Tag Archives: wordpress

Keeping WordPress secure

According to Wikipedia, "WordPress is the most popular blogging system in use on the Web, at more than 60 million websites."  It's also the most commonly installed blogging system on our customers' servers, and we use it to run the … Continue reading

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WordPress + nginx quick setup

WordPress is a very popular blogging platform. We have a number of posts on how to set it up and keep it up to date on here already. In general those methods focus on deploying under the Apache web server. … Continue reading

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Restoring an Exploited WordPress files

I previously had a 10 step process to replace all the files in a wordpress, this got rid of most file based exploits. Since then i have written a shell script that pretty much incorperates that wget http://blog.rimuhosting.com/files/restorewordpress.sh chmod +x … Continue reading

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Preventing brute force WordPress login attacks

Over the last month or two we have seen an increase in WordPress brute force login attacks. The symptom is typically higher CPU usage on your server (often resulting in slower page load times). It can be particularly painful on … Continue reading

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WordPress Upgrade shell Script – plugins, themes, crontab and more!

2017: This script is still being maintained It's been some time since i upgraded my wordpress upgrade script. Several reasons why, partially because i had patches from other people to merge in, partially laziness on my part (being busy with … Continue reading

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How to restore a WordPress site after hacks or exploits in 10 easy steps

A lot of people use WordPress, and seemingly a lot forget to click the upgrade button regularly enough and find they are exploited.  In an ideal world, you would click that button whenever you see it needs updates, and have … Continue reading

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WordPress mass update script 3.4.2

This script will search /var/www (changeable in a variable) for any wordpress installs and make sure its upgraded to the latest version. It will run a backup to /root/wp_upgrade/ of all files and database before doing anything with the site … Continue reading

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WordPress install script

We like wordpress, a lot of our customers love it too. WordPress is web software you can use to create a beautiful website or blog, it is normally called a CMS too. We have created a script for automating the … Continue reading

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WordPress mass update script 3.4.1

This script will search /var/www (changeable in a variable) for any wordpress installs and make sure its upgraded to the latest version. It will run a backup to /root/wp_upgrade/ of all files and database before doing anything with the site … Continue reading

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WordPress mass update script 3.4

This script will search /var/www (changeable in a variable) for any wordpress installs and make sure its upgraded to the latest version. It will run a backup to /root/wp_upgrade/ of all files and database before doing anything with the site … Continue reading

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