Advanced Topics

Moving WordPress

Whether you are moving WordPress to a new server or to a different location on your server, you don’t need to reinstall. WordPress is flexible […]

Audio Shortcode

The Audio feature allows you to embed audio files and play them back using a simple Shortcode. This was added as of WordPress 3.6 and […]

Optimization

Whether you run a high traffic WordPress installation or a small blog on a low cost shared host, you should optimize WordPress and your server […]

Editing wp-config.php

One of the most important files in your WordPress installation is the wp-config.php file. This file is located in the root of your WordPress file […]

Hardening WordPress

Security in WordPress is taken very seriously, but as with any other system there are potential security issues that may arise if some basic security […]

Nginx

While the LAMP stack (Linux + Apache + MySQL + PHP) is very popular for powering WordPress, it is also possible to use Nginx. WordPress […]

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 […]