What is AutoSSL?

AutoSSL is a free alternative to paid SSL certificates. With AutoSSL, your sites are automatically secured with a free, Domain Validated (DV) SSL certificate by Sectigo. Your SSL certificate stays up-to-date and auto-renews on your behalf. Is there a limit to how many of my sites use AutoSSL? Any domain associated with an AutoSSL account gets an SSL certificate by…

Different Methods of Changing WordPress Password

Different Methods of Changing WordPress Password

There are several ways to change your WordPress password. Typically you can perform this from within your WordPress dashboard. If you cannot access your WordPress dashboard then there are some alternatives as well. 1. Change your WordPress password in the Dashboard You can update your WordPress password from within the Dashboard. You must know your current password to use these…

How to Check & Protect your Website from Malicious Redirects?

How to Check & Protect your Website from Malicious Redirects?

If attackers compromise your website, they might insert malicious code that redirects visitors to phishing or malware sites. Or they might also lure visitors to the malicious redirects with spam email. Those messages can be something as simple as: Subject: Hello! Body: News: http://[your domain name]/jyl/wnews.php If you see messages like this about your own site, you should review your website content…

What is an SSL Certificate?

What is an SSL Certificate & How does it Work?

An SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) certificate is a digital certificate that authenticates the identity of a website and encrypts information sent to the server using SSL technology. Encryption is the process of scrambling data into an undecipherable format that can only be returned to a readable format with the proper decryption key. A certificate serves as an electronic “passport” that…

How to Improve WordPress Website Security | Hosting Column

How to Improve WordPress Website Security

Making your WordPress site secure is one best ways to ensure it’s safe from common malicious attacks. There are multiple ways to secure your site and some options may not work with certain plugins, themes, or hosting accounts. Here are the options to improve the security of your WordPress website Security improvement performed through the Sucuri Security plug-in. Security improvement…

Redirect a WordPress Website to HTTPS

How to Redirect a WordPress Website to HTTPS for Linux Hosting

After installing an SSL certificate on your Linux Hosting account, there are some modifications you’ll need to make to.htaccess file to automatically redirect visitors to the HTTPS version of a WordPress website.  Note: These instructions don’t apply to Managed WordPress accounts with an SSL certificate as it automatically takes care of HTTPS redirection after installing the certificate. Log into your WordPress Dashboard. Hover over Settings on…

My Website is Hacked. What Should I Do?

My Website is Hacked. What Should I Do?

A hacked website is really frustrating – it is troublesome for its business and visitors, and removing a hack can be time-consuming. Let’s go through the fastest and easiest way to fix a hacked website. 1. Let’s check for warnings If you’ve seen “This site contains malware” or “The site ahead contains harmful programs” in connection with your site, there’s…