When you’re running your own business and website, there are times when certain tasks get pushed further and further down the to-do list. I know one of those tasks for a lot of people is website security. You might find yourself saying things like, “I’ll get this taken care of next week,” or “I know I need to do this, but it can wait until tomorrow.” Tomorrow turns into the next day. The next day turns into next week, and pretty soon it’s months later, and you still haven’t taken care of it.
Our guest author today is Anna Bogushevskaya. She helps build and maintain websites, so part of her job is ensuring all of her clients understand and keep up with website security. Lucky for us, she’s sharing 8 powerful tips for WordPress security. These are simple and quick things we can do right now. And on top of tighter website security, we’ll have a greater peace of mind! Read on for her awesome tips.
Several years ago, when I started building websites, I learned about WordPress security the hard way.
One morning, I switched my computer on, opened my site, and…Boom!
I saw a black screen with a brutal man carrying a couple of pistols, saying, “Your site has been hacked.” There was even some rock music playing in the background. Yes, the hackers went all out with background music and a graphic. Continue Reading…