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WordPress 3.1.3 Adds Improved Security

WordPress 3.1.3 Adds Improved Security

WordPress just released their latest open source version 3.1.3 yesterday, and this new update has several added security improvements. If you haven’t upgraded, please do so, but backup your WordPress before upgrading to any newer versions. WordPress Added Security Prevent sniffing out user names of non-authors by using canonical redirects. Improves file upload security on […]

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Best SEO WordPress Plug-in

Best SEO WordPress Plug-in

I have used the All in One SEO plug-in for WordPress for a long time, but I found that SEO Ultimate has a greater feature set and it eliminates duplicate content by implementing canonical URLs. What is a Canonical URL? The Canonical URL tag attribute is like a 301 redirect without redirecting visitors to a […]

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Brute Force Password Attacks Common for Hackers

Brute Force Password Attacks Common for Hackers

Hackers, and I’m not talking about the ethical kind, have developed many password hack tools that can easily get at your personal data. And the main impediment standing between your information remaining safe, or leaking out, is the password you choose. One of the simplest ways to gain access to your information is through the […]

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How to Configure Friendly URLs for WordPress

How to Configure Friendly URLs for WordPress

It’s simple to configure friendly URLs on a self hosted WordPress blog. It will also improve your Search Engine Optimization. Why have Friendly URLs? Dirty URLs Complex, hard-to-read URLs are often dubbed dirty URLs because they tend to be littered with punctuation and identifiers that are at best irrelevant to the ordinary user. Example: http://www.techjaws.com/?p=123 […]

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Creating a Google SiteMap for WordPress

The Sitemap Protocol allows you to inform search engines about URLs on your websites that are available for crawling. In its simplest form, a Sitemap that uses the Sitemap Protocol is an XML file that lists URLs for a site. The protocol was written to be highly scalable so it can accommodate sites of any […]

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Link Juice is Good for You!

Link Juice is Good for You!

How often do you comment on blogs? Did you know this is a good practice for a couple of reasons? Quality comments can gain fans and or followers Do-Follow blogs provide backlinks (Great for Google PR) Do Follow is an action a blogger implements to remove the attribute rel=”nofollow” from their blog. This can be […]

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The Best of WordPress Plug-ins

There are many bloggers that use WordPress. If you have a self hosted WordPress theme than you need to download and install the plug-ins below. They’re specific to SEO, Pagerank, Performance, Backup, and Statistics. The Plug-ins: SEO Title Tag: The most import plug-in for SEO (Search Engine Optimzation). This little plug-in re-writes your title tags […]

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