Category Archives: WordPress

Test websites integrity from Attacks

Sucuri gave a webinar today and the mentioned http://www.virustotal.com for checking to see if your site is blacklisted.   https://sitecheck.sucuri.net      

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White Label CMS – Brand WordPress CMS as your own

There is some much to learn and know about the various CMS systems out there. While working on a customers WordPress site I noticed how well the site was branded by the company that built it. I was Word-Im-Pressed for … Continue reading

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[Solved] – Akeeba for WordPress – The output directory is not writable

I had to move a WordPress site from a test server to my localhost. When I finished my changes I went to run an Akeeba backup, but got the error that the default directory wasn’t writable. I found this article … Continue reading

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Solved – WordPress / Gravity Forms and Office 365 Not Receiving Emails

We had a customer move their email to Office 365. They realized they weren’t getting emails from the website anymore. Three people in the company with the same domain name in their email ( ie: @somecompany.com ) were included in … Continue reading

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Get Geo Coordinates from Google Maps

I needed the Longitude and Latitude for a map plugin in a website. I had the address. I had used Google maps before to get the longitude and latitude but things have changed since then. The following article helped me. … Continue reading

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Hively Customer Feedback – tried it, liked it.

I recently used Securi to clean a wordpress site. If you have never used I would highly recommend them. They were fast and through. When the job was complete they had a “how did we do” box at the bottom … Continue reading

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Preview your godaddy website before a domain transfer

We often build a clients site on a hosting account where the domainĀ  name hasn’t been transferred or the DNS has been pointed to the new hosting. A common way to solve this issue is to modify your host file … Continue reading

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What is SEO poisoning?

I found the following article that introduced me to the term “SEO poisoning.” http://www.scmagazine.com/attackers-use-seo-spam-to-improve-the-rankings-of-their-websites-on-google-and-other-search-engines/article/375339/ I was considering this Cross-Site Scripting, but the code wasn’t malicious is was just leading back to another site selling their services. The term SEO poisoning … Continue reading

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WordPress site blocked by SonicWall – JS.Agent.NKW_2 (Trojan)

Had a customer’s website blocked by our internal firewall. They were running WP Antivirus Site Protection plug-in. It listed the following files. /wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/nggallery.php /wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/lib/imagemagick.inc.php /wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/router/class.router.php /wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/router/class.routing_app.php /wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/router/interface.routing_app.php /wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/wordpress_routing/adapter.wordpress_routing_app.php /wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/admin/functions.php /wp-content/plugins/si-contact-form/includes/class-fscf-process.php   This link provided me with some detail. There was … Continue reading

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WordPress site infected with CouponDropDown Adware

Customers WordPress site got hacked. They use Network Solutions as their host. Network Solutions took their site offline. We had to delete all the WordPress files, upload a clean version, and put their content and theme back. After that the … Continue reading

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