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[18 Jan 2009 | 2 Comments | ]
3 Plugins to Secure your WordPress Login

I was browsing through the long list of WordPress plugins, looking for some good ones our site should have and I found 3 really cool ones that make your WordPress admin panel super secure.
First plugin you should install on your WordPress installation is Limit Login Attempts. This plugin tracks the number of times a user gets his username and password combination incorrect, and after a defined amount of attempts, it will lock, log, and email the WordPress administrator about it. This means brute-force attacks will be more difficult (still possible …

[17 Jan 2009 | 6 Comments | ]
Introducing WordPress TV

WordPress, one of the internet’s most popular blogging platforms, has just rolled out with a website which helps users setup WordPress installations, gives tutorials on WordPress, and also shows you around the platform to get you started. It also gives guides to pre-installed blogs at WordPress.com.
Introducing WordPress.tv. It also includes video tutorials so you don’t have to go reading any complicated ones. WordPress.tv helps you start blogging in no time.
Also stay updated with the WordPress.tv blog.
- Travis Cunningham

[15 Jan 2009 | 9 Comments | ]
WordPress.com Uses LiteSpeed and Nginx

There have been some rumors spreading about WordPress.com switching over to Nginx from Litespeed and discontinuing the use of Litespeed web server. If you view the server headers that are returned from WordPress.com, you will see it uses Nginx as the front end.
A code vulnerability was released that allowed a bad request to be sent to any server running Litespeed and it would show the source code of PHP pages. It has been patched since, but the response from a bad server request returns a “400 Bad Request” which also …