WordPress 4.7.x: Issues Uploading Images (or other media)

On Friday, February 10th 2017, one of our multi-site WordPress installs began giving errors when attempting to upload media (images, etc.) and would not allow uploads. “docname.png” has failed to upload. Sorry, this file type is not permitted for security reasons. After a big of Googling and reading, I found a post that helped. It … Read moreWordPress 4.7.x: Issues Uploading Images (or other media)

How I Got Faster Hosting for Less

Amidst the current economic downturn, the changes to Google AdSense, and the ShellShock debacle, I decided it was time to find a better hosting solution. I had been hearing a lot about A2 Hosting’s Optimized WordPress Hosting. Like all things A2, trying this hosting service is risk-free! In the past, I used an A2 VPS … Read moreHow I Got Faster Hosting for Less

Why you need the Limit Login Attempts plugin for your WordPress site

A few months ago, there was a big commotion raised on the net about not using admin as a username for WordPress sites.  As I worked on increasing security on our WordPress sites, I found the Limit Login Attempts plugin. Update: 23 February 2018: The Limit Login Attempts plugin is no longer maintained.  I suggest … Read moreWhy you need the Limit Login Attempts plugin for your WordPress site

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I’m fairly new to WordPress.  I had played with WordPress MU a bit, but did not start learning WordPress in depth until about a month ago. In that month, I’ve learned a bit about developing WordPress themes. Yesterday, I learned something new and valuable . . . I figured I’d share it. I used the … Read moreWordPress Text Widget and id=