Configure + Enable Monit Brute Force Protection with fail2ban

Monit is a great tool for WordPress self-hosting which will monitor your essential services like nginx, MariaDB MySQL, php5-fpm, Varnish, Redis, memcached and basically anything running on your VPS or dedicated server. Monit does allow whitelisting so that only certain IP addresses or dynamic DNS addresses are allowed to access the Monit web interface. If … Learn more…

Automatically Back up WordPress to Google Drive WP-CLI Bash Script

Previously I have shown how to upload WordPress backups to Dropbox without a WordPress backup plugin. If your site isn’t that large than Dropbox’s free limit of 2 GB may suit your needs. However, if you have a larger site then Google Drive may be a better option since you get 15 GB of space … Learn more…