Things to Try When You Accidentally Break Your WordPress Website

If you’re running a website on the self-hosted version of WordPress, you probably know how easy it is to break it. You might install a plugin that conflicts with another. You might add or remove code that stops your site from functioning properly. You might disable a feature you like simply by switching themes. All …

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What is WordPress?

WordPress is free open source software used to build websites, blogs and apps. You probably know this already. So let’s take a look at WordPress in a bit more detail. In the web design industry, WordPress is what’s known as a content management system (CMS). It uses a coding language called PHP. Do you need to …

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The Hidden Dangers of the WordPress Admin User

If you use the default WordPress username – admin – on a self-hosted site, you should seriously consider deleting it as you are potentially leaving your site open to hackers. Don’t worry – you can switch all posts assigned to admin to another user…more on how to do that further down the page. In 2013, …

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