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Forum: Website Design 12th February 2013, 04:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By andersvinther
Re: Question about wordpress backup?

If you just want to test your backup archive locally you can follow the instructions in this article: How To Test Your WordPress Backup - The WordPress Security Checklist...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 7th November 2012, 04:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,941
Posted By andersvinther
Re: Warriors: What is the best plugin to backup large wordpress sites

What's the size of the biggest site on it's own?

I'd recommend splitting your backups by site. This would also make it easier if one site needs to be restored.

I use BackWPup which is free and...
Forum: Website Design 10th October 2012, 04:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,733
Posted By andersvinther
Re: Best Wordpress Security Plugin????

I'd also recommend a more holistic approach to WordPress Security.

You will find a number of different plugins that do different things.

I've made recommendations for end to end security...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th September 2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 505
Posted By andersvinther
Re: Backups for Wordpress?

What are the differences?

I haven't used either but am interested in understanding your view :-)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th September 2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 505
Posted By andersvinther
Re: Backups for Wordpress?

Some of the things you need to consider in terms of backups:
- Backups need to run automatically - otherwise you will forget
- Backups need to store at least one copy of your backup archives...
Forum: Website Design 13th September 2012, 01:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 835
Posted By andersvinther
Re: The Wordpress Plugins To My #1 Google Ranking Website

Completely agree... and adding Cloudflare to that mix gives you even more...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th August 2012, 03:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 862
Posted By andersvinther
Re: Noobie Question: How to backup my Wordpress blog?

A couple of important points about WordPress backup:
- backup both WordPress files and database
- store your backups outside your hosting account
- schedule them to run automatically (you need a...
Forum: Website Design 19th August 2012, 02:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,522
Posted By andersvinther
Re: WordPress Hacked - What is the Best Easy Security Plugin?

Be aware also that WordPress Security is not just about security plugins.

You also need to think about how you access your hosting account (SFTP), how you manage your passwords, securing your...
Forum: Website Design 2nd August 2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,522
Posted By andersvinther
Re: WordPress Hacked - What is the Best Easy Security Plugin?

Sucuri.net are good for cleaning up your site...

Also you can check the WordPress Security Checklist that I've written... should tighten up your site to prevent it from happening again... see The...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd August 2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,340
Posted By andersvinther
Re: Essential Wordpress plugins

For security I'd recommend you run through The WordPress Security Checklist (http://www.wpsecuritychecklist.com)
Forum: Programming 2nd August 2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,986
Posted By andersvinther
Re: Website Hacked - Backdoor Trojan

Sucuri.net are good for cleaning up your site... USD89 for one years subscription where they will clean your site every time it's infected...

Also you can check the WordPress Security Checklist...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd August 2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,050
Posted By andersvinther
Re: Hacked Sites and no Solution

Sucuri.net are good for cleaning up your site... USD89 for one years subscription where they will clean your site every time it's infected...

Also you can check the WordPress Security Checklist...
Forum: Programming 2nd August 2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 829
Posted By andersvinther
Re: malware attacts

Sucuri.net are good for cleaning up your site... USD89 for one years subscription where they will clean your site every time it's infected...

Also you can check the WordPress Security Checklist...
Forum: Website Design 2nd August 2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 777
Posted By andersvinther
Re: Wordpress security

You can also have a look at the WordPress Security Checklist I have written... you can get it for free at The WordPress Security Checklist (http://www.wpsecuritychecklist.com)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd August 2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,569
Posted By andersvinther
Re: WordPress Firewall has detected and blocked a potential attack!

Agree... and if you use a password manager (which you should) there is no problem remembering new passwords...

You need to use a password manager so you can use really hard to crack passwords and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd August 2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,569
Posted By andersvinther
Re: WordPress Firewall has detected and blocked a potential attack!

It's best if you understand what a plugin does and how you can uninstall it again before you install it on your blog.

Checking the support forum for the plugin usually gives you a good idea if...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th July 2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,186
Posted By andersvinther
Re: Alternative to Market Samurai?

If you have a lot of rank tracking keyword and/or history that can slow down MS significantly....

Look at your project files... if they are more than 10 MB in size consider deleting all your Rank...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th July 2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,829
Posted By andersvinther
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th July 2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,829
Posted By andersvinther
Re: All of my wordpress sites hacked! Are yours?

Feel free to grab a copy of my free WordPress Security Checklist... it can be downloaded from The WordPress Security Checklist (http://www.wpsecuritychecklist.com)

Should help you on the way...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th June 2012, 05:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 614
Posted By andersvinther
Re: On Page Overoptimization - How Much Is Too Much?

Thanks for the tip... tried looking up the link but it appears to be a parked domain???
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th June 2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 614
Posted By andersvinther
On Page Overoptimization - How Much Is Too Much?

I'm building a new site and was wondering what the deal is these days with On Page Overoptimization....

In the 'old' days (seems like yesterday... oh, it was) you'd optimize your Title, H1, URL,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th June 2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,448
Posted By andersvinther
Re: How do I check to see if WP theme is clean?

It's illegal to use the word "wordpress" in a domain name... breaches trademark rights...

So they're already doing wrong... and you want to install their code on your server...

Hmmmm.... maybe...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th June 2012, 05:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,220
Posted By andersvinther
Re: dont buy another wso for back up wordpress and manage multiple wordpress untill you read this!

Great post... It is very important that you get your backups done properly.

Two key things:
- store your backups outside your hosting account
- workout a great backup strategy for automatic...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th June 2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 406
Posted By andersvinther
Re: Help: Where to guest blog about WordPress for max visibility

Good links... however I am more after one authoritative site focusing on WordPress rather than mass distribution...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th June 2012, 06:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 406
Posted By andersvinther
Help: Where to guest blog about WordPress for max visibility

I'd like to do some guest blogging about WordPress to drive traffic to my site...

Does anyone have experiences with good or bad sites to guest blog for?

Thanks for your help!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th June 2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,899
Posted By andersvinther
Re: Fiverr Scams

If what you mean is that Fiverr does not review the posted gigs or ensure they deliver what is promised then I agree.

However my experience with reporting illegal gigs and gigs that do not deliver...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th June 2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,628
Posted By andersvinther
Re: Hacker Warning

You can run through this WordPress Security (http://www.wpsecuritychecklist.com/)Checklist to see if you have missed anything... if you're running WordPress that is :-)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th June 2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 711
Posted By andersvinther
Re: Anyone Else Find Kindle Format Annoying?

I have recently used this gig (http://fiverr.com/smswift82/format-your-ebook-into-kindle-format)on fiverr.

Was quite happy with the result... and the seller was very friendly...

You can see...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th June 2012, 05:15 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,899
Posted By andersvinther
Re: Fiverr Scams

They actually do disallow gigs that make false claims.

But you have to report the gigs to their support team, and they will remove any jobs that are not legal, e.g. selling copyrighted software...
Forum: Website Design 4th June 2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 635
Posted By andersvinther
Re: Kick the hackers away

I recently had some security problems with my WordPress sites, and ended up doing a lot of research into securing WordPress sites...

I have now written up my experiences in a comprehensive...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th June 2012, 05:57 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,899
Posted By andersvinther
Re: Fiverr Scams

I am amazed at the number of people who are prepared to completely disregard fiverr...

I have had extremely good experiences. I have used fiverr for lots of different types of jobs, video...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th May 2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 575
Posted By andersvinther
Re: WordPress Plugin Backup

You really need a good backup strategy for your whole site.

As mentioned if you only want to make a quick backup of your plugin directory you can simply do this by FTP, however any settings stored...
Forum: Website Design 15th May 2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,465
Posted By andersvinther
Re: How to remove Malware and Fishing site to my wordpress website?

You can try this: Malware Removal (http://sucuri.net/services/malware-removal)

It's a paid service, but it's less than USD100. I've never tried them myself so cannot say if they're good or bad......
Forum: Website Design 15th May 2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 654
Posted By andersvinther
Re: Free WordPress Security Checklist

Did you actually download the 100 page checklist? :)
Forum: Website Design 15th May 2012, 04:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 654
Posted By andersvinther
Re: Free WordPress Security Checklist

You could say that :-)
Forum: Website Design 13th May 2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 979
Posted By andersvinther
Re: premium WP themes

Only if you believe "plugins" = "insecure" :)
Forum: Website Design 13th May 2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,795
Posted By andersvinther
Re: Wordpress Load Time and How to Improve It

The combination of Cloudflare, W3 Total Cache and Amazon Cloudfront CDN (setup as a Pull Mirror) is a winning combination for me...

Under 1 sec load time on standard bluehost shared account...
...
Forum: Website Design 13th May 2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 689
Posted By andersvinther
Re: My Greatest Fear...

For backups I'd recommend that you find a plugin which will backup not only your database, but all your files too...

Emailing is probably not the best option either because there will be a lot of...
Forum: Website Design 13th May 2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 689
Posted By andersvinther
Re: My Greatest Fear...

They do... well, at least with the plan I am on...



Agree... I moved a couple of sites (2*joomla+2*wordpress) from bluehost to godaddy's "lightning fast 4GL hosting"... and they are slow as......
Forum: Website Design 13th May 2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 979
Posted By andersvinther
Re: premium WP themes

I am using the Genesis theme on my WordPress Security Checklist site.

It took a few days to figure out the basics, but there's good documentation and a bunch of plugins to help you get going...
...
Forum: Website Design 13th May 2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By andersvinther
Re: Why put UK in the source code?

It's an advantage to use a country specific domain name if you can...

You can use a .com but remember to sign up for Google Webmaster and set the preferred country for the website...
Forum: Website Design 13th May 2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 654
Posted By andersvinther
Free WordPress Security Checklist

I had some security issues with some of my sites, and discovered it was very difficult to work out how to secure your WordPress sites properly.

So in the end I decided to write up my experiences...
Forum: Website Design 13th May 2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By andersvinther
Re: Need some help to decide on the wordpress templates

I believe responsive means the theme will nicely adapt to different window sizes...
Forum: Website Design 13th May 2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By andersvinther
Re: I've chosen a theme but have a question

It can all seem daunting when you start... just crack on and you will learn as you go...

It does pay off to learn the basics of WordPress as you will be spending a lot of time working with it... ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th May 2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 658
Posted By andersvinther
Re: Newbie Aid - Calling all vets!

Keep it simple, simple, simple... there will be plenty of challenges on your way :-)

The most motivating factor is when you see results... so I'd strongly recommend that you pick a niche that is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th May 2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,284
Posted By andersvinther
Re: Site got hacked = Massive amount of traffic

Sounds like a good free ride... however with the Google changes these days who knows what's gonna hurt your rankings...

But given the niche has 0 competitors I wouldn't worry...
Forum: Programming 12th May 2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,255
Posted By andersvinther
Re: WP vs. Static Websites: Security Issues?

I don't think there is any difference whatsoever in terms of ranking between using a html only site or WordPress or any other web site building software...

Google doesn't care how you've built...
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