January 16, 2016 — Managed WordPress is a vibrant category of web hosting that specializes in doing 1 thing only: ensuring your WordPress websites are reliable, secure and well-maintained.
In this presentation, Alex Sirota, Director of NewPath Consulting will describe the different types of hosting available for WordPress with a focus on the ever evolving managed WordPress hosting space.
This will be a non-vendor biased presentation but will help web developers, designers and their customers understand the value proposition that a Managed WordPress hosting company can offer.
– Describe the difference between shared hosting & Managed WordPress.
– Demonstrate some of the very cool features in several Managed WordPress systems including GoDaddy’s Managed WordPress Solution (part of GoDaddy Pro), DreamPress from DreamHost, FlyWheel, Pantheon and WPEngine.
– Present a new survey of more than 20 Managed WordPress hosts across the world.
January 11, 2016 — Tips on how to improve the security of your WordPress site and develop better security posture. I’ll explore the motivations behind why WordPress sites get attacked and how to protect, detect and respond to these threats.
– Understand the motivations of attackers and why they would want to hack your blog.
– Protect your website from the bad guys.
– Improve attitude and posture towards security.
– Effectively monitor your site environment for anything amiss.
January 9, 2016 — Una panoramica base sui rischi di sicurezza che possono colpire un sito WordPress e come proteggersi.
January 8, 2016 — Wokół bezpieczeństwa stron opartych o WordPressa narosło wiele mitów, a na ich podstawie cały czas powstają nowe.
Część z nich jest niegroźna, inne prowadzą do bardzo poważnych zagrożeń, nie tylko dla Twojej strony, ale też pozostałych użytkowników internetu, a ich skutki bywają kosztowne. Warto więc zatrzymać się na chwilę i zweryfikować poprawność niektórych popularnych twierdzeń.
January 6, 2016 — Prevention is the key to plugin vulnerabilities! Learn what to look for in your own code to help safeguard from potential issues. A step-by-step guide will be provided on how to avoid vulnerabilities and make your code more secure. With the generosity of popular plugin authors, we will review some recent vulnerabilities found, share how they fixed the problems and discuss the best methods for getting the word out about your plugin once it’s been securely updated. Yes, there will be code.
December 14, 2015 — Are you doing all you can before your website becomes accessible to billions of people? This talk is an overview of major elements to take into account before launching a successful WordPress website. Topics discussed include functionality, responsiveness, search engine optimization, speed, security, and backups.
December 11, 2015 — Last November, The New York Times challenged news sites to fully support HTTPS in 2015. What does it mean to meet that challenge? This session will discuss the problems we encountered moving to HTTPS (and how we solved them). We’ll then give you hands-on help with anything you need: server configuration, certificates, mixed-content warnings, CDNs — even ads, analytics and A/B tests.
December 11, 2015 — Earlier this year, we released a bug fix for one of the most complex and severe security issues WordPress has ever had – the Trojan Emoji bug. (So good it got its own name!)
In this talk, we’ll take a look at the initial report, reconstruct how we got to the eventual solution, and discuss what we learned along the way.