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  1. Jeton
    February 5, 2015 @ 12:26 am

    Hi Dave,
    Much appreciated for this security article! Really detailed and interesting points. Being an affiliate marketer myself i always worry for the security of my website as its a top priority especially for somebody who is looking to make a business out of their website.
    Security builds user confidence and this article will definitely help build both!
    Thanks!

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    • Anon
      February 8, 2015 @ 2:14 pm

      Couldn’t agree more – security and speed should be the cornerstone of any decent wordpress site.

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  2. Robert Abela
    February 5, 2015 @ 6:10 am

    Very detailed and well written article. Though you forgot to mention audit logs and user monitoring. WordPress logging is a very important aspect of WordPress security: http://wplift.com/wordpress-security-audit-logs

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  3. Affiliater
    February 22, 2015 @ 11:28 pm

    Great stuff Dave!!

    How about affiliate link hijacking? Will that be covered when implementing the above instructions?

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  4. Moses Brodin
    August 10, 2019 @ 11:56 am

    Thank You, great and help full artical.
    The only issue I have after installing this plugin “editor” missing from Appearance in WP. So, is there anyway to put it back it?

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    • Dave H.
      August 13, 2019 @ 5:57 pm

      Sounds like your file permissions are wrong, or maybe you have a setting in wp-config.php disabling the editor? There’s a guide here for disabling the editor, so presumably reversing one of these techniques will solve your issue:

      https://themeskills.com/disable-wordpress-plugin-theme-editor/

      Personally I would recommend editing your theme in a dev environment using Filezilla + visual studio code or with a local dev environment using something like Laragon which makes it easy to get a local wp up and running.

      Reply

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