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How to find out the strength of the Wordpress (already stored) password?

Bruteforce hashes You could bruteforce the hash that is stored in the database. WordPress uses phpass for hashing. Per default, WordPress does not use blowfish or similar, but just md5 with an ...
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Can we serve our sites images with an ad server and not have the images blocked by ad blockers?

The intelligence of the blocker is down to whatever extension or software the user is using. Some will simply block adsense, while others may be configured to read a white list, or black list ...
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Does changing a website's platform affect its SEO?

Any used framework under the hood has no effect on the SEO. What it matters SEO wise is the front-end (on Site SEO), and the off-site SEO. Generally any structural, mark-up, content changes have ...
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How to improve page speed of a site built with Prismic

I work on the Developer Experience team over at Prismic, so I might be able to help answer your question! When I run some of these sites through PageSpeed insights, it's true that some aren't scoring ...
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How to find out the strength of the Wordpress (already stored) password?

I'm not sure that this is even possible. When you select your password, it's stored hashed in database. There's no reverse enginering when comes to hash algorithms. In my experience, script for ...
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Can we serve our sites images with an ad server and not have the images blocked by ad blockers?

Most ad blockers block 3rd party content from domains that are known to host ads. If you are using an ad server to host non-ad images, your images will got blocked whenever an ad blocker is used. ...
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Someone trying to attack my Joomla website with many different IP's

All the answers suggested I would do as well. If you want another level of security I would enable Apache Basic Authentication http://httpd.apache.org/docs/current/howto/auth.html with a username/...
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May I use custom images in a wordpress theme (not mine)?

Parse error: syntax error, unexpected '<' in /membri/thekrumbs/wp-content/themes/comicpress/functions.php on line 40 <?php if ( has_post_thumbnail()): the_post_thumbnail( 'featured-image', ...
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How to find out the strength of the Wordpress (already stored) password?

As the passwords are hashed, the only way to test their security is to brute force them. Gather a list of commonly used, weak passwords and test them against the hashes stored in your database. ...
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How to find out the strength of the Wordpress (already stored) password?

The good news are that you can change users passwords, the bad news are that you cannot see them.Wordpress is so powerfull that even in the database it stores the password with one way encryption it's ...
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Someone trying to attack my Joomla website with many different IP's

So, it's the same old story. But, first, there are few things to do: Firstly, scan your site with some antivirus tool. Then do this: Upgrade all components/plugins Upgrade your Joomla on latest ...
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Managing Web Templates using CMS such as Orchard

Yes, in the latest version there is a feature called Layouts which is available by default and lets you drag and drop components in a custom layout. A layout is made of rows and columns, and you can ...
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May I use custom images in a wordpress theme (not mine)?

Yes, you can do whatever you like with theme that you have. You've purchased it (or it's free). As long as you purchased it or if it's free, you can do whatever. Just make sure that you make a child ...
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What CMS from 2004 uses the files /shop, /shop/shopper_lookup.asp, and /shop/products.asp

Based on Stephen Ostermiller's research I looked at one of the sites and note that at the bottom of the source code it says <!-- Web Site Created with Microsoft Site Server Commerce Edition 3.0 ...
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How to create a custom sitemap file without sitemap generator?

Create a new document file like file.txt (In most OS you can do that by clicking on right button) and edit the extension from file.txt to file.xml or sitemap.xml, whatever you want. Add your all URL's ...
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Difference between Wordpress and Webflow

The main difference between services like Webflow (and Squarespace, Wix etc) and WordPress is that WordPress is open source. You can host it yourself wherever you like You can tweak code or even ...
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What CMS is used for this site?

Well, as http://whatcmsisthis.com/ doesn't recognise it, and the log-in area appears to be created with https://github.com/FriendsOfSymfony/FOSUserBundle (very few CMSs don't have user management out-...
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Modifying the PHP "upload_tmp_dir" variable on a Godaddy Linux hosting?

Actual Server Path This is a common problem associated with a lot of content management systems such as Joomla and WordPress that don't inform the site administrators that you are required to use ...
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How do I manage multilingual versions of my website with WordPress?

The plugin WPML is great for this job and will solve all your problems. You'll not have duplicate content because, in fact, the content will be the same but in other language. No problem with the ...
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.cm domains for content management systems

On a purely technical level, you shouldn't have problems having a site there. However, the message a .cm domain gives is not "Content Management System", but "From Cameroon". If things like SEO are ...
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Multiple SQLite3 Databases In A Single Web Application Viable?

My question is would using a slite3 database for each user within one web application be viable? It is "technically" possible but highly unorthodox. Using sqlite this way would be well outside the ...
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Does exporting from a CMS-based site to another site affect Google ranking?

I wanted to post this as a comment but I am lacking reputation points to do it, I want to give you recommendation before you transfer the site. Use WP Migrate DB to export the database, since ...
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Does exporting from a CMS-based site to another site affect Google ranking?

As long as all of the URLs you currently have resolve correctly and 301 redirects are created for the URLs that change, Google will be just fine with the switch. Google doesn't care how you serve ...
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How to monitor a website's networking activity towards 3rd party servers?

This is exactly why I hate wordpress and other CMS's. simply because so much can be added to it (including malicious scripts). Now the easiest way is to check each PHP file as it applies to wordpress ...
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Does changing a website's platform affect its SEO?

Can you answer all these questions with "yes": Is the html the same after the change? Is the content the same after the change? Is the site's speed the same after the change? Are the sent headers ...
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Sitecore for Java Applications

Sitecore seems to be built on .NET platform, so depending on how you want to integrate it, you might need to create some custom portlets that use remote APIs. You could build a app (with .NET or Java) ...
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Someone trying to attack my Joomla website with many different IP's

I suggest you scan your whole server to find malicious files inside. For the site's security, I think you already use Akeeba Admin Tools. If you do then change the administrator url with some random ...
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Using Google Analytics with WordPress plugin VS without - which is better?

Hard coding edits into core theme files goes against WordPress best practices. Each time the theme receives an update, you are going to need to re-add the tracking code. Also if the theme were to be ...
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Template or flat file for CMS?

I'd estimate that 90% of websites use a content management system with templates these days. The advantages of doing so have almost nothing to do with speed and everything to do with convenience. A ...
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