Blocking IP’s From Trying to Log into Your WP Blog

There has been an increase in people attempting to blast into your WordPress site and us bloggers have had to add just one more task to our daily list of things to do; block IP addresses. Previously, I used to block an IP if it were someone I didn’t want accessing my sites due to harassment or for privacy reasons, but now I find myself taking time out of each day to block IP addresses of those from various countries attempting to hack into my blog just for fun. Wishing these people would find a new hobby! Today I am […]

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HostGator, No Access & Finally Back

Okay seriously, I am back, and working on getting more content. I had scheduled one post a day for the rest of the week but had other topics to address! The issue? I ended up getting LOCKED OUT of my admin, so I could not do anything except FTP my blog, well after having my hosting account, HostGator go through my site a few times and remove malicious code that had been placed within my sites on hosting, I am now back up and ready to get moving forward. If anyone has anti-virus software please scan your computer. I use […]

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Having Your Own Website or Self Hosted Blog

When I first started blogging I chose to start with Blogger because it was free and a great place to start blogging. When I helped my Dad get started on his blog he chose to go with WordPress.com. There are a variety of free platforms to start a blog with but what happens when  you are ready to start getting bigger and focusing on SEO? Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is very important if you are looking to reach a specific audience. When you decide to make the switch from free blogging or website platforms to self hosted you must have […]

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