Recently one of our users asked us if it was possible to detect and display individual visitors’ IP address in WordPress. Our answer was of course it is. In this article, we will show you how to display user’s IP address in WordPress.
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Often WordPress hosting companies recommend that you install a plugin called Limit Login Attempts. We love, use, and recommend it to all of our users. However in some cases, Limit Login Attempt may lock you out too, if you entered the wrong password [Read More…]
Yesterday, we showed you how to temporarily redirect your visitors to a maintenance page in WordPress using popular plugins. That method is great, but some developers prefer to get their hands dirty by going the non-plugin route. Well in this article [Read More…]
Not too long ago, we showed you how and why you need to limit login attempts in WordPress. Shortly after pushing that article, we started seeing an influx in attacks on our site. We had 39 lockouts from various IP addresses in a matter of few hours. [Read More…]
If you have been surfing the web for a while, you have at least seen this error a few times. Error Establishing a Database Connection is one of those curses that could be caused by many reasons. As a WordPress beginner, this could be awfully frustrat [Read More…]
As you read the title, you are probably wondering isn’t the wp-admin directory already password protected. You are required to login right. Well that is true, but to add an additional layer of security popular sites often add an extra layer of [Read More…]
As we mentioned while using WordPress 2.8.3, our site was attacked in an attempt to hack into our WP-Admin folder. Thankfully WordPress has found the bug and released a security patch in WordPress 2.8.4, but this attack made us take extra security me [Read More…]