How To Secure Your Wordpress Blog From Hackers

Keep headers/logos under 125 pixels high. It takes up valuable viewing space, especially for laptop users, that is best left for the good stuff to appear"above the fold" Take a cue from the big companies, simple logos done well say it all. This is our #1 pet peeve - screaming logos and headers!



Installing the clean hacked wordpress site Scan plugin will check all this for you, and alert you that you may have missed. It will also tell you that a user named"admin" exists. That is the administrative user name. If you desire you can follow a link and find instructions for changing that title. I personally believe that there is a strong password enough security that is good, and because I followed these steps, there have been no attacks on the blogs that I run.

I protect an access to important files on the blog's server by placing an index.html file in the particular directory, that hides the files from public view.

In case you ever wish to migrate your website elsewhere, such as a new hosting company, you'd be able to pull this off without a hitch, and also without having to disturb your old site until the new one was in place and ready to roll.

Now we are getting into things specific to WordPress. Whenever you see it here install WordPress, you have to edit the file config-sample.php and rename it to config.php. You want to install the database details there.

There is. People know where they can login and they also could just drop by your login form and try a different combination of user accounts and passwords outside. So as to stop this from happening you need to install Login Lockdown. It is a plugin that allows users to try and login with a wrong password three times. After that the IP address will be banned from the server for a specific timeframe.

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