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OWASP Top 10 Security Risks and Vulnerabilities

OWASP Top 10 Security Risks and Vulnerabilities

Are you worried about the security of your WordPress plugin or theme? Are you sure they are safe to use? You should watch for these top 10 OWASP risks. You’re right to worry about whether your software is secure. As much as developers would like to create airtight...

Privilege Escalation: What is it and Why is it so Important?

Privilege Escalation: What is it and Why is it so Important?

Do you have multiple users on your WordPress website? Did you know hackers can exploit user accounts to take full control of your website? They can do this by taking advantage of what is known as a privilege escalation vulnerability. These vulnerabilities appear in...

How to Change WordPress Site URL? (Step-by-Step Guide)

How to Change WordPress Site URL? (Step-by-Step Guide)

There have been many cases at BlogVault where we had to change the URL of a page. Over time, we’ve tried different methods of changing WordPress URLs on many dummy WordPress sites. This is what prompted us to put together this article. In this guide, we explain the...

How to Disable XML-RPC for Better WordPress Security

How to Disable XML-RPC for Better WordPress Security

We’ve come along way since WordPress was first launched. Back in the day, the feature called XML-RPC was extremely useful. In a time with slow internet speed and constant lags, it was difficult to write content online in real-time, like we do now. The XML-RPC function...

Why You Should Avoid Using Nulled WordPress Themes and Plugins?

Why You Should Avoid Using Nulled WordPress Themes and Plugins?

Looking for a nulled WordPress theme or plugin? But before you install and activate a nulled software on your website, have you considered the consequences of using them?If you are looking to cut costs, you may be tempted to use multipurpose WordPress...

How to Scan WordPress Database For Malware & Fix Your Site?

How to Scan WordPress Database For Malware & Fix Your Site?

Did you notice something strange in your database lately? Did you see a number of unknown tables or did you notice an unknown URL in the options table? These are classic signs of a hacked database. The WordPress database stores information from your...

How to Backup a WordPress Site? (Simple & Easy Method)

How to Backup a WordPress Site? (Simple & Easy Method)

Did you accidentally delete a page or post? Or did you discover that your website is hacked? Or maybe you are living with the fear that these misfortunes can befall on your website any day.You are right. You are right bad things can happen to your website,...

How to Customise Your Content Workflow Using WordPress Statuses?

How to Customise Your Content Workflow Using WordPress Statuses?

I’m speaking from personal experience when I say, WordPress statuses are important! They control whether WordPress posts are visible to the entire world, are waiting for moderation, or sent to the trash. If you get your statuses mixed up, you could easily...

How to Control Who Can Edit Your WordPress Posts?

How to Control Who Can Edit Your WordPress Posts?

With the availability of drag-and-drop editors, customisable content workflows and plugins and themes that can play to any content whim, WordPress is undoubtedly the most preferred CMS to publish content .Your content is your showcase. That content tells...