Robert Spangler

UI/UX designer & front-end developer


Category: WordPress

Preventing Brute Force Attacks

One of the most common methods that hackers use to get into your site is a brute-force attack. A brute-force attack essentially means that hackers are setting up bots to slam your login form, usually with a dictionary of common username/password combinations. This is not a WordPress problem, but a website problem. WordPress has a… Read more »

How to Make The Events Calendar Plugin Start Week on Sunday

The Events Calendar/Pro is the best WordPress powered calendar solution I’ve come across. On thing that has always bothered me was that the first day of the week started on Monday. Many westerners, like myself, aren’t used to seeing our calendars that way. The change is very simple, but it’s not located in the Plugin… Read more »

Introducing WP Maintainer

Hot off the presses, today we’re launching along with WordPress 3.5. If you have a WordPress site, WP Maintainer makes your life simple and helps fight perspiration when updating your installation, hitting the oops button, or battling security concerns. Here’s the long list of features, and below, in my opinion, are the key features: All WordPress Updates Scheduled backups… Read more »

JW Player for WordPress – Playlist Not Displaying

JW Player for WordPress is a great little solution to locally house and present your videos. However, I recently had an issue where my playlist for JW Player would not display. I could see that it was loading and pulling in the list of videos, but even with my Advanced Settings being correct it still… Read more »