How to Prevent Your WordPress Website from Being Attacked

WordPress is known as the best blogging platform for a reason. I am sure everyone knows it as an amazing CMS platform which enfolds a multiple number of features and functions on it. One excellent thing with WordPress is it has got a plenty of plugins and resources which helps in enhancing the functionality of any website.

How to Prevent Your WordPress Website from Being Attacked

The recent attack on WordPress blogs by unidentified hackers has brought the vulnerability of WordPress to attention. Categorized as ‘brute force’ attacks, they made the news and warned WordPress site owners – once again – that it is in their best interests follow safety best practices.

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Giveaway: Win a Standard Subscription Account of 123RF.com

We are excited to present you with special, more exciting prizes. Once again we came up with cool freebies giveaway as promised. This is our way of saying thanks to our readers for being part of the iShift community and helping us make it to where we are right now.

Giveaway: Win a Standard Subscription Account of 123RF.com

Today we are collaborating with royalty-free microstock photography marketplace 123RF.com on a contest that is giving away a Standard Subscription Account (worth USD89/subscription) to 3 winners.

So Hurry up, read the rules, and win some awesome freebies.

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What’s Next After Penguin 2.0?

Note: Google rolled out Penguin 2.0 a few days ago, which affected 2.3% of queries. This post is not written to discuss any possible future update by Google – you’ll see no hypothetical Zebras here, no bigger Penguins, no deadlier Pandas and, in fact, nobody from Zoo.

What’s Next After Penguin 2.0?

Now this means the title is a little misleading, right? No. Wrong.

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App Development Resources and Process

In the field of technology, mobile applications are the current fad. These applications, or apps as they are called in short, have become a very integral part of marketing, customer satisfaction, and overall brand management strategies of almost every business. With a good portion of the public turning to their mobile devices for everything they do, these applications help businesses keep in touch with their customers.

App Development Resources and Process

Are mobile apps a fad though? It seems as though more and more people are using smart phones and tablets and that more and more of our lives are being impacted by our mobile connectivity. Mobile apps are the way we interact through our devices, I think they are here to stay. The question now is what business can benefit from a mobile app and how do they go about getting one?

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99 Extreme Examples of Bokeh Photography

The quality of the blur has come to be known as "bokeh". Bokeh in terms of photography referring the area in the photo which are out of focus light to increase beautiful and dramatic image. The origin of the term is from the Japanese word "romaji" (english characters) is spelled "boke" (pronounced bo-keh) and which means "fuzzy". For good Bokeh, ideally points and lines would blur smoothly as they fell out of focus, in the manner, for example, of a smooth Gaussian blurring.

99 Extreme Examples of Bokeh Photography

When it comes to inspiration then there is no limitation on resources. Photography is one of the key sources of inspiration for some of our past work. Here we talking about photography of specific form named as "Bokeh Photography" which I find usually amaze me. If you know how to shoot a photo then you can also change something fairly simple to something creative or abstract or otherwise more artistic. You don’t need any special skills for taking such shots. It all depends on the environment and perfect timing.

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70+ New Single Page Website Designs for Inspiration

As you’ve already seen in our previous posts about Single Page Website Designs that showcasing your work in single page design is a hot trend. It's kind of ironic to see what designers can do with single pages as modern age designers love to experiment with things and observe how people interact with their work. Even though this is not a common trend to follow but still as the new design styles come up, and as more and more designers notice them and make use of them in their work, this kind of trends emerge.

70+ New Single Page Website Designs for Inspiration

In this presentation, you’ll find a variety of highly-creative, beautiful and most importantly inspirational designs which is following the same trend of single page designs.

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