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Tips on Speeding Up Your WordPress Site, Part 1

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Despite its lightweight code and easy-to-install framework, WordPress may be muddled by too many cobwebs and convoluted stuff that may drag the time it takes to load a webpage. Page loading time is a very vital currency for any website, whether WordPress-run or not. A few milliseconds of delay could spell the difference between a successfully followed website and an abandoned one.

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Tips on Strengthening your WordPress Security, Part 2

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Malicious codes. Brute-force attacks. Unauthorized access. These are just some of the most common security vulnerabilities that any website may potentially be exposed to. No matter how secure WordPress is, any website running under this blogging platform is not exempt from security threats. We look at how else you can secure your WordPress web sites.

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Using iptables to whitelist MaxCDN

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If you find MaxCDN is not pulling images, CSS and Javascript from your server, and/or you're getting 503 Bad Gateway error messages when attempting to access content on MaxCDN's servers, this is most likely due to your server's firewall policy preventing MaxCDN's servers from accessing your web site. This can be fixed by entering new iptables rules via SSH.

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