Secure WordPress Site From Hackers And Malware
1. Choosing the Best Web Host
2. Don’t Use Nulled (Cracked) Themes
3. Install a Best WordPress Security Plugin
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Best Free WordPress Security Plugins(Paid Plans are also available) are :
The Defender scan tool compares your WordPress install with the directory, reports changes and lets you restore the original file with a click.
4. Use Secure Usernames and Passwords
5. Disable file editor in admin dashboard
6.Change your WP-login URL
By default, to login to WordPress the address is “yoursite.com/wp-admin”. You can prevent this by changing the location of your login page, and this can easily be done using the plugin WPS Hide Login .
7. Limit Login Attempts
By default, WordPress allows users to try to login as many time as they want. Limit Login Attempts blocks an Internet address from making further attempts after a specified limit on retries has been reached, making a brute-force attack difficult or impossible. You can use plugin Limit Login Attempts Reloaded . You can also using other plugin WordFence security.
8. Akismet Anti-Spam
Akismet checks your comments and contact form submissions against global database of spam to prevent your site from publishing malicious content.
9. Install SSL Certificate
SSL redirect http links to https. Lock icon shows your Connection is secure and the SSL Certificate also boost SEO website’s in Google search engine rankings.
10. Update your WordPress Version, Themes and Plugins
11. Regularly Backup Files and Database