Advanced Topics

Brute Force Attacks

Unlike hacks that focus on vulnerabilities in software, a Brute Force Attack aims at being the simplest kind of method to gain access to a […]

htaccess

The .htaccess is a distributed configuration file, and is how Apache handles configuration changes on a per-directory basis. WordPress uses this file to manipulate how […]

Administration Over SSL

To easily enable (and enforce) WordPress administration over SSL, there are two constants that you can define in your site’s wp-config.php file. It is not […]

Multisite Network Administration

Once you’ve created a Multisite Network, there are some additional things you might need to know about advanced administration, due to the additional complexity of […]

Two Step Authentication

Also known as Two-Factor Authentication. Two-step authentication is showing up all over the Internet as more sites look for better ways to secure logins, which […]

Installing WordPress in your language

Note: This article is about displaying the WordPress Administrative “back-end” in your language. If you are looking for information on how to localize your “front-end” […]

Custom Fields

WordPress has the ability to allow post authors to assign custom fields to a post. This arbitrary extra information is known as metadata. This metadata […]

Post Status

Posts in WordPress can have one of a number of statuses. The status of a given post determines how WordPress handles that post. For instance, […]

Post Types

WordPress houses lots of different types of content and they are divided into something called Post Types´╗┐. A single item is called a post however […]

Backing Up Your Database

It is strongly recommended that you backup your database at regular intervals and before an upgrade. Restoring your database from backup is then possible if […]