Security

These days, WordPress security, or website security in general, should be taken care of. With https being a ranking factor, and brute force attacks on websites happening on an hourly basis, it makes all the sense in the world to secure your website. Here are some articles we did on the subject.

Moving your website to HTTPS / SSL: tips and tricks

12 July 2017 by Jimmy Comack - 26 Comments

In 2014, we decided to switch over to the (now) commonly-used HTTPS protocol to encrypt sensitive data that’s being sent across our website. This post describes some useful tips based on our own experiences that might come in handy if you’re considering switching.  A little backstory Back in 2014 HTTPS became a hot-topic after the …

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My bullets are green, but my post doesn’t rank?!

25 January 2017 by Marieke van de Rakt - 11 Comments

The Yoast SEO plugin helps you to easily optimize the text of your post. This could definitely result in higher rankings. But unfortunately, green bullets do not magically put you on top of the search results. In this post, I’ll discuss a number of possible reasons why a post doesn’t rank, even though the text has …

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Managing a growing blog: technical SEO

27 January 2016 by Marieke van de Rakt - 15 Comments

As a blog starts growing, you’ll need to do more things to keep the technical aspects of your SEO covered. The first thing you should do, whether your blog is big or small, is installing our Yoast SEO plugin. That pretty much covers everything concerning technical SEO. We made it that simple. But, as your blog or …

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WordPress security and Sucuri

20 November 2014 by Michiel Heijmans

When comparing WordPress to other website management platforms, people that favor other platforms tend to mock WordPress’ security. With the huge user base WordPress has, it’s not unlikely that hackers target WordPress websites. But that for sure doesn’t mean that WordPress is insecure per se! Actually, there is a lot that can be done to make it even more …

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Regular security audits: taking our responsibility

4 August 2014 by Joost de Valk - 24 Comments

Today, we’re announcing that we have partnered with Sucuri, in the interest of pro-actively securing our plugins. As our plugins run on more and more sites, we have a responsibility towards our users and the web at large to make sure that we do our utmost to make sure our code doesn’t make them vulnerable.* We’ve …

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