How to clean your hacked WordPress site?
Your site is hacked. What to do next? A lot of people will tell you just to restore a backup. But what most people do not take into account is that the original hack and the deployment of all malware isn’t always on the very same moment. There’s a trend (that has surfaced and increased…
Improving WordPress security with the .htaccess
In this article I’ll share some of the security tweaks I tend to add to the .htaccess to improve security of the WordPress-installation. Hide the wp-config.php file Since the wp-config.php file contains our database credentials, we do not want this file to be accessible, PERIOD. So by adding this snippet to our .htaccess file we…
Using WordPress as a static site generator
This weekend I spoke at WordCamp Nijmegen in The Netherlands. Below you can find my slides for that presentation. Using WordPress as a Static Site Generator from Brecht Ryckaert