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    Five Security Measures You Should Take To Protect Your WordPress Website Five Security Measures You Should Take To Protect Your WordPress Website Presentation Transcript

    • Five Measures You Can Take To Secure WordPress Cloudways
    • 2013 • It was terrible year for WordPress users. Thousands websites were defaced, hacked, or taken down. • The Reason: Bad WordPress Security
    • Five Major Steps You Need To Take You can make your website as secure as fortress if you take the following five security measures: • Safeguarding the Login page • Guarding the Admin page • Protecting the Theme • Tackling the Plugin related shortfalls • Protecting the Data
    • Safeguarding the Login • Disallow failed attempts by limiting login attempts • Implement two-factor authentication • Rename WordPress login path • Make an exclusive strong password for WordPress
    • Guarding the Admin page • Activate SSL for the WordPress Admin section • Keep your WordPress updated to the latest version • Create separate “editor” accounts for publishing materials • Never use “admin” as login name • Get a detailed security analysis done • Install security plugins like Sucuri
    • Protecting the Theme • Use themes hosted by WordPress (preferably) • Keep your theme updated (always) • Remove WordPress login and version from the theme (if any) • Delete unused WordPress themes (if any)
    • Tackling the Plugin related shortfalls • Use plugins hosted only on WordPress • Update your plugins whenever available • Use recently-made alternative if a plugin has not been updated for more than 12 months • Delete unused plugins
    • Protecting the Data • Host on a secure infrastructure • Set a backup schedule, preferably on weekly basis • Access your site only with SFTP (Secure FTP) • Set all files to file permission 644 and all folders to 755 • Keep offsite backups
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