Disabling Featured Image on Posts with Elementor

I recently had the chore of converting an existing web site built with a ten year-old theme and page builder to something more modern. I chose the Astra theme and Elementor page builder, both “Pro” versions. Manual migration wasn’t as tough as I thought it would be because the site was mostly blog articles written

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Watch Your Logs! Stop the Bad Guys.

If you’re running a WordPress site with the Apache web server and haven’t looked at your server logs, it’s time you did. Unless you’ve installed some fairly heavyweight server and network protections you’re probably going to see that a lot of the traffic to your web site are hackers looking for vulnerabilities they can exploit. 

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So maybe I’m pretty good with WordPress after all

I began my techie life as an 8088/86 assembly language programmer, a skill that’s all but disappeared with today’s incredibly faster processors and terabytes of addressable memory.  From there I went to Forth and C.  Then perl, PHP and SQL. I worked with Drupal for a few years, mostly doing module development. The one platform

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