HOW TO SECURE WORDPRESS?

how to secure WordPress

WordPress is an open-source application so you may face security level issues but do not worry we have tested a solution on how to secure WordPress.

Keep updating your WordPress with a new version.

>> Most common hacks/injections happen due to outdated WordPress, Themes, or plugins. So you should always keep up to date with the latest version of WordPress.

>> Always install themes, plugins recommended by https://wordpress.org/

Set strong Password

A strong password is necessary not just to protect your blog content. A hacker who achieves access to your administrator account is able to install malicious scripts that can certainly compromise your entire server.

You can avoid such things time of the set a password:

>> A word from a dictionary, in any language.
>> Any numeric-only or alphabetic-only password (a mixture of both is best).

Disable File Editing

You can disable File editing from your WordPress and set admin only and put the below code inside the wp-config.php file to secure WordPress files/folders

define('DISALLOW_FILE_EDIT', true);

Remove admin user

> > You can delete the default Admin username and create a new admin username or rename the existing username with an active email address.

Change table prefix name

You need to change the table prefix name by place the below line in Wp-config.php and change database prefix table name

$table_prefix  = ‘wp_myprefix_’;

 

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