Category: WordPress

  • One WordPress installation in two AWS EC2 regions

    One WordPress installation in two AWS EC2 regions

    Explore our quick guide on setting up WordPress in two separate AWS EC2 regions for enhanced performance and reliability. Learn step-by-step how to configure and manage WordPress instances across different geographic areas, ensuring a robust and efficient web presence.

  • Redirect a domain with SSL (http and https) with AWS S3 and CloudFront

    Redirect a domain with SSL (http and https) with AWS S3 and CloudFront

    “Learn how to redirect a domain seamlessly using AWS S3, CloudFront, and Route 53, ensuring both HTTP and HTTPS traffic is securely forwarded to your target domain with SSL encryption. Perfect for WordPress users seeking domain redirection solutions.

  • A story of WordPress – the state of installation

    A story of WordPress – the state of installation

    Introduction This blog is its own story. By this I mean that the posts on WordPress that appear here are actually tested and implemented on the blog itself. So, if the blog works or doesn’t, is usually a confirmation of whether the instructions you find here are proper or not as the case may be.…

  • Hardening Ubuntu Pro 22.04 with CIS Benchmarks

    Hardening Ubuntu Pro 22.04 with CIS Benchmarks

    This article will go through the basics of hardening a Ubuntu Pro 22.04 server using the CIS Benchmarks. As per Ubuntu documentation: Security Technical Implementation Guides like the CIS benchmark or DISA-STIG have hundreds of configuration recommendations, so hardening and auditing a Linux system manually can be very tedious. Ubuntu Security Guide (USG) is a new tool available with…

  • Yoast SEO Configuration in WordPress

    Yoast SEO Configuration in WordPress

    This article is looking at the specific configuration regarding hiding author information in WordPress in follow-up to an earlier article on improving WordPress security. If you use the Yoast SEO WordPress plugin, you may discover that depending on your settings, some information, such as the author name, may be exposed in various ways on your…

  • Adding AWS CloudFront and WAF to WordPress

    Adding AWS CloudFront and WAF to WordPress

    The article provides a step-by-step guide on enhancing a WordPress installation’s speed and security using AWS CloudFront and WAF. It begins by emphasizing the use of AWS CloudFront for speed improvement through its Content Delivery Network (CDN), particularly focusing on an HTTPS-only distribution.

  • Using Adobe Fonts on WordPress with Twenty Twenty-Three

    Using Adobe Fonts on WordPress with Twenty Twenty-Three

    This post illustrates a method to integrate Adobe Fonts with a WordPress site using the Twenty Twenty-Three theme. It outlines creating a Web Project on Adobe Fonts, linking the Adobe CSS file to WordPress, and adjusting CSS rules to apply Adobe fonts to desired elements on the site.

  • Securing Apache and PHP on Ubuntu 22.04

    Securing Apache and PHP on Ubuntu 22.04

    This post delves into enhancing your server’s security by tightening Apache and php.ini configurations. By embracing best practices and employing robust security measures, you can significantly mitigate risks and ensure a secure, reliable environment for your web applications. Learn the key steps to harden your Apache setup and optimize your php.ini configuration to thwart potential…

  • Securing your WordPress installation

    Securing your WordPress installation

    This post outlines steps to enhance WordPress security, like disabling the Theme and Plugin Editor, restricting PHP error reporting, protecting the .htaccess file, blocking access to specific files, and enabling 2-Factor Authentication (2FA) for login among others.