Hacker Sets Up Hidden Canadian Pharma Pages on WordPress

A client contacted me this afternoon saying that Google was showing that their website had been hacked underneath their search result. This was odd to say the least. New clients will occasionally call us to help clean up a website that has already been hacked, but this was the first time we’ve had one on […]

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Hack Cleanup: Pharma Link Spam Embedded in WordPress

A client called us today saying Cialis had taken over his website. Well not literally, but the keeping-it-up drug was suddenly getting prominent ad space in the header of his website just below the search bar. Our client didn’t wake up one morning and decide to start spreading the word about the cure for a […]

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Using .htaccess & .htpasswd to Defend WordPress Against Brute Force Attacks

So how scummy are spammers? What kind of low rent individual decides to devote their life to the pursuit of spamming websites? Yesterday, like countless days before it, some scum sucking individual decided to point a botnet at one of our sites and effectively tried to hammer it open with an absolute flood of traffic, […]

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How to Remove Product Page Links from Your WooCommerce Store

I’ve gotta say WooCommerce is a pretty nice platform for setting up a web store within WordPress. We’ve worked with several eCommerce solutions over the years, but keep gravitating back to WooCommerce. Sure, its got its quirks like everyone else, but at the end of the day you can usually get the job done. The […]

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Display Only Certain Categories or Single Post on Home Page in WordPress

WordPress is, well, the cats pajamas. For your interesting factoid of the day, cats pajamas was used by hipsters in the 1920s to refer to a person who was the best at what they do. I really can’t heave enough accolades on the platform, or its open source community. Though WordPress is painfully easy to […]

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