Don’t Be Afraid to Fail – Quick Start Challenge

Kevin Barham - Quick Start Challenge 2015

This post is in relation to my involvement in The Quick Start Challenge 2015.  Our Week 1 challenge was to get a blog launched and make a post in relation to the challenge.  I created this blog in preparation for the challenge and have now added this new Video Post.  The ‘About Me’ page is coming up next [Edited: July 13th, 2015] About me page has now been added..

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WordPress Security – Remove the Default Admin Username

WordPress Security – Remove Default Admin Username

A simple tweak to improve wordpress security

With some WordPress installers, the default WordPress installation has a username of ‘admin’.

You should change this admin username because if your site does suffer a hacking attempt and you haven’t removed the default user, the hacker would already have half of the login credentials and would only have to do a ‘brute-force’ attack to try to guess your password.

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