This blog post originally appeared on the JustGiving blog. What would you expect to happen when you sign up to 100 charity email lists? Given that email works really well for online fundraising as well as supporter and donor engagement, as Ell Pike’s post a couple of weeks ago showed, I’d expected to be inundated […]
Knowing which version of WordPress you are running can be very valuable to hackers – they’ll know if you’re keeping your site up to date or if it’s an older version and therefore more vulnerable. You can prevent it from being seen in your site’s source code by adding this code into your functions.php file:
One common way of hacking WordPress websites is to first of all identify a list of usernames in use on the site, and then to carry out a brute force attack by trying common passwords in combination with the usernames used to access the site. It’s possible to stop both the usernames being easily discovered, […]
The excerpt in WordPress is space for a short summary of content for posts. It’s enabled by default – though you might need to click on Screen Options and click the Excerpt box to enable it. Excerpts are also available to use for pages – but they’re not usually enabled by default. But if you […]
This is a presentation I gave at the Campaigning Forum in Oxford in March 2017.