Change WordPress admin URL without plugin

WordPress is the most common CMS system and perhaps the easiest to work with him. Unfortunately most popular platforms for content management is often attacked. One of the most important things in creating a new WordPress site is to secure, using different test methods and plugins. In a series of articles we will show you different techniques that will make secure your website.

In this article I will introduce you how in a few steps to change the address of the administrator folder without using additional plugin.

1. Create a new folder in the directory of the site with a name known only to you, exm: “secretadminfolder

2. Define the folder as administrator in wp-config file:

define('WP_ADMIN_DIR', 'secretadminfolder'); 
define( 'ADMIN_COOKIE_PATH', SITECOOKIEPATH . WP_ADMIN_DIR);

3.Rewrite directory in .htaccess file by adding the following directive:

RewriteRule ^secretadminfolder/(.*) wp-admin/?%{QUERY_STRING} [L]

4. Adding features at the end of wp-includes/functions.php file:

/* change wp-admin of WP_ADMIN_DIR */

add_filter('site_url', 'wpadmin_filter', 10, 3); 

    function wpadmin_filter( $url, $path, $orig_scheme ) { 
        $old = array( "/(wp-admin)/");
        $admin_dir = WP_ADMIN_DIR; 
        $new = array($admin_dir);
        return preg_replace( $old, $new, $url, 1); 
    }

/*wp-admin, hide address, error 404*/

add_action( 'init', 'block_wp_admin' );
    
    function block_wp_admin() {
        if(strpos($_SERVER['REQUEST_URI'],'wp-admin') != false){
            wp_redirect( home_url().'/404' );
            exit;
        }
    }

That’s all. Now when you try to access wp-admin directory will out 404 or page that you specify in the last function, also in admin panel you will enter at: www.yoursite.com/secretadminfolder

Triangle of project management!

Can a job be quality, not cheap and be done in time? Everyone is looking for the perfect deal, but you have to abide by the “Triangle of project management”, which is the main of any business. Consider what is more important to you of the three parameters (sides of the triangle) and allow control of the other two sides of your counterparty. It is logical that if you change one side, it will affect the other two. Anyone determined the correct parameter important for him (side) will know what he’s doing and what you will receive. Looked at things realistically – only as a guarantee for success!

Tips for choosing a suitable site

It is a fact that nowadays the positive aspects in the online presence of your business to your personal web site is social networks. What site your business will reap the most benefits? What kind of website do you need? The answer to these questions is directly related to the area of ​​your business and your ideas for its future development. Of course, if you are in the trade, you would be needed an electronic shop and if you are in the service sector, the corporate website will be the most suitable for you. It is extremely important when attempting idea of ​​meaningful and useful online presence to inquire professionals, to share with them ideas and to comply with their recommendations and guidelines. Here are some tips of what you need to keep in mind when building basic types of sites:

  • Corporate website:
  • has a stylish and pleasant design with easy navigation to allow customers to reach quickly and easily to the required information.
  • to focus on the most important part of the business.
  • has extensive pictures, text and video material that presents your business in the most detailed manner.
  • to have a blog section in which you can create for the visitors of the website all important news, like your brand and the new and interesting developments in the field of your business.

–           E-shop:

  • Extremely important navigation: customer needs 3 clicks to reach the required product, it we recommended having a filter for quickly select.
  • Products: we recommend in every product to have photos taken by you, not downloaded from the Internet. Preferably the product has a detailed description, which must be unique – not to copy information from your competitors.
  • Hosting: it is critical to select quality hosting so that your website will load as quickly as possible. This is important for search engines and the attitude of customers to your site, because no one likes to wait.

What you should know about Internet shopping

If you decide to use online trading, your business can only grow. This article will show you what are the “ins and outs” of a successful online store. Over the past few years have seen increasing number of “non-real” stores which is meaning this is not something new and some of the problems associated with online marketing are cleared. Online store is very useful – people can shop around the world from you with one click… fast, easy, simple! In fact, online shopping / in some companies / is so successful that they close their real stores.

Ways to create an online store:

  • has a completely customized website
  • CMS platform (WordPress, PrestaShop, OpenCart …)

The most important part of creating a rule of three “S”, and they are:

  1. Space (Storage Space) – it is necessary for all of your information (products, pages, etc.).
  2. Protocols for safety (Safety Protocols) – they are needed in payments and almost non-existent online store without them – such as SSL (Secure Socket Layer).
  3. Design your site (Site Design) – it is also important because it will exactly what your customers will see. There are many terms and techniques to achieve good design (userfriendly, responsive design, etc.).

How to advertise on Google AdWords, alone or hire an expert?

What is Google AdWords expert and why you need it? Everyone can advertise on Google AdWords. Access to the platform is free and actually not very hard to create a basic advertising campaign. So why you should trust the agency or AdWords expert? The difference is felt in the results. AdWords expert is someone who promotes your business by Google Adwords, reaching desired goals. Thus saving you time, money and helps your business to be successful. You would think that there is something you can not learn on their own? Probably so, but before you start to build and optimize your campaigns with Google AdWords you should know that you have enough free time for all this voluminous information.

What to do with all these technical terms as: Call to action (CTA), Click Through Rate (CTR), Bid Strategy, Daily Budget, Cost-per-Click (CPC), PPC (Pay-Per-Click), Cost -Per-thousand impressions (CPM), Headline, Destination URL, Display URL, Ad groups, Quality Score, Ad Rank, Impressions, Mobile ad, Ad extansions … Most of the information in the online space was written in jargon and the technical terms as if all expected to be specialists. In addition, the competition is very high and you have to absorb a lot of information to make you better than everyone else.

Let’s be honest! Not everyone has the time and desire to understand everything! This is the main reason why you should hire someone with experience, professional, certified against the criteria of Google and knows how to beat the competition in your sector. This one should use best practices for managing and optimizing campaigns in the search network (Google AdWords Search), Display Network (GDN), mobile advertising, Email marketing, campaigns in AdWords (GSP) and video advertising campaigns on YouTube (YouTube Video Ads). The expert must use different methods to track ROI. AdWords specialist can build the most effective campaign to your budget, so your ad to reach the highest possible position of the lowest selling price or click. So when you sell a product the amount invested in his ad will be as low as possible. The aim of the expert is to increase your Conversion Rate by focusing on the right campaign and the exact customers at the best cost per click. Under Conversion Rate we mean how many clicks are needed to reach a sale or a result. All this business of Google is measured in percent. Finding a certified expert management of your Google AdWords will save time, money, nerves and most importantly, it will increase the maximum possible return on their investment. Now perhaps you realize that you need your own Google AdWords expert to successfully develop your business.