WordPress Plugin Vulnerabilities


This is for all of you WordPress users. Recently a lot of vulnerabilities were discovered which allow hackers and script kiddies to have access to your website if you are running outdated versions of all the following plugins: Jetpack WordPress SEO Google Analytics by Yoast All In one SEO Gravity Forms Multiple Plugins from Easy […]

Claro Nicaragua DNS system sucks!


Ok Folks, over a month ago I was finally able to get wired cable internet in my new house thanks to Claro Nicaragua. I grabbed a Triple play: Digital Cable, Land Line and Cable Internet. I was really hesitant and went back and forth with the sales folks as due to my own experience and […]

5 MUST HAVE Plugins for WordPress on Shared Hosting plans


I’m back 🙂 This time I have over 7 months working for Site5.com. I have been able to interact with probably more than 1 thousand customers and helped them on their issues. Most of them have no HTML or Security expertise and are regular folks like you and me trying to get on the digital […]

Stream from your Mac via DLNA to your Roku (or any other DLNA capable device)


I have a Mac which is my primary computer. But I also have a Dell XPS with Windows on it. Windows has DLNA built in, so you can stream it to any DLNA capable device such as SmartTVs, tablets, gaming consoles, smartphones, etc. So streaming a video from my Windows computer to my Roku or […]

Lost your WordPress Administrator password?


This happens a lot on the web hosting world: clients loose their WordPress password clients forget their Wordpress Administrator username clients setup an email and they no longer have access to it to do the password reset WordPress of the client can’t send email notifications because its being blocked by the anti spam filters. Before we start, […]

FileZilla and cPanel based servers – the issue and solution


As I have shared in past blog posts, I currently work for Site5.com and as part of my job I help customers from the over 6 million websites hosted to solve some issues.

Recently one of the most used FTP applications, FileZilla, was updated. Unfortunately this new version literally broke the ability to connect to their FTP for many users of cPanel based hosting such as Site5.com. So I am doing this post as a tutorial to try to help all those people who are facing this exact same issue with their providers and FileZilla.