How to Switch Off Comments on Posts

By default WordPress allows comments on posts. Unfortunately in our internet world 99% of those posts will be spam. The best course of action is to switch them off. You do this via the WordPress admin area. Once logged in go to Settings –> Discussion Then uncheck ‘Allow people to[…]

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WordPress 5.3

WordPress 5.3 was released on 12th November 2019. Nicknamed ‘Kirk’ in honour of jazz multi-instrumentalist Rahsaan Roland Kirk. So what does this minor version bring? Block Editor Improvements The WordPress team continue to tweak and improve the new editor that was introduced in WordPress 5. This release sees over 150[…]

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WordFence – Recommended Settings

The WordFence Security plugin from https://www.wordfence.com is a simple to use and effective way of combating people trying to hack into your WordPress website. We generally leave everything as standard apart from the following two sections. Rate Limiting Rules Login Security Rules Nutty About Hosting provides fast and reliable UK WordPress[…]

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