Posts Tagged ‘security’

HTTP or HTTPS? What on earth is the difference?


Before trying to answer the question we should perhaps differentiate between http and https. Http stands for hypertext transfer protocol. It is the protocol used for transferring data from the web to a browser when viewing web pages. When using http, data is not encrypted when it’s transferred. This means that third parties can easily…

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Changing Your WordPress Password


Last week we looked at how you could change your WordPress username.  As promised we will look at how to change your WordPress password this week. Believe it or not changing your password is easier than changing your username! To change your password your need to login to your WordPress site and on the left hand panel you…

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Changing Your WordPress Username


When you first set up your WordPress site the default administrative username is admin. This can make your site much more vulnerable to hacking since the first username that an automated “bot” will try is admin. To change the username of your WordPress site simply follow these steps …

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