WordPress had recently upgraded it's code to work with PHP 7. Subsequently, each time I logged into the hosting provider account, I was always reminded by WordPress to upgrade the WordPress code and stay up to date with the latest security patches. Unfortunately, the hosting provider informed that the latest PHP 7 scripting language could … Continue reading Shared hosting and WordPress
Install Google XML Sitemaps generator plugin by Arne Brachhold to generate the sitemap.xml file that Google uses to scan your WordPress site for posts to publish onto Google Search pages. I installed this as a result of the search results from my latest posts literally dwindling as I had last used some other tools to … Continue reading Generate sitemap.xml to enable Google to crawl wordpress site using Google XML sitemaps plugin
You can use http://nmap-online.com It is the equivalent of scanning a system or network for open ports from outside of the network you are in.
You want to connect from the internet to your computer. Internet is an insecure medium to use. There are a few options. You could use a VPN like OpenVPN, or you could use Secured Shell using OpenSSH. Here is how you can connect to your computer using SSH. Pre-requisites: OpenSSH and putty installed on your … Continue reading Set up SSH using certificate authentication
On certain occasions, you need to create your own web server and try to connect to it over the Internet. This applies to any sort of server you wish to host like, Secured Shell, OpenVPN, database server and so on. If you are using an ADSL broadband connection from your ISP (Internet Service Provider), then … Continue reading Host your own web site on your desktop over ADSL broadband
Apache can be made more secure by using a chroot jail. Look at link http://www.faqs.org/securing/chap29sec254.html. Look for apache chroot jail.
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vi robots.txt Put this file within /----/html user-agent: * Disallow: /html
# vi httpd.conf Following lines must be there: <Directory /home/*/public_html> Allow Override Options Limit AuthConfig </Directory> To set a user Jerry with password jer to use the site do: # vi .htaccess Add following lines to .htaccess after Options directive and before the Order directive: AuthType Basic AuthName “jerry” AuthDBUserFile /home/dummy/auth AuthDBGroupFile /home/dummy/auth require user … Continue reading Password Protect Apache Websites