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WordPress Admin Login – Tips for Securing It

WordPress Admin Login – Tips for Securing It

| November 15, 2017 | 2 Comments

We all know hackers love to exploit the WordPress admin login page. I was reminded of how tenacious hackers are when I reviewed the settings on the Limit Login Attempts plugin (which logs the number of unsuccessful attempts). In total I have 54 pages worth of unsuccessful login attempts among my various blogs. Each page […]

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WP-Json Exploit: Is Your WordPress Blog Vulnerable?

WP-Json Exploit: Is Your WordPress Blog Vulnerable?

| November 2, 2017 | 6 Comments

The more I fumfer around with my blogs the more I learn about things I wish I didn’t need to learn. This time I learned about WordPress’ wp-json exploit. The wp-json security hole has been around since WordPress version 4.7.0 (circa February, 2017).  Actually, I’m surprised the programmers hadn’t fixed it in the subsequent updates […]

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Oh those Blasted Internet Scrapers!

Oh those Blasted Internet Scrapers!

| October 25, 2017 | 2 Comments

A few months ago I learned more than I wanted about internet scrapers when I realized NJFM was being attacked by one (or several). At first I couldn’t quite figure out what was going on. I would periodically receive notifications from my web hosting company, SiteGround (they’re the best), of potentially reaching my daily usage […]

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Surprising Income Increase by Tweaking Old Blogs

Surprising Income Increase by Tweaking Old Blogs

| October 12, 2017 | 6 Comments

Warning: If you’ve been blogging continuously without taking a long hiatus, you don’t really need to read this post. You already know that responsive ads increase income. ### By tweaking my old blogs during the month of August I realized a 1.7% decrease in traffic and a 74% increase in income! Don’t be too impressed. […]

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Blogs: Cleaning, Combining and Redirecting

Blogs: Cleaning, Combining and Redirecting

| September 5, 2017 | 6 Comments

Boy, it’s been forever since I’ve written here on NJFM. The site is mostly dead. I checked my stats and found that I get an average of 3 or 4 visits a day. That’s okay because except for the motivational posts, the rest of the stuff is pretty much outdated. The Internet kept evolving while […]

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Checking My Blog’s Responsiveness

Checking My Blog’s Responsiveness

| March 23, 2016 | 7 Comments

Warning: Before using YouResponsive.com please read Crystal’s comment. YouResponsive.com might not be as above board as I thought they were. Thanks to YouResponsive.com I’ve made my blog responsive. According to Webster’s Dictionary, responsive means “reacting in a desired or positive way, or quick to react or respond.” Back in the day, prior to the increase […]

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Not My Intention for NJFM

Not My Intention for NJFM

| March 16, 2016 | 3 Comments

Warning: Minor political rant! This is not what I had in mind when I chose the title  “No Job for Mom” for this blog. Below is a snippet of an article that appeared yesterday on the Emirates 24/7 News website. It doesn’t need much of an introduction: Mayor no job for mom: Berlusconi Sexism row […]

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Why I Won’t Officially Bury NJFM

Why I Won’t Officially Bury NJFM

| March 10, 2016 | 16 Comments

From time to time I remember the good old days of NJFM. I think those were my happiest blogging days. I still have several blogs online, but NJFM was always my favorite. Why? Because I was able to just be me. I didn’t worry much about SEO and political correctness; I was just me. As […]

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Hosting Companies – The Best, The Bad and the Unresponsive

Hosting Companies – The Best, The Bad and the Unresponsive

| October 29, 2015 | 10 Comments

I think I’ve found the perfect hosting company and the name is SiteGround. If you don’t want to read my entire tale of woe, read this first paragraph and then skip down to the bottom of this post and read the last 5 paragraphs under the section: Tale of Woe Ends Here – Silver Lining […]

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An Entire Year of No Blog Posts

An Entire Year of No Blog Posts

| August 25, 2015 | 15 Comments

It’s been a full year since I’ve written a post to the No Job for Mom blog (shame on me). What has been happening in this past year? Well first and foremost, I’m a grandma! It doesn’t get much better than that! I won’t go on gushing about my grandchild. Suffice it to say he’s […]

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