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Fixing TimThumb Security in WordPress

TimThumb.php is a great open-source script that web developers can use to help speed up sites by doing some clever image caching and resizing.

Unfortunately it's been discovered that there is a security hole in older versions of the script. If you are using this script on your site - it may be part of a premium theme - then you need to upgrade it to the latest version.

To know if you've been affected, you need to do a search for a file called "timthumb.php" - if you downloaded your theme files to your desktop before uploading, then you can do instant search by typing the filename into Voidtools Search Everything - watch the video for a full walkthrough.

Fortunately, the fix is easy. (more…)

Posted in Maintenance, News, Security | 5 Comments

Fixing Broken WordPress Website

Hi folks, heres's another free video for y'all. This one  will be useful if your website is broken and you think the cause might be a WordPress Plugin (or even a broken theme) :)

You can see the original in High Def  at Fixing WordPress Whitescreen Caused By Plugins

Posted in Troubleshooting, WordPress | 1 Comment