I created this Password Generator plugin for WordPress. Running my own random password generator I can be sure 1) the passwords are truly random, and 2) the passwords are not copied or saved at all when they are generated. My plugin adds a shortcode to WordPress and accepts the following parameters: The display below has … Continue reading Password Generator – WordPress Plugin
WordPress Recommends Updating Right Away Four vulnerabilities are now public and out in the open. These security issues affect WordPress versions between 3.7 and 5.8. It is extreamly important that you update your WordPress installation to the latest version: 5.8.3
Looking for a WordPress Template or Website for a community Solarize+ project? I built a mobile friendly WordPress template in 2018 for Nashua Solarize+. This template includes all of the features you need for your community Solarize+ project: Events schedule on every page Company and sponsor logos on every page Contact Form on the homepage, … Continue reading Solarize Plus Template for WordPress
According to Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures and The Free and Open Software Security Community here are the main current security issues with WordPress. The known issues are in plugins and one theme. The WordPress Application itself (the Core) does not have any know issues at this time. The plugin names in bold are ones I’ve … Continue reading Known WordPress Vulnerabilities – July 2019
I built a WordPress plugin for displaying the weather forecast. The forecast data is pulled from the NOAA NWS Forecast API. The plugin has a shortcode that can be placed on a post, page, or in a widget, anywhere you want to show the forecast. The shortcode takes two perimeters: 1) the location (as latitude, … Continue reading NOAA Weather Forecast – WordPress Plugin
I recently built a WordPress site for my brother Frank, the mortgage banker. WordPress is a great option for Frank, because it so fast and easy to use. Frank’s been posting news to his blog several times a week and finds WP easy to use.
Watch out for this scam email from register-collection.com. This is NOT for your domain name registration. This is a trick. Register-Collection.com is a scammy service offering to manage your “Domain name search engine registration“. A service you do not need. You do not need to register your website in order for your site to show … Continue reading Scam: Register-Collection.com
12 characters long, mixed case, completely random passwords, generated on the fly and never saved. More than Nineteen Sextillion (19,000,000,000,000,000,000,000) possible combinations. I often need Strong Passwords for client accounts, and found myself using online password generators all the time, so I built this Strong Password Generator for WordPress.
In reviewing a website log this morning I came across this string of hits. The of this traffic is about 1 hit every 3 seconds, or 20 hits per minute. This is clearly from a bot at IP 188.8.131.52, in Sakarya, Turkey. This log includes the Referrer (where the traffic was came from) which I … Continue reading Scanning For Vulnerabilities: 184.108.40.206
Mary A. Sweeney Home is a senior housing community for single women located in Nashua, NH. The Mary Sweeney Home features 31 apartment-style residences each with a unique view and amenities. Seniors choose to live at Mary Sweeney Home because of the peace of mind, and healthy and social living it affords them. The Home lost … Continue reading Mary A. Sweeney Home Website
This December I built a new WordPress site for the Grasmere Village Water Precinct, in Goffstown NH. This Water Precinct provides water service and fire protection for the small village of Grasmere in Goffstown NH. For the site I created a custom WordPress Theme based on Neve By Themeisle. Neve promotes itself as a “super fast” … Continue reading Website for Grasmere Village Water Precinct
Eastman is a non-profit charitable foundation that promotes environmental stewardship, education, and green recreation in Grantham, Enfield, and Springfield New Hampshire. This project was to modernize Eastman’s old WordPress website, and give it a new cleaner look. I based my custom theme for this one on the Khaown theme for it’s ADA compliance and it’s Bootstrap … Continue reading Website Upgrade for Eastman Charitable Foundation
I might write a random Shakespeare Quote Generator. Would you like to show random Shakespeare quotes in your sidebar? I could make a WordPress Widget for it. For starters, here is 211 quotes off of the net. Next I can dump these into an array, than grab a random number $row = mt_rand(0, 210);, then display … Continue reading 200 Famous Shakespeare Quotes
I built the first Notch Hostel website years ago, so giving the site a face lift was a real treat. The first step was to duplicate the site so we could upgrade the look on top of the existing content while keeping the existing site live. NotchHostel is hosted on SiteGround, and the one-click “Staging” … Continue reading NotchHostel Site Rebuild
I review my sites log file just about every week. In the log I often find a string of 404 errors like this listing below. These 404’s errors are from a hacker poking around my hosting account. They hit the account 3-4 times a minute, cycling their IP for each hit. In this case they … Continue reading Review Your Website’s Logfile
For this freelance project I migrate a lot of content for a church into WordPress, and modified a nice Bootstrap 3 based template to suit their needs. The site makes good use of the Attachments plugin, and the Ninja Forms plugin. Both I used before and still really really like.
How much does a basic website cost? This free online calculator will give you a rough estimate from just 5 questions. Need a website in a hurry? I can have your basic website up and running in days. Give me a call to check availability and review your details: 603-497-2500 I’ve also included at the … Continue reading Website Cost Calculator
It’s been a busy post-vacation week for me. I have several quick-turnaround projects to get out the door. Just finished the third one, for Always True Construction. The Always True site is built using GoDaddy’s free Site Builder. The builder worked OK for me, but it is very limiting in what you can do with … Continue reading Always True Construction
MtnWeekly News publishes independent gear reviews after testing outdoor gear first-hand. SEO is highly competitive in the outdoor gear review space, and web site speed is a big factor often overlooked. A few weeks back I updated MtnWeekly with the goal of improving website performance. I broke the upgrade process down into these stages: migrate … Continue reading MtnWeekly Site Upgrade