Using WordPress nonces

Nonces are an important security feature of WordPress. Whilst they’re not infallible, they should be used on all forms you submit in WordPress (backend, frontend, plugins etc.). The term ‘nonce’ stands for ‘number used once’. As it happens they’re often used more than once in WordPress but that doesn’t detract from they’re usefulness as a […]

Speed up WordPress by fixing the cron job

WordPress needs to run certain things on a regular basis. It needs to check whether scheduled posts should be submitted, plugins and themes need to be updated, emails need to be sent and such. To do this, WordPress has a wp-cron.php file. By default, this gets called every time someone accesses your site. I presume WordPress does it […]