You may have heard about the massive security threat toward Joomla and WordPress sites. (If not WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN???) There are lots of posts around the web on the subject, but not a lot of answers to “well, how do I change my username from admin?” This post answers that question. Answer 1: You don’t… Continue reading Holy Botnet, Batman! How do I change my admin username?
The first rule of functions is that they should be small. The second rule of functions is that they should be smaller than that. Functions should not be 100 lines long. Functions should hardly ever be 20 lines long. What Constitutes Clean Code in WordPress? – @tommcfarlin (original quote from Clean Code by Bob Martin)
class=”aligncenter” Once upon a time, a long time ago, you could buy a new computer and not have to worry about what type of virus scan software you needed to load onto it. Firewalls were things only extreme geeks and intrepid hackers knew anything about. Adware, spyware and malware weren’t even words. Those days are… Continue reading Keeping your website safe
Recently, there was a malicious attack on GoDaddy-hosted sites. It’s tough to track down the exact date of the original attack — I was first able to find a mention of it on Slashdot from 4/26, and I found a topic in the WordPress support forums that supported that approximate time. However, I also found… Continue reading GoDaddy-hosted sites at risk — WordPress, Joomla!, Pligg, ZenCart, others…