WordPress Maintenance Checklist: The Ultimate List of Tips, Tools, and Best Practices

Just today I was meeting with two of our clients about their WordPress installations. I’m pretty vendor-agnostic about content management systems. WordPress’s overall popularity has really helped it since most third-parties will integrate with it, and the themes and plugin ecosystem is as good as you can get. I’ve developed quite a few WordPress plugins, myself, to assist our clients and support the ecosystem. That said, it’s not without its issues, though. Because it’s such

How to Check, Remove, and Prevent Malware from Your WordPress Site

This week was pretty busy. One of the non-profits that I know found themselves in quite a predicament – their WordPress site was infected with malware. The site was hacked and scripts executed on visitors that did two different things: Tried to infect Microsoft Windows with malware. Redirected all users to a site that utilized JavaScript to harness the visitor’s PC to mine cryptocurrency. I discovered the site was hacked when I visited it after