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Protect Your Site: Security Tips For WordPress (GoDaddy "The Campfire" Hangout)

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WordPress, the world’s most popular website platform, is also one of the world’s most popular online targets. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to avoid potential security issues and recover your site if a problem arises.

Joshua McNary will share quick tips for securing your site. Learn WordPress best practices, plugins and backup routines to ensure your site is never lost for good.

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Protect Your Site: Security Tips For WordPress (GoDaddy "The Campfire" Hangout)

  1. 1. Make Your WordPress Install More Secure Joshua McNary Marketing Technologist @McNary http://mcnary.me #godaddy #campfire October 30, 2014 © McNary Marketing & Design LLC. All Rights Reserved.
  2. 2. No Magic Solution WordPress security is what it is. © McNary Marketing & Design LLC. All Rights Reserved.
  3. 3. What about your ROI? Self-hosting or a managed service? © McNary Marketing & Design LLC. All Rights Reserved.
  4. 4. Give me the tips already!! 8 practical tips © McNary Marketing & Design LLC. All Rights Reserved.
  5. 5. 1 Change Admin Username © McNary Marketing & Design LLC. All Rights Reserved.
  6. 6. 2 Create Strong Passwords https://agilebits.com/onepassword http://lastpass.com/ © McNary Marketing & Design LLC. All Rights Reserved.
  7. 7. 3 Always Keep WordPress Updated © McNary Marketing & Design LLC. All Rights Reserved.
  8. 8. 4 Deactivate/Delete Unused Plugins © McNary Marketing & Design LLC. All Rights Reserved.
  9. 9. 5 Install Login Limiter http://wordpress.org/plugins/limit-login-attempts/ https://wordpress.org/plugins/bruteprotect/ © McNary Marketing & Design LLC. All Rights Reserved.
  10. 10. 6 Use Two Factor Authenticator http://wordpress.org/plugins/google-authenticator/ © McNary Marketing & Design LLC. All Rights Reserved.
  11. 11. 7 Run Malware Scanner http://wordpress.org/plugins/sucuri-scanner/ https://www.godaddy.com/security/malware-scanner.aspx © McNary Marketing & Design LLC. All Rights Reserved.
  12. 12. 8 Establish Solid Backup Routine https://wordpress.org/plugins/updraftplus/ © McNary Marketing & Design LLC. All Rights Reserved.
  13. 13. 1. Change Admin Username 2. Create Strong Passwords 3. Always Keep WordPress Updated 4. Deactivate/Delete Unused Plugins 5. Install Login Limiter 6. Use Two Factor Authenticator 7. Run Malware Scanner 8. Establish Solid Backup Routine 8 practical tips © McNary Marketing & Design LLC. All Rights Reserved.
  14. 14. Make Your WordPress Install More Secure Joshua McNary Marketing Technologist @McNary http://mcnary.me #godaddy #campfire October 30, 2014 © McNary Marketing & Design LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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