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Has your WordPress Site Been Hacked?

Has your WordPress Site Been Hacked?
If your site is acting funny or if you see something you don’t normally see, there may be a problem. Sometimes, even when you take precautions, a site can be vulnerable. Let’s face it, if major institutions can be hacked, anyone can. iThemes Media LLC who provides an excellent security plugin has released an equally ...

GDPR Compliance

GDPR Compliance
DISCLAIMER: This information has been provided as a guide only and does not constitute legal advice. Monterey Bay Design will bear no responsibility for errors or misinformation. Over the last year or so, you’ve received many emails about data protection, your privacy and the new-ish regulation in Europe called the GDPR or General Data Protection ...

Massive Attack… Great Band Name…

Massive Attack... Great Band Name...
…oh wait, it already is. <sarcasm>As hysterically funny as that is</sarcasm>, I’m referring to the massive WordPress attack which is not hysterically funny. When I warn clients to not use “admin” as a user name and “password” as their password, I’m sometimes looked at with big eyes and a  cocked head.  “Why would anyone want to hack ...

WordPress Posting How-To 1

WordPress Posting How-To
When you’ve done it once – and you do it often enough – posting to WordPress is easy… But what if you’ve never done it before? What if you’ve got a brand new blog and you’re not so hot on a computer? What if your web designer didn’t offer you any instructions about how to ...