Building Meetup.com with Events+ and Membership 2 Pro for WordPress

Creating a premium events site for your members, like Meetup.com, Ticketmaster or EventBrite, isn’t out of reach with WordPress – and is easily done when you pair our Events+ and Membership 2 Pro plugins. Integrating these plugins allows you to create a site – or network – where visitors can sign up to view event information and buy tickets. You …

CloudFlare Review: Speed Up Your Site for Free, Plus Setup Instructions

When you spend so much time building and optimizing your site, ensuring it loads fast for your visitors is a top priority. CloudFlare is a popular choice for boosting site performance – we even use it here at WPMU DEV. CloudFlare is a Content Delivery Network (CDN) that sends traffic through its global network to automatically optimize the delivery of your site …

Replacing Image Links in WordPress After Installing an SSL Certificate

After installing an SSL certificate on your site to amp up your security, you may notice your images suddenly don’t display at all. Don’t panic – just read on for the fix. When you install an SSL certificate, like the free one from Let’s Encrypt we wrote about recently, your site’s address adjusts slightly and even a slight adjustment means some …

Give Hackers the Smack-Down with Defender

Another week, another HUGE product release. Today, we’re excited to introduce you to Defender, our brand new security plugin… the hero that will defend you against evil bots, hackers and bad internet-y things. What does Defender do for you? Well, let’s start with scheduled security scans, vulnerability reports, safety recommendations, blacklist monitoring and customized hardening for your site… in just a …