Category: WordPress Security

Your Website: DIY or Hire a Developer?

In the age of hacking, keeping your website core application and plugin extensions up to date is critical. Each update will have addressed the vulnerabilities that have most recently come to light, making your site more secure. In the WordPress environment, though rare, it is possible for a plugin, when updated, to conflict with another […]


6 Easy Steps to Make Your WordPress Site More Secure

Hacking of WordPress sites has become an unfortunate epidemic, but there are several things you can do to make sure that your site does not fall victim.

1. Make sure your User Name is something other than “admin.” Hackers always begin with “admin” as a user name and cycle through passwords, attempting to log into WordPress sites.
2. Choose a Password that is…


Is “WordPress Security” an Oxymoron?

Frequently, when I’m speaking with someone about developing a WordPress website, I hear the comment, “But WordPress sites get hacked.” Yes, some do. However there are steps you can take to make sure YOUR site isn’t one of them. Two fronts need to be defended….