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Limit WordPress admin access

Following on from Part 3 about usernames and passwords, let me show you a really simple trick that will dramatically improve the security of any WordPress site you’ll ever work with. You already know that when you set up your WordPress site, the account that you set up for the WordPress site is an Administrator […]

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WordPress Backups and Logins

Backing up WordPress An important part of data security, whether it be your own data on a computer, on an external drive, on a disk, or in this case, a website running WordPress on the web, is to have a proper backup routine in place. When you run a WordPress site, there’s always a risk […]

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Keeping WordPress up to date

As of Version 3.7, WordPress ships with automatic maintenance and security updates. That means if you have a live WordPress site on the web, and a new maintenance and security update comes out, let’s say 3.9.2, then your WordPress site should automatically update to this new version. This is part of the process of making WordPress […]

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Is WordPress Secure?

Whenever we talk about WordPress and security, it’s important to address one question right off the bat. How secure is WordPress? The answer is, WordPress is one of the most secure web publishing applications available, and that is due to WordPress’ open-source status. Now, this might seem contradictory. If the source code for WordPress is […]

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