It’s really simple. In Appearance > Menus, look at the top right of the screen. Click on Screen Options Tick the box for Link in new tab That’s it! Now you will see that option when editing the custom link in the menu. Thanks to this great post at RichWP for the tip.
I’ll be needing to do this soon. I need to allow one client to start creating content for writing a book, before finally deciding on the title and therefore the domain name later! Once that is finally decided we can register the domain and then create a new site and shift only the content across. The […]
Here’s the go-to article from WordPress about toughening up your WordPress installation against hackers: https://codex.wordpress.org/Hardening_WordPress
Been mucking around in the phpMyAdmin fixing up hacked site? Broken your own Admin log by accident? Woops! Happens to the best of us. I did it recently when I was deleting out the invisible users that the hackers had created. Here’s a great article on how to fix your own admin login again and […]
There are 4 places where you need to change your passwords: Hosting Server User Area login (often same as cpanel password) Admin login to WordPress Admin area Database passwords for MySQL DB FTP passwords Make sure you generate strong passwords, and then store your passwords safely. Both of these tasks can be done in a secure, […]
Here is an excellent article that takes you through step by step, how to calmly clean up a hacked site, and maintain public credibility at the same time: http://snipe.net/2010/01/when-wordpress-gets-hacked/ Here is another more recent one from the great guys at Wordfence: How to Clean a WordPress Site using Wordfence
After a sequence of terrible hacks on my WordPress sites that I spent weeks cleaning out, I felt really cocky and confident once I had installed Wordfence on all my sites. I was sure I had closed up all the holes and after changing all my Admin login names and passwords I thought I was safe. That […]
In the main WordPress Codex is a page explaining how to do a manual update. It also shows how to do a manual reinstall of WordPress.
Here’s a great step by step on how to reset your WordPress back to the beginning to wipe it clean: How to Reset Your WordPress Website