Can you believe it’s a new year already? That means it’s time to make plans and get ready for the year ahead. Your website deserves a tune-up too, and we’ve put together a handy checklist for you to start off the year right.
1. Change your password
The start of the year is also a good time to update your passwords. You know that strong passwords should include lower and uppercase letters, numbers and symbols, but they’re always so hard to remember. Here’s a tip: Use random words with mixed capitalization, separated by symbols and numbers. Examples:
Because#Sand8Blimp — first letter capitalized
daylight>SPAGHETTI-1981 — 2nd word capitalized
2014pepsi?REEBOK\ — with names or brands
Isn’t that much easier to remember than
3lm3HO%9? This happens to be a weaker password too because there are only 8 characters in it. [Read more…]