WordPress Hacks

WordPress hacks is a blog about hacking, security, hosting, and anything else related to WordPress. This information is meant to help you build, maintain, and secure your WordPress site. Unfortunately, the same information that can help secure or protect your site, can sometimes be used to help the hackers discover vulnerabilities about it.

Any instructions on this site are purely for training and informational purposes only and come with no guarantees or warrantees. Every website and web server is unique. If you are not comfortable performing anything mentioned on this site, please hire a professional.

WordPress Password Protect Page or Post

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3 Steps: WordPress Password Protect Page In WordPress password protect page by changing a few publishing settings. Login to the admin and edit the page or post that you would like to password protect. You will see a “Publish” meta box on the right column. The Visibility setting it “Public” by default. Click on that… Continue Reading »

WordPress 5.0

WordPress will release major version WordPress 5.0 this year. Features in WordPress 5.0 Version Currently, this major version will incorporate a new text editor codenamed “Gutenberg.” We will be posting many other features in the upcoming months as time progresses. Please check back in at a later time.

Create a new password using the WordPress Password Generator. WordPress Passwords Are MD5 Hashed When a user sets their password in WordPress, it is converted into a one-way MD5 hash. If someone gains access to a backup file that contains the database of usernames and passwords, the hacker will have to crack the MD5 hashed… Continue Reading »

WordPress Password Generator

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This WordPress password generator will randomly create a strong easy to remember password using a combination of words, numbers, and punctuation. Looking for WordPress password encryption online tool? WordPress Password Generator Strength The strength of a password is determined by the combination of an array of characters and length. Sometimes, WordPress generate password scores that are… Continue Reading »

WordPress Disable XML-RPC Prevent XML-RPC DDoS

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If you do not need this feature in WordPress disable XML-RPC. The xmlrpc.php file in WordPress allows users to perform remote actions with their website.XML-RPC DDoS and another XML-RPC attack such as brute force take advantage of this feature. WordPress Disable XML-RPC Instructions Install A WordPress Security Plugin The easiest was to disable the XML-RPC… Continue Reading »

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