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Archive for the \'WordPress\' Category

Hardening WordPress: Basic generator obfuscation

As previously noted, here another part of my Hardening WordPress series. This time I’ll show you the really basic technique of how you can obfuscate at least the generator-tag for your blog.
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Hardening WordPress the geek way

My WordPress installation was hacked several times, and all because I was too lazy to use basic protection and hardening mechanisms. After some time I decided to investigate more on the security of my blog and applied some well known protection techniques as well as some really geeky dirty hacks right in the database.
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File-Hash-Trace

Another WordPress plugin to help you secure your blog. This time the plugin “File Hash Trace” will help you generate a report of file hashes for all of the files on your site and check it against the actual file hashes.
This way you can detect any file changes.
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Font Style

A WordPress plugin that helps you format your text with wiki like markups.
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TOC

And one more WordPress plugin:
This one makes life easier, when you want some table of content on your pages and posts, based on the H1-Hx tags used to mark the titles.
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WP identicon access rights

When installing WP_Identicon Plugin on my Word Press, I encountered the following error: After setting the access rights for the image cache /wp-content/plugins/wp-identicon/identicon to 0744, the test images displayed well, but newly generated images were saved as RW only (0600) for the owner. So the images were not accessible by the site visitors. Including the “chmod(WP_IDENTICON_DIR_INTERNAL.$filename, 0744);” line below in the function identicon_build in the file wp_identicon.php fixed the problem:
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MP3 Tag

And one more WordPress plugin:
This one makes life easier, when you use an embedded MP3-player on your blog.
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Amazon Book Picture

I did it again: Another WordPress Plugin.
This one is very small and simple:
Amazon Book Picture allows you to include a simple tag with a books asin or isbn in your posts which is replaced by an image of that book from amazon.
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