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If your site is having memory limit issues, you may be able to adjust this yourself – or, you may need to speak with your host. To adjust it on your own, here are some things you can try:

1. Edit your wp-config.php file.

Add this to the very bottom, right before the line that says, “Happy Blogging”:

define('WP_MEMORY_LIMIT', '256M');

WordPress memory can be different from the server – you need to set this regardless of server memory settings

2. Edit your PHP.ini file.

If you have access to your PHP.ini file, change the line in PHP.ini
If your line shows 64M try 256M:

memory_limit = 256M ; Maximum amount of memory a script may consume (64MB)

3. Edit your .htaccess file.

If you don’t have access to PHP.ini try adding this to an .htaccess file:

php_value memory_limit 256M

4. If none of the above works then you would need to talk to your host about having them increase your memory limit.

All our premium themes include a theme options panel that allows you to change the main appearance of your theme.

But if you want to customize a specific element that can’t be modified in the theme options, the following tip may be helpful.

First off, if you want to modify the theme’s files and/or edit the main stylesheet, it is strongly recommended to create a child theme.

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Most of the time, the problem with WordPress and security isn’t going to be themes or plugins, it’s actually how you configure your WordPress install:

  • Keep your WP core up to date
  • Secure login and password (never use “admin” as username or login)
  • Changing Authentication Unique Keys and Salts in wp-config.php
  • Unique database prefixes (avoid “wp_”)
  • Use of permalink structure
  • etc..

Also a very secure database password is strongly recommended.
Another thing: a lot of people will name their database “wordpress”, choose another database name.

Issues may also come from non-reliable and non-secure web hosting company servers (cheap ones).

Here is a post on wptuts that may be useful. There is few steps in this post to help you to secure your wordpress installation.
http://wp.tutsplus.com/tutorials/security/20-steps-to-a-flexible-and-secure-wordpress-installation/

You will also find a lot of plugin to improve your security.

This post is not a complete wordpress security guide but only a few tips to help you to get started.