Ward Off Hackers With This WordPress Plugin

By Mike Linville
Office Hours

Welcome again to Office Hours, where you can pick our brains on topics ranging from web development, SEO, social media, and more!

This week we received a fabulous question from Jacob:

“You’ve been talking a lot about WordPress security lately, and I’m pretty freaked out. What’s the one thing that I can do today to make my site more secure?”

So join us for this week’s installment of Office Hours, where Mike explains how to help secure your WordPress website with just a few clicks of a button.

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WordPress Explained In Less Than 2 Minutes

By Mike Linville
What Is WordPress

If you’re new to the world of web development, you know there are tons of terms out there that need to be learned. You could scour the web for hours trying to find an easy to understand explanation, wasting precious time and eyeball energy, but there’s a better way!

Instead, tune in to Black Dog Education’s brand new online series, Web Bytes. Join host Mike Linville, as he breaks down terms from the world of web development in an easy to consume 2 minute or less explanation. No technical mumbo jumbo, no fluff.

To kick off the first episode, Mike explains exactly what WordPress is and how it can be used for business, in less than 2 minutes.

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Increased WordPress Security: Removing Your Version Number

By Mike Linville
WordPressSecurity

Because WordPress is such a popular publishing platform, WordPress security is quickly becoming a hot topic. Unfortunately, in the world of online security, there are no 100% solutions. Instead, what we are really looking to do is make our sites more difficult to compromise by closing up some of the security holes that presently exist. For every hole that is plugged, our site becomes a little more secure.

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What Exactly Is WordPress, And How Can It Save Me Massive Mountains Of Cash?

By Mike Linville
Office Hours

Welcome again to Office Hours, where you can pick our brains on topics ranging from web development, SEO, social media, and more!

This week we received a fantastic question from David:

“I am confused. I’m working on a new website for my company and I’m talking to a lot of different developers. I hear a lot of talk about WordPress, but I don’t really know what it is. Is it a blog? Is it a website? What’s going on? Should I be looking at this as a viable option for my business?”

So join us for this week’s installment of Office Hours, where Mike breaks down what WordPress is and what it means for small business owners.

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Celebrate WordPress’ Birthday With A FREE Website!

By Mike Linville
Free WordPress Websites

May is a very special month for all of us at Black Dog Education. That’s because 9 years ago, on May 27th 2003, WordPress was born into the world with its initial release. Since then this cute and cuddly little CMS has been helping to bring clean running, SEO jet powered, affordable web solutions to businesses of all sizes.

We couldn’t be happier that WordPress has made it this far in the world. And to celebrate we’re giving away some FREE websites! Check out the video below on how you can get in on all the birthday fun!

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