WordPress Sites Under Brute Force Attack

WordPress Sites Under Brute Force Attack

WordPress is one of the most widely used blogging platform, and right now it's under brute force attack via a large botnet. In a recent post Matt Mullenweg posted about the recent attack on WordPress sites. This is a botnet attack, and is performing brute force attack using default WordPress login (admin). Let me first explain what botnet is, and how it works. What is Botnet attack: Here are few terms you should know: Bot master: Usually the hacker who operates all infected computer. Zombies computer/Bot: System which are infected by the Bot (10 comments)

What is the Best Time to Send Email NewsLetter

What is the Best Time to Send Email NewsLetter

One of the common rule of online marketing is perfect timing. For example, for Email newsletter it's important that your Email delivery time should be perfect for your readers to get maximum CTR. Most of the Bloggers I know uses Feedburner, Aweber or Mailchimp to send Email newsletter. It doesn't matter which Email newsletter service you are using, but make sure you timing should be targeted for your target audience. Saying that what I mean is, if your max subscribers is from U.S.A, you might like to send Emails when they are at work and not (7 comments)

Broken Link Checker WordPress Plugin: Fix Broken links & Redirections

Broken Link Checker WordPress Plugin: Fix Broken links & Redirections

Broken link checker WordPress plugin (BLC) is one of the essential site SEO audit plugin. For any huge WordPress blog, this plugin is a life saver to remove broken links and to fix redirections. This plugin is very handy when you are cleaning up your WordPress site after some time. This plugin finds all broken and redirected links and give you options to fix them in many ways. Before we talk more about Broken link checker plugin, lets check out some information on broken links. What are broken links? Broken links are those link which do not exist. It's (21 comments)

8 Essential Settings after Installing WordPress

8 Essential Settings after Installing WordPress

This is the part of our learn WordPress series and in this post you will learn how to set up WordPress after fresh installation. So far you have learned: Difference between WordPress.com and Self hosted WordPress How to buy Webhosting and domain for WordPress Blog How to install WordPress blog on Bluehost hosting. Now the next in the series is to setup your WordPress blog in the right manner.  You can also read WordPress complete guide, which will help you to get started and everything which you need to do with WordPress. This is the list of (28 comments)

Why Does New Blog Post Ranking Changes Over the time

Keyword ranking up's and down's are nothing new, but one confusion which most of the webmasters have is about ranking fluctuation for a new blog post. Usually when you publish a new blog post, you will be seeing it in first 4-5 pages of Google search, but over the time ranking usually drops, vanishes or increases. This also bring up a question about: If the quality of page was not that great, why at the first place such blog post/pages got ranked in Google search, and why ranking dropped over the time. In a recent video, Matt Cutts answered this (7 comments)