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Using Instagram WordPress Embeds

WordPress makes it easy to embed Instagram content. All I have to do is to copy the Instagram URL of the media page and paste it on its own line in the WordPress editor. For example: https://www.instagram.com/p/BJje1VVhD4G/ This will display the following image. [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=””…

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How to Secure a new Linux WordPress Server

Replied to Welcome by Daniel Brinneman (Daniel Brinneman)

The first line of defense in all of hosting and following sections I’ll write about, this being a subtle ‘zero’ or the least thought about topic of consideration, is your choice of usernames and passwords. I’ve had way too many clients always default to these two habits. The first is choosing a username that the whole of WordPress new sites used to have on install, ‘admin’ (no longer the case) and second, choosing a password that was easy for them to remember from anywhere. And then using that same combination on every single online account they had, even their personal accounts. Yikes! And even after I had generated a secure password for them, they changed it to something “easier” to remember. That always makes me feel extremely uneasy because I already can guess what’s in their site’s future. I have my clients’ best interest in mind when I generate those cumbersome passwords.

Update: Daniel moved his content to a new domain. This fixes a broken link. Let’s hope I don’t have to do this again. Fellow, Desk.pm user, Daniel Brinneman recent wrote an article on how to harden a WordPress website. Daniel’s piece is well written and covers the basics. Please visit his site. While Daniel and…

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OS X Terminal Session Management

A colleague posted this question to our Mac Users’ discussion group. Anyone have an suggestions on an SSH client that can save sessions kinds like a manager. Yea I use Putty (windows) or terminal window (Mac) , but I guess I am looking for a more full featured client and curious what folks out there…

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