How to Optimize your WordPress Database With WP-Optimize

In this article, we will teach you how to use the WP-Optimize plugin to fully optimize your WordPress database quickly and easily. Installing the WP-Optimize plugin First, you will need to log into your WordPress dashboard. Now that you are inside your WordPress dashboard, you will need to locate the WP-Optimize plugin. To do so, Read More >

How to Hide your WordPress Admin URL with iThemes Security

Hiding your WordPress login URL is an excellent way to vastly increase the security of your site, especially from brute force attacks. In this article, we will show you how to effectively and easily change your WordPress admin URL with just a few clicks. Hiding your WordPress Admin URL First, log in to your WordPress Read More >

Creating documents in Elasticsearch

In this tutorial: Creating a document in Elasticsearch with an existing ID Creating a document in Elasticsearch without an existing ID Individual entries within Elasticsearch are referred to as documents. These documents contain various entries that relate to a single record and are stored in the appropriate index. For example, an index named customers may Read More >

Working with indexes in Elasticsearch

Indexes in Elasticsearch are collections of data that hold similar characteristics. For example, if you had an index of web hosting plans, it would contain several documents such as shared, VPS, dedicated, and reseller. Simply put, indexes allow you to group similar data together to search through those related items. In this tutorial: Listing indexes Read More >

Installing the ElasticPress plugin

When integrating Elasticsearch with WordPress, you will need a way to pass the data in WordPress over to the Elasticsearch server. Typically, this is done with a plugin such as ElasticPress. In this article, we will show you how to install the ElasticPress plugin on your WordPress site. Note: Installing the plugin alone will not Read More >

Editing your WordPress wp-config.php file

If you need to make changes to your WordPress installation, such as the site URL, database name, or many other things, you would typically do so within your wp-config.php file. If you are not familiar with the wp-config.php file, it defines the basic configuration of your WordPress site. Think of it as the basic blueprint that WordPress operates on. Read More >

Integrating Elasticsearch with WordPress using ElasticPress

If you’ve ever used Elasticsearch for managing your searchable content, you know that it is incredibly fast and scalable. If you’re a WordPress user, you likely also know that obtaining WP_Query objects can sometimes have a negaitve impact on your resource usage if you have a large database of center to search from. Thankfully, 10up Read More >

WordPress Critical Security Announcement

As of today, several vulnerabilities were discovered and patched within WordPress. The most critical of these is a cross-site scripting vulnerability which allows malicious comments to be left, and when seen, can execute unauthorized code as the administrator user in versions 3.0-3.9.2. Although 4.0 is not affected by this particular vulnerability, several other vulnerabilities were Read More >

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