Timthumb exploit in WordPress – how to find if you have it

Timthumb.php is sometimes named thumb.php or even maybe thumbnail.php, resize.php, crop.php or something else. The quickest way to find it is to look inside your theme folder. WordPress by itself has a thumbnailer which does not have the vulnerability, so you may not have it. Usually it’s the theme’s author that may decide to use […]

WordPress Salt Generator – one click Auth_Key

Each click makes a new salt key secret and easy, just for you! This is an official WordPress secret auth key and secure auth key salt generator. Just click the link and it will make unique keys for your wp-config.php file. https://api.wordpress.org/secret-key/1.1/salt/ If you reload the page or click this link again, you’ll get another […]

Apache security – response headers – hide apache version

While this does fall into WordPress tips and tricks, it’s more of a WordPress security tip: How to set: ServerSignature Off ServerTokens Prod      

Paragraph spaces in WordPress editor – how to remove space between paragraphs

If you press and hold the “Shift” key while you hit the “Enter” key it the WordPress editor will give you the secret next line instead of the new paragraph! If you simply hit the “Enter” or “Return” key on your keyboard it will create a new paragraph.

Reset your password in WordPress using PHPMyAdmin

from: http://codex.wordpress.org/Resetting_Your_Password Reset your password in WordPress by PHPMyAdmin: Begin by logging into phpMyAdmin and click databases. Image #2 A list of databases will appear. Click your WordPress database. Image #3 All the tables in your database will appear. If not, click Structure. Look for wp_users. Click on the icon for browse. Locate your Username […]