Category: wordpress

Watch Your Logs! Stop the Bad Guys!

If you’re running a WordPress site with the Apache web server and haven’t looked at your server logs, it’s time you did. Unless you’ve installed some fairly heavyweight server and network protections you’re going to see that probably most of the traffic to your web site are hackers looking for vulnerabilities they can exploit.  Log entries like this: – – [17/Nov/2020:00:55:37 -0500] “GET //wp-login.php HTTP/1.1” 200 6032 “-” “Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Ubuntu; Linux x86_64; rv:62.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/62.0” – –

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So maybe I’m not a horrible designer after all

I’m just not a very good one.  When you’ve worked with designers as good as Michael Pinto at VeryMemorable I would at  best describe myself as graphically challenged. A little relevant background: I began my techie life as an 8088/86 assembly language programmer, a skill that’s all but disappeared with today’s incredibly faster processors and terabytes of addressable memory. I didn’t have a graphics monitor, just an IBM monochrome display that only displayed ASCII so I couldn’t have been artistic

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