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Family Tree Magazine’s Hit Parade

Family Tree Magazine was the first “mainstream” genealogy entity to recognize the potential of genealogy blogging when they included bloggers in their ¬†101 Winning Web Sites¬†article back in September 2007. Soon bloggers got their own list – the Top 40 – and Family Tree Magazine has spotlighted bloggers in many other ways too. Genealogy blogging…… Continue reading Family Tree Magazine’s Hit Parade


Protect Your WordPress Blog From Attacks

There is a “brute-force” botnet attack on-going against self-hosted WordPress sites. They are using programs they have installed on other compromised blogs (that’s the botnet) which logs in to your blog’s “admin” account over and over again thousands of times using a different password each time, hoping to find one that works. If they succeed,…… Continue reading Protect Your WordPress Blog From Attacks