Tips for Secure Your WordPress Site Instantly

Updated on September 6, 2017 in Technology
2 on August 2, 2017

WordPress is one of best CMS used by millions of people for different purposes. But, Not to mention this is one of the most┬ávulnerable CMS on the internet ­čÖé ┬áThis is how i secure the WP within less than five minutes ­čÖé

  • Install Wordfence and configure properly
  • Disable login hints and Login Limits
  • Change WP admin Path
  • Disable Directory Browsing & XML RPC
  • Harden .htaccess fille with chmod 0666
  • Disable/Delete unwanted plugins and themes
  • Give right permission to the directories
  • Re-engineer the robots.txt file properly
  • Install & Enable login Notification Plugin
  • Install & Enable Activity log Plugin
  • Have strong Password with 30 days Reset Policy
  • Disable trackback and file editing
  • Update WP core and Plugins Ontime
  • Install and Configure Auto Backup Plugin ( Eg: updraft)
  • Find the best WP Host ( Eg: WPengine,bitnami cloud,etc)

Again, Makesure you have multiple offsite backups┬áfrom different platforms ­čÖé Anyway, What you’ll do when it comes to WP security ?

 
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You missed one important point. “Don’t use nulled plugins or themes”. ­čśŤ Most of the sites & blogs got hacked because of this simple mistake. And we should update wordpress, themes, and plugins if there is an update available. And we maintain a separate server for backups. ­čÖé

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on September 6, 2017
You missed one important point. “Don’t use nulled plugins or themes”. ­čśŤ Most of the sites & blogs got hacked because of this simple mistake. And we should update wordpress, themes, and plugins if there is an update available. And we maintain a separate server for backups. ­čÖéFrom Thiru

 
You nailed it ­čÖé This is a common issue here, Everyone trying to steal others hardwork! It’s okay to use nulled one for your experiment, But when it comes to commercial or your own use pay them respectfully and get the genuine copy of that.

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