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WordPress 3.7 automatic background update

How-to: Disable or Enable WordPress Automatic Background Updates

In this article, you will learn how to disable WordPress automatic background updates and how to enable/disable WordPress core updates. WordPress 3.7 “Basie” has been released on October 24, 2013. It does not have many new features like WordPress 3.6 “OScar” but I think it is a very important WordPress version with new automatic background […]

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WordPress Security: How to Protect Against Brute Force Password Attacks

WordPress has become the world’s most popular blogging system since its first released in 2003. It is now powering over 60 million websites worldwide. No surprise that WordPress becomes hackers’ attack target. Reported by TheNextWeb, there’s serious brute force attack against WordPress sites across the Internet. The requests, which are targeted at administrative accounts, appear […]

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WordPress comment setting:Automactically close comments on old articles

WordPress 101: Automatically Close Comments on Old Blog Posts

Recently, one thing puzzle me about my blog is that the blog posts’ comment were automatically closed, without any “automatic close comment plugin”. Previously, I was using Disqus and it has option to automatically close comment for blog posts after certain days. I already uninstalled Disqus plugin on my blog and comments should not automatically […]

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Jetpack 2.1 Adds New Photo Gallery Types to WordPress: Tiles, Square Tiles, Circles, Slideshow

Jetpack, the WordPress plugin combo for self-hosted WordPress site, adds new “Tiled Galleries” feature in version 2.1. “Tiled Galleries” allows you to display your in-post photo gallery in 4 new styles: Tiles, Squares, Circles, Slideshow. The Tiles and Squares layouts show captions when you hover the image. The new gallery types are mobile devices friendly, […]

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