Cash or Crash: Is Your Site Black Friday-Ready?

As we quickly approach one of the busiest shopping days of the year, it’s essential to prepare your WordPress site not just for increased traffic and sales, but also for heightened security risks. Here are 3 tips to ensure your website is ready to capitalize on Black Friday opportunities while maintaining robust security. 1. Run […]

Dare to Play? Monstrous Prizes Are Up for Grabs in Our Halloween Game

Are you ready for a spooktacular announcement that’ll have your bones rattling with excitement? Our popular Halloween game, “Find Your Inner Squirrly Monster,” is back with brand new prizes up for grabs. Ready to join the fun? 🎃 Click here to start playing!  Curious about the secrets? Keep reading, for I’m about to unravel all […]

Securing Wins: G2 Recognizes Hide My WP Ghost with 19 New Awards for Fall

🎉 Hide My WP Ghost is on a roll this fall! Can we get a virtual high five 🙌 for landing not one, not two, but a whopping 19 new awards from G2?! Look at this, our trophy cabinet’s getting chunkier and shining a bit brighter today, and it’s all thanks to YOUR amazing feedback […]

The Hidden Weakness in Your WordPress Site – and What to Do about It

Today, I wanted to talk about something a bit more technical but super important for all you WordPress users out there: XML-RPC. 🚀 First off, what’s this mysterious XML-RPC? XML-RPC is a protocol designed for WordPress to standardize communication between different systems, allowing external apps to “talk” to WordPress. This feature has been in the WP toolkit since […]

Logged & Loaded: Know Who Does What on Your Site

First off, trust is essential, right? You’ve given your users access to your site because you trust them. But we’re all human. And humans… well, we have our moments. However, if you could pinpoint exactly who made a mistake and how; it’d be a breeze to remedy the situation and guide them on avoiding it […]

4 Types of Phishing Hooks in Your Inbox

By now, it’s no longer a secret that WordPress is one of the most popular platforms on the web, making it a delicious target for cybercriminals. And their tactics are constantly evolving. Today, cybercriminals have countless methods and types of phishing emails they use to trick users and get them to share sensitive information or install malware. […]

Time’s Up: It’s Time to Give Your Plugins a Health Check

Whether you’re a seasoned web developer or someone who simply manages a personal or business website, there’s an important task that often gets overlooked: updating your plugins. Yes, we all see those little notifications prompting us to update, but why is it so crucial that you don’t ignore them? Today, I’d like to delve into this very topic […]

Your FAQs about Hide My WP Ghost, Answered!

In an era where digital security and privacy are paramount, website owners and developers are constantly seeking ways to protect their online assets from cyber threats. One tool that has gained significant attention in this regard is “Hide My WP Ghost.” If you’re unfamiliar with it or have burning questions about its capabilities, you’ve come […]

Your Cat’s Name Shouldn’t Be Your Password

Believe it or not, it’s 2023, and “123456” and “password” are still in the top 10 most frequently used passwords. Now, you probably know that choosing such passwords is the digital equivalent of opening the door to your own house to a burglar. But creating a strong password goes beyond the obvious ‘don’t use 123456‘ advice. Here […]

Make Your Author ID URL Invisible to Hackers with HMWP Ghost

You may not realize this, but: Whenever someone types in a URL like on a WordPress site, they are automatically redirected to: In this URL, ‘username’ is (by default) the login name of the author with an ID of 1 (commonly, this is the admin user). Likewise, if someone were to enter, he/she will be redirected to where […]