Akismet still offers free accounts for personal sites and blogs, but has made it a little harder to figure out how to get one. Here’s an illustrated step-by-step to guide you on how to get a free Akismet API key. What is Akismet? Akismet is a free WordPress plugin from Automattic (the company that created… [Continue]
WordPress security may seem boring when compared to the marketing or promotion of your blog, but it is so important and a subject near and dear to my heart. Learn more about how you can take control of your site's security with these tutorials and reviews.
How to Fix Mixed Content
Today’s topic is how to fix mixed content errors on your site. Mixed content is an HTTPS error that occurs when an HTTPS page attempts to serve an HTTP resource, such as an image, video, stylesheet, iframe, or script. I have marked my favorite tools with a . Earlier this week, I posted Part 1:… [Continue]
How to Find Mixed Content
Today’s topic is how to find mixed content errors on your WordPress site. Mixed content is an HTTPS error that occurs when an HTTPS page attempts to serve an HTTP resource, such as an image, video, stylesheet, iframe, or script. I have marked my favorite tools with a . Later this week, I will post… [Continue]
Checklist: Before Moving to HTTPS
This is a checklist of tasks to do AFTER your SSL certificate has been installed, and BEFORE you start your site’s conversion from HTTP to HTTPS. When done correctly, the move to HTTPS will take a few hours. But you can reduce your headaches if you gather some information before you start. To Use a… [Continue]