Monthly Archives: August 2013

#WordPress Security Tip – Add keys and salts to the wp-config.php file.

WordPress has 4 authentication keys and salts that adds extra security to your cookies and passwords. The default values are – define(‘AUTH_KEY’, ‘put your unique phrase here’); define(‘SECURE_AUTH_KEY’, ‘put your unique phrase here’); define(‘LOGGED_IN_KEY’, ‘put your unique phrase here’); define(‘NONCE_KEY’, … Continue reading

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#WordPress Security Tip – Enforce SSL for Login & Administration

To ensure that logins and/or administration always happens over SSL there are 2 settings that can be set in wp-config.php. To enforce logins over SSL add the following line- define(‘FORCE_SSL_LOGIN’, true); With this setting only the login will be over … Continue reading

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#WordPress Security Tip – Use Two-Factor Authentication

Use two-factor authentication to help strengthen the login process. Two-factor authentication means that you must provide something that you know (your password) and something that you have. There are several available such as – Yubikey Google Authenticator Duo Push In … Continue reading

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New series

Starting tomorrow I will be starting a series on WordPress security. It’s mainly going to be a collection of security-related settings/plugins/etc. that help to make WordPress more secure and robust. Stay tuned!

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Great Day Yesterday!

Yesterday was an awesome day! We were invited by friends to go with their family (and several other families) to her dad’s farm in northern Indiana. Started off the day with a huge feast of grilled fare including burgers (both … Continue reading

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