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Visit website and download.gz Pops Up

On server: GZip and WP Super Cache This happens when apache2 on the server is configured to GZip at page load time. This results in double-compression. Disabling WP Super Cache compression fixes the issue. Just let GZip compress the pages. Uncheck this: Compress pages so they’re served more quickly to visitors. (Recommended) You can leave it […]

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BBQ Pro takes firewall security to the next level

BBQ Pro helps keep your WordPress site safe and secure by blocking bad requests. This helps to conserve precious server resources like memory and bandwidth.BBQ Pro runs silently in the background, checking all incoming traffic and blocking any URI requests that contain nasty stuff like eval(, base64_, and other malicious nonsense. Scans virtually everything Scans […]

WPScan Vulnerability Database a New WordPress Security Resource

WordPress’ popularity as a content management system (44 percent of CMS market share) is matched in parallel by the number of security vulnerabilities afflicting the open source platform, as well as its versatile plug-ins and themes. It’s not unlikely that a developer may be at a loss as to the security of a particular plug-in, […]

WordPress.com Parent Automattic Raises $160 Million, Valued at $1.16 Billion

Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com and other Web publishing tools, has raised $160 million from investors, including Insight Venture Partners, CEO Matt Mullenweg confirmed. The round values the nine-year-old company at $1.16 billion, after the investment, which is its first since it raised $12 million in 2008. According to a blog post by Mullenweg, the […]

Increase the Maximum File Upload Size in WordPress

Depending on the web hosting company you choose and the package you select, you will see maximum file upload limit on your Media Uploader page in WordPress. For some it is as low as 5MB which is clearly not enough for media files like (audio / video). Most pictures are under 5MB, so it is […]

WooBrands – Allows customers to filter products by brand

A must have WooCommerce plugin have if you have more than one brand on your eCommerce site. Create, assign and list product brands The brands extension for WooCommerce allows you to create brands for your shop; each brand can be named, described and assigned an image. Brands can then be: Listed, indexed, on a page […]

UpdraftPlus – Backup / Restore / Clone plugin for WordPress

UpdraftPlus simplifies backups (and restoration). Backup into the cloud (Amazon S3 (or compatible), Dropbox, Google Drive, Rackspace Cloud, DreamObjects, FTP, SFTP, SCP, WebDAV and email) and restore with a single click. Backups of files and database can have separate schedules. Top-quality: UpdraftPlus is the highest-ranking backup plugin on rankwp.com (ranks in the top 50 out […]

Revolution Slider: What Makes This WordPress Plugin So Great

Slider Revolution is a fully developed slide displaying system offering the capability to show images, videos and captions paired with simple, modern and fancy 3D transitions. On top of that, Slider Revolution is fully responsive and mobile optimized and can take on any dimensions. The Most Popular Plugin on Envato Slider Revolution is currently the […]

Increase your WordPress website speed with WP Super Cache

This plugin generates static html files from your dynamic WordPress blog. After a html file is generated your webserver will serve that file instead of processing the comparatively heavier and more expensive WordPress PHP scripts. The static html files will be served to the vast majority of your users, but because a user’s details are […]