Protect your WP

WordPress is without doubt the most popular CMS at this moment in time, dwarfing other options such as Joomla and Drupal.

While this is a good thing for WordPress, it now has a very large and active community contributing plug-ins, themes and fixes, but with this growth it now also has its bad points … When anything becomes this big, people will find ways to attack the CMS in question for whatever reason they see fit.

Our job as WordPress users (aside from contributing to the WordPress community) is keeping our installs safe from people we do not want to access our sites.

There are numerous plug-ins to help shore up our WordPress defenses such as Login LockDown which records IP address and blocks them after a set number of login attempts which helps against brute force attacks.

Another is WP Security Scan which checks your install for vulnerabilities and suggests possible methods for fixing anything it may find.

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Installing Apache, MySQL Postfix and Dovecot on CentOS 6.x

CentOS Webserver 6.x

First off folks, this is entry level tutorial for users who are new to CentOS or are Migrating from Ubuntu.

Installing a webserver on CentOS is very easy and require very little experience.

The article assumes you have CentOS installed and that your system is connected to the internet.
It also assumes you have root access through SSH.

Each install comprises Three Steps
1. Installation
2. Activation (so it is on if you reboot your server)
3. and Starting, Stoping or Restarting the Service

This tutorial uses the Yum Archive Manager

Installing Apache
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Installing Mysql
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Install PHP
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Install Postfix
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Block Proxy Access WordPress

It may be impossible to block 100% proxy visits for your site but you can block most of them and in this tutorial you will learn how to control proxy access with php and .htaccess. Keep in mind that not all proxies are evils so only use this technique if you are sure you know anyone bad is visiting your site with proxy.Open your Online Web Host Cpanel account and open the root .htaccess file for your WordPress installation and after beneath all existing rules lets add the given code below
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Installing WordPress

What you Need:

- WordPress Files - Filezilla -Database

Uploading Files

  1. Extract the zip file that you downloaded to a folder on your computer

  2. Open Filezilla and connect to your sites FTP Account (You can find this in your website control panel on your host)

  3. Browse to the extracted files on your computer

  4. Highlight all files and folders

  5. Drag the highlighted files from Local Site to Remote Site

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Top 3rd Party Commenting Systems

Comment Systems

These 3rd party commenting systems do more than just allowing visitors and readers to drop comments. Most of them support comprehensive comment managing backend, spam control, blacklist/ whitelist management, integration with social media, theme customization and much more.

Today, I’m going to bring to your awareness three of the most commonly used (by bloggers and site owners) 3rd party commenting and discussion systems, respectively Disqus, IntenseDebate and LiveFyre. I’ll also discuss some of their key features, what I like and what I think they may lack of. Lastly, at the end of each, I have also thrown in a couple of useful links for your reference.

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Shimmie Development 17:16, 5 September 2013 (EDT)17:16, 5 September 2013 (EDT)17:16, 5 September 2013 (EDT)Glittered (talk) 17:16, 5 September 2013 (EDT) This is the main branch of Shimmie, if you know anything at all about running websites, this is the version to use. Alternatively if you want a version that will never have significant changes, check out one of the versioned branches.

Requirements 17:16, 5 September 2013 (EDT)17:16, 5 September 2013 (EDT)~~ MySQL 5.1+ (with experimental support for PostgreSQL 8+ and SQLite 3) PHP 5.3+ GD or ImageMagick

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