Renaming WordPress admin user

Knowing how to do this is a critical part of securing your site against the newest brute force hacks The rapid growth and adoption of WordPress as a publishing platform means that there are many newcomers to our community So while this may be obvious to the many advanced users and developers on this list,.

Increased brute force attacks on wordpress websites

You may have seen the news reports during the last 72+ hours about a “massive” “global” “distributed” brute force attack on WordPress systems. Brute force attacks are ongoing, and this is simply an increase in frequency. To protect yourself, make sure all default accounts like “admin” have been deleted or renamed and that your passwords.

PHP 5.3.17 and 5.4.7 released

Overnight new versions of php were released fixing over 20 bugs as below: 5.3.17 Core Fixed bug (segfault while build with zts and GOTO vm-kind) Fixed bug #62955 (Only one directive is loaded from “Per Directory Values” Windows registry) Fixed bug #62763 (register_shutdown_function and extending class) Fixed bug #62744 (dangling pointers made by zend_disable_class) Fixed.

New wordpress release 3.4.2

On September 6, 2012, WordPress 3.4.2 was released to the public. This is a maintenance and security update. For version 3.4.2, the-

Remove the header text on the wordpress suffusion theme

If you use the suffusion team and are looking how to remove the header text you may spend a long time looking through the suffusion options to try to find it. It’s easy enough to remove the image that the text is removed by going to appearance -> themes Header Under Header text check off.

WordPress uploads not accessible on iis 7-7.5

We were getting a problem with images that were getting uploaded in wordpress. The image would upload correctly but when you tried to browse the file you would get an error saying that permission is denied. If you went to the image on the server directly it was not accessible without changing permissions. After pulling.