In this episode of Ask Paulie Anything, we discuss the merits of changing your WordPress database prefix, in terms of security hardening.
Shield Security v6.7 brings with it integration for the new WordPress privacy and GDPR controls, as well as a brand-new security dashboard for all your site security needs – we’re calling it “Insights”.
The #1 most important service for any domain is DNS. It’s the foundation of everything you run off your domains (website, email, etc). Separating DNS from the rest of your infrastructure is a critical way to increase reliability and speed for your domain services [Ask Paulie Anything, Episode 7]
How do you know when you’re being attacked by bots and when you’re just getting a lot of repetitive traffic? Nobody knows without looking at the data. It’s your job to know, however. You need to know what is normal behaviour and activity on your site. [Ask Paulie Anything, Episode 6]
WordPress offers PHP constant WP_MEMORY_LIMIT to let admins set the maximum memory available to PHP processes. This doesn’t speed up or slow down your site in any way. We discuss what WP_MEMORY_LIMIT is and how it works. [Ask Paulie Anything, Episode 5]
The question of whether inactive WordPress plugins are a security risk is a common one. We answer this question and demonstrate that while inactive WordPress plugins are not typically a problem, there’s no good reason to run the risk. [Ask Paulie Anything, Episode 4]
What is the best version of PHP to run your WordPress site on? 7.2? How can you go about getting your WordPress site to run the latest version of PHP without breaking your theme and plugins? [Ask Paulie Anything, Episode 3]
In this video we discuss SSL and its affect on Google rankings and backlinks. Does not having SSL on the links’ source websites negatively affect your Google SEO rankings? [Ask Paulie Anything, Episode 2]
This is an introductory video to Ask Paulie Anything were we touch on the EU GDPR and also a little bit of background on Paulie himself, where he started, and where he’s going with the One Dollar Plugin. [Ask Paulie Anything, Episode 1]
We often get asked, ‘Can Shield protect my site against brute force attacks on my login’? The short answer is: “Yes, and no”