Update your WordPress username to increase security on your site

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If you use “admin” as the default administrative login for your WordPress site, it may be vulnerable to hacking. ┬áNews outlets are reporting and Matt Mullenwag is discussing the recent Brute-force botnet attacks on WordPress sites with the default “admin” account, and the take away is: change the username, use a strong password.

Client site relaunch: J Compton Gallery

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We’ve just redesigned the online gallery for our client Jean Compton. Jean deals in Americana, folk art, and antique dolls and toys, and her website is both a way to connect with clients and prospects and a showcase for the fascinating objects she finds. We had created her original website a few years ago, and Jean wanted to keep the … Read More

FAQ: Starting a blog at WordPress.com

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Q: I want to start a blog for a particular population segment, and I’d like to get sponsors for the blog eventually. My question is this. If I start with a WordPress.com hosted blog just to get some content out there with a readership so that I can then approach sponsors, can I later convert it to a self-hosted blog? … Read More