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I started to use Wordpress. Any tips to optimize for security
How to optimize my wordpress for security reasons
alexaseosolutions



 
Msg#: 4586715 posted 3:36 pm on Jun 22, 2013 (gmt 0)

How to optimize my Wordpress website so its secure and safe?!

Any tips?!

 

phpguy



 
Msg#: 4586715 posted 4:34 pm on Jun 22, 2013 (gmt 0)

There are several free security plugins. Id make sure to install one that limits login attempts, provides you with nightly backups, checks the file permissions on your wp install, and filters out the common things people look for.

ggrot

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Msg#: 4586715 posted 9:50 am on Jun 27, 2013 (gmt 0)

The biggest thing might be just to keep your wordpress up to date with software updates.

lorax

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Msg#: 4586715 posted 12:56 pm on Jul 5, 2013 (gmt 0)

Have you read the codex?

[codex.wordpress.org...]

blends



 
Msg#: 4586715 posted 10:53 pm on Jul 11, 2013 (gmt 0)

After being hacked over a year ago, I now always CHMOD my index files and any files that won't be dynamically changed or overwritten by wordpress to be unwritable. I also use BulletProof Security and Wordpress Firewall 2.

Seems to have done the trick for me. BulletProof security is pretty solid if set up correctly.

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