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Granting Agencies access to your website and supporting infrastructure.

One of the first things you do, when you’re onboarding with new agencies that will do some kind of work on your website, is to grant them access. Before granting them full access you should think, what they need to do, and what level of access is needed in order for the agency to complete…

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Moving from Password Expirey to 2 Factor Authentication

Whether you have a large membership site or just a couple of administrators, it’s important to provide a secure login experience. Secure logins help to minimize the chances of data loss, identity theft, and fraud. There are many tools available to help you do this within your WordPress website. Today I will talk specifically about…

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Weak Passwords Used by Visitors Can Jeopardize Your Website’s Security—Here’s How to Curb the Risk

As website security vulnerabilities go, weak passwords seem like no biggie. Wrong. A friend of mine learned the hard way the truth about weak passwords and the visitors who love them. So as not to embarrass my friend, let’s keep his name out of this. It’s enough for you to know he operates a successful…

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Does Logging Into Your WordPress Dashboard from a Public Wi-Fi Pose a Website Security Risk? Unlikely, Says Wired

Website security ranks high up on the list of things that make for a healthy online property. Accordingly, Valet devotes much effort to helping you keep your site as secure as possible. Mostly, that involves looking for weaknesses that hackers could potentially use to carry out their evil plans. But it also involves reminding you…

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Australia’s New Cyber-Snooping Law May Create Website Security Issues Affecting Health of Your Online Property

Australia’s new cyber-snooping law may create website security issues for online properties everywhere—not just in Oz. Specifically, the website security issues analysts at Valet believe your WordPress site’s health could be affected. Here’s how. The new law requires internet providers serving Australia to remove privacy protections currently preventing police from monitoring encrypted online activity. Additionally,…

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Valet Podcast: Hear Mason James Discuss Website Health, GDPR, Gutenberg, and More

Website health, Europe’s GDPR law, Google’s Mobile First initiative, and the new WordPress Gutenberg editor. These are among the topics discussed by Valet co-founder and business development lead Mason James during a Valet podcast available here. First up in this new Valet podcast is some frank talk about website health—a big focus for Valet, Mason…

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