Category: Guides

How to optimize your MySQL tables for better performance

Even the simplest sites with low traffic numbers eventually need to optimize their MySQL tables for superior performance. The problem is that plug-and-play Content Management Systems like WordPress and Drupal often make back-end MySQL optimization a mystery to novice and even above-average webmasters. If you want to configure your site’s MySQL tables for the best […]

WordPress Dual Authentication Workarounds

A number of years ago, hundreds of thousands of WordPress sites around the world were successfully attacked by hackers who used computerized bots to penetrate websites via brute force attacks. They were successful by taking advantage of a vulnerability in the WordPress login authentication process. To prevent further attacks, nearly every web host offering WordPress […]

How to Add a Favicon in WordPress

Have you ever noticed that certain websites bookmarked in your web browser or saved to the main screen of your mobile device have customized icons attached to them? These are called favicons. They are icons chosen by the site developer to provide a unique image associated with that website. There are two things you should […]