Learn how to secure your WordPress Website.
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About the Book

This eBook is a comprehensive guide to securing your WordPress website. It covers all the essential steps to ensure that your website remains safe and protected from potential security threats. The eBook is written for WordPress users of all levels, from beginners to experienced developers. It contains step by step instruction on how to add different security layers to your WordPress installation. By following the guidelines in this eBook, you can take proactive steps to keep your website safe and secure.

About the Author

Tshenolo Mos

Tshenolo Mos is an experienced software developer based in Hamilton, ON, Canada. He has worked with WordPress for the past 10+ years, developing and managing website for various clients.

Table of Contents

  • About the Author
  • Introduction
  • Choosing a strong and unique password for your WordPress administrator account
  • Enabling two-factor authentication
  • Keeping WordPress, themes, and plugins up to date
  • Limiting the number of failed login attempts
  • Using a security plugin
  • Backing up your WordPress website
  • Limiting access to the WordPress admin area
  • Disabling file editing from the WordPress dashboard
  • Using SSL/TLS
  • Regularly scanning your website for malware and other security threats
  • Table prefix to all database tables
  • Delete Obsolete Files
  • Remove Unused Themes and Plugins
  • Use Correct File Permissions
  • .htaccess
    • wordpress/.htaccess
    • wordpress/wp-admin/.htaccess
    • wordpress/wp-content/.htaccess
    • wordpress/wp-content/uploads/.htaccess
  • wp-config.php
  • MySQL database user privileges
  • Recommended plugins