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What to Expect from a WordPress Security Solution/Provider

What to Expect from a WordPress Security Solution/Provider
This entry is part 14 of 15 in the series Security September Series

There are so many WordPress security solutions and security providers in the market that one has to struggle hard to find and settle with one. There are a lot of things that a security solution or a provider should take care of. This post is about what users need as a security solution. What are they ready to pay for. I am writing this post with three kinds of people in mind.

Detecting and Removing Backdoors From a Hacked WP Website

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This entry is part 13 of 15 in the series Security September Series

Having your website hacked is not a pleasant experience. If you open your site and are being redirected to inappropriate sites, traffic plummets, getting blacklisted by search engines, browsers, and major antivirus software all point to one common thing; that is your site is hacked.

Scanning Your WordPress Websites for Security Vulnerabilities

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This entry is part 5 of 15 in the series Security September Series

In the previous article, I talked about the 5 Best WordPress Security Plugins and Solutions. You should check out that article before reading this one since they are both connected. What if you need to go beyond normal scanning plugins? This article is targeted towards intermediate users (let’s call them WP Super Admins who manage the clients’ WP websites for a living) and WordPress developers.

All You Need to Know About WordPress Security Keys and Salts

All You Need to Know About WordPress Security Keys and Salts
This entry is part 4 of 15 in the series Security September Series

Protecting sites against brute force attacks is the fundamental step of WordPress security. In the previous article, you learned about ways to prevent hackers from brute forcing the login page. WordPress security keys and salts offer yet another solution to improve and harden your site security.

WordPress Admin Area Security Best Practices

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This entry is part 2 of 15 in the series Security September Series

The backbone of any website is the administrative area and in fact, the most intriguing zone for hackers. Whenever you install WordPress, it creates a password protected administrator user which has access to the admin dashboard; which btw is hidden behind a login page.

Why Is WordPress Website Security Important?

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This entry is part 1 of 15 in the series Security September Series

How alarming is it to receive an email about an unauthorized login attempt to your WordPress account? Do you even have a WordPress login notification setup? Don’t worry that’s about to change; Daan Tol (owner of WPLift) got in touch with me, and we had a long conversation about WordPress security. Both of us knew that WordPress security is one of the biggest concerns for WPLift visitors. That’s why I have decided to start writing a series about WordPress Security. In this series, I will talk about everything you need to know and more about securing your WordPress website.

Free McAfee Secure Plugin: Show Visitors Your Site is Secure & Display a Trustmark

Displaying Trustmarks on your site is a proven way to reassure website visitors and increase conversions, landing on an unfamiliar website for the first time can be daunting in this day of age of security concerns among online shoppers. Malware warnings, phishing scams and so on all make the news on a daily basis so … Read moreFree McAfee Secure Plugin: Show Visitors Your Site is Secure & Display a Trustmark

The Missing Component in Your WordPress Security Strategy – Audit Logs

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WordPress websites have become a popular malicious hacker target. We have all seen it in the news – thousands of WordPress websites get hacked overnight. In fact even though WordPress is really easy to use and powers around 20% of the internet sites, many businesses refuse to use it because they think it is insecure. … Read moreThe Missing Component in Your WordPress Security Strategy – Audit Logs

How To: Completely Protect Your WordPress Website with Sucuri

We have talked about WordPress Security quite a bit lately. Since WPLift has become well-known and traffic has gone up, so too unfortunately have people trying to take advantage of the site – We are under constant attack from people trying to hack our admin and spam the site. I have the limit login attempts … Read moreHow To: Completely Protect Your WordPress Website with Sucuri

A Closer Look at WordPress Password Hashes

Like many web applications, WordPress stores user accounts in a MySQL database, including administrative user accounts with their associated password hashes. A closer inspection of the method chosen for hashing passwords in WordPress offers an critical view of how secure or insecure the hashing methods in place are for such high profile and widely used … Read moreA Closer Look at WordPress Password Hashes

Maintain Killer Security on your Blog by using one WordPress Plugin

The importance of a secure blog can never be under-estimated – Securing your website allows you to make your readers/visitors/clients feel safer. Why risk damaging your reputation by getting hacked? You work hard on your website’s design and content and also your search engine rankings so dont let some hacker ruin that for you.  I … Read moreMaintain Killer Security on your Blog by using one WordPress Plugin

WordPress Security: Best Practices, Free & Premium Plugins

WordPress is an easy to use, quick to learn, and secure content management system. However, just like any popular software, it is also targeted by hackers looking for security vulnerabilities in the software. Most such vulnerabilities get quickly patched by the WordPress community, if a threat is of more serious nature, WordPress team can also … Read moreWordPress Security: Best Practices, Free & Premium Plugins

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