In this article, we are going to know How To Secure WordPress Site In Easy Ways. We all know WordPress is the most popular blogging and CMS system on the Internet which makes it a favorite target for hackers.
Also, it is a world-known factor that no one can fully protect the site from the hacker. However, we can take possible steps to prevent our site. In this article, we described various ways which help the blogger to secure their WordPress site. The methods mentioned here by the various analysis.
The security can be done in two ways in major.
There are various plugins which are used to secure the WordPress. This is a simple process which can be done by all WordPress site owners by simply installing the free plugin. Some of the Plugins are
WP Security Audit Log
All In One WP Security
Advanced WordPress Security
Security Ninja Lite
Backup our website is most important which helps us to avoid hackers. We should do this process in every week. Here also plugin helps to do with this process. There are many WordPress plugins that can help you with that, the famous plugin for this is “Ready! Backup”. If you go with paid plugin “BackupBuddy” is best ever.
Limit Login Attempts
This is the plugin which limits the number of failed login attempts and it ban an IP for a specified number of hours.
Few things should be done by us to secure our WordPress site.
Avoid Using Username as “admin”
This is because, almost all admin use this name as Username, it is quite possible for the hackers to hack your site using this name.
It is possible to hack your account with your weak password. So make sure you provide strength password which the hackers cannot find. Avoid using usual passwords.
Use Secure Hosting
Choose web hosting provider by its quality not by its cost. Also, make sure you use a well-established company with a good track-record for strong security measures.
If the hacker gains access to your admin panel, then their first work is to edit your files and modify with their code. It can be avoided by disabling the file edit option which is the default action. While you install WordPress, Click onto Appearance -> Editor. Edit any of the theme files right in the dashboard.
Avoid Free Themes
We should try to avoid free themes. It is possible, the themes wouldn’t built by a reputable developer. It makes the hacker do something with our website.
Free from Virus and Malware
Make sure your computer is free from virus. Because, a potential attacker can gain access to your login details and make a valid login to your site bypassing all the measures you’ve taken before.
Finally, make sure the files which you upload from localhost are free from malfunction.
Thus, the WordPress can be secured.
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