 20 WordPress Plugins for bloggers of every niche in 2014. Most of the plugins mentioned here are not only essential for every bloggers, but also the best in their respective categories like anti-spam, sitemap, security etc. 1. Akismet: The one […]

Add Favicon To WordPress Blog Easily

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A great favicon makes your blog standout from the herd and helps you in promoting your site in a big way. But before I will tell you How to add a favicon to WordPress blog in an easy way, I like to tell you – What a favicon can do for your blog or website? A favicon (short form of favorite icon) is a tiny graphic icon displayed next to the URL in the address bar, on tabs and on […]

Php Interview Questions and Answers – Part 5

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1- How to reset/destroy a cookie ? Reset a cookie by specifying expire time in the past: Example: setcookie(‘Test’,$i,time()-3600); // already expired time Reset a cookie by specifying its name only Example: setcookie(‘Test’); 2- What types of images that PHP supports ? Using imagetypes() function to find out what types of images are supported in your PHP engine. imagetypes() – Returns the image types supported. This function returns a bit-field corresponding to the image formats supported by the version of […]

PHP Security

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When it comes to PHP, some 99% of amateur sites and 60-70% of all sites use the professional scripting language called PHP. But is it safe to use PHP? Does the implementation of the language not have any gaps that are critical to the operation of our applications? But remember that security problems do not arise just from the language itself, but also from the programming skills of those who write PHP scripts. Of course, most of the errors can […]

Top 10 WordPress Plugins for Blogging in 2013

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WordPress plugins are meant to extend the functionalities of your WordPress blog. And, to achieve professional blogging success in 2013 you should use the best possible WordPress plugins available in the industry. After reviewing 100s of top plugins, I have hand-picked 10 Best WordPress Plugins to use in your blog for better results. The plugins I have mentioned below are Essential, and either Free or Cheaper (Premium). Which can be afforded by any blogger. BONUS: WPMU Dev Plugins (Premium) WPMU […]

Use CAPTCHA on Your Blog

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CAPTCHA stands for – Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart. Just like the name, it makes your blog visitors puzzle. Every time a visitor fill a verification form (figuring out the distorted text), it triggers a chemical reaction in the users’ Limbic System of the brain which analyzes all types of user experience and send  a signal to the memory area of the cerebral cortex. Finally, due to remembrance of poor usability factor, lot of […]

Safe way to Create Password – PHP

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As we know that password hashing is one of the most basic security considerations that must be made when designing any application that accepts passwords from users. Without hashing, any passwords that are stored in your application’s database can be stolen if the database is compromised, and then immediately used to compromise not only your application, but also the accounts of your users on other services, if they do not use unique passwords. By applying a hashing algorithm to your […]

Best Way to Prevent WordPress Spam Comment

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After tweaking codes to protect my blog from hackers and malicious bots, I wanted to prevent wordpress spam. My blogs have been receiving ton of spam and it gets annoying every time. By the way, I didn’t use Akismet until now. I know most of you do but Akismet alone can’t combat spam. I did some research, read some good posts written by others, and finally implemented whatever worked for me. I was a little ignorant last year; as a matter […]

WordPress Security Threats That Want You Know

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When it comes to my online activity, security is something I have always been fairly conscious of. But in my opinion, making sure that your WordPress site is secure is not something that you can ever do too much of. That fact was recently driven home to me when Limit Login Attempts (which I have installed on my blog) started reporting multiple login attempts from more than one IP address. I also discovered that someone had attempted to login to my Facebook account. With those recent […]

Tips to Secure your Facebook Account

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Facebook the Giant social networking site has recently overtaken the Google in Alexa rank. This clearly shows the dominance of Facebook on the world of internet. There are more than 955 million of users in Facebook according to the recent information. Providing security for all the users is a big challenge before the Facebook  Keeping it in mind Facebook has provided of many security layers and settings to its users. Irrespective of that thousands of Facebook accounts are getting hacked each and every day, just […]