What does Social.png hack mean in WordPress

You must have heard about the social.png hack or crypto PHP hack. What is this hack exactly? Well, the hacker has this file called social.png and it looks like an image file but is actually an executable PHP code. They get access to your website because your website contains that file. Now the question is how do they get that file

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How to Prevent Directory Browsing in your WordPress Site

How to stop search engines from indexing your directories? Well, there are two separate steps-one is done via the  htaccess file and the other one is done via robots.txt file. First, you got to know why you wanna do this. In WordPress plugins and themes are outdated and there are security vulnerabilities that hackers take advantage of. So if a hacker

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How to create a WordPress Child Theme in just 30 minutes

Everybody wants to tweak their theme a little bit. But the problem becomes when you are tweaking your theme directly and the developer releases an update where there’s a chance that the files you are working with, gets updated. When this happens your tweaks will be gone. In that case, you will have to redo everything. Why to create child

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Complete HTML to WordPress Migration Guide

In order to make content management and publishing easy on the web, static HTML website owners are flocking in droves to brilliant, feature packed and dynamic content management systems and platforms like WordPress. The free open source software lets you build, customize and go live with a fully fledged website without so much as glance at a code. In that context,

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Best WordPress Form Builder Plugin: Gravity Forms

Gravity Forms is the best form builder plugin for WordPress. It has so many features that it is not possible to cover all of them in a single post. If you already have a license for Gravity Forms then you can understand how powerful and flexible this form builder is. In this article, I will try to touch upon the main features that

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Top 10 HTML to WordPress Conversion Service Providers 2016

WordPress is one of the most successful CMS at the present time. It provides a long list of features to the site owners and that is why it empowers a very large number of newly developed websites. It has become increasingly popular among the developers and business owners around the world. Considering the benefits of WordPress, a lot of site

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What do Cross-site Scripting Attacks mean in WordPress

Essentially a hacker tricks a trusted website into putting malicious code onto their visitors computers and browsers. If a website has this vulnerability and a hacker discovers that they usually exploit this vulnerability via links. This link has a script in it and when someone clicks on that link the script goes to the XSS vulnerable website and then the

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How to Avoid Duplicate Content with the Right WordPress URL settings

You need to make sure that the URL settings in the WordPress site are set properly and working properly because if it’s not, there is a potential for duplicate content problems on your WordPress site which as you may or may not know can incur the wrath of a Google Penalty because they don’t like duplicate content. What is Duplicate

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Top 10 WordPress Widgets that Bloggers must Know

Widgets allow you to add static and dynamic content to different areas of your WordPress theme such as your sidebar, header, and footer which makes it one of the best features of WordPress. Widgets allow you to easily customize your site layout. There are many WordPress plugins and themes that allow you to add different widgets that provide some cool

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Why you should use WordPress for making your E-commerce Site

Let’s be honest. There is no comparison, because, oh puh-lease. WooCommerce already powers 30% of all online stores and leaves other eCommerce platforms so far behind that it would be pointless anyway. Yes, Magento and Shopify are made especially for eCommerce, but when they are as easy to work with and as well loved as WordPress, then we’ll have grounds

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