WordPress Security Tips
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Is Your Web-site Secure?
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If A Hacker Gains Access To
Your Web-Site (CMS), What
Can They Really do?
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Anything They Want :-O
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What Inspires A Hacker?
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 To spy on friends, family members or even business rivals
 For thrill and excitement
 Intellectual challenge
 Money –...
Causes Of Being Hacked?
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Vulnerable Plugins And
Themes
Brute Force On
Administration
Password And Cookie Tapping
“Neighbour“ Sites
On Shared Hostin...
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How You Can Eradicate
That?
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 Use Strong Username And Password
• Recommended to change the Username ‘Admin’ to
something Different
• Use Password Gene...
 Use Recommended Plugins
Use Renowned Plugins such as
Woo-Commerce, Yoast SEO etc
WooNinjas - WordPress Development Servi...
 Update Update Update!
Keep your WordPress Core,
Plugins and Themes Up-
To-Date for better
performance, higher
security p...
 Disable File Edits
Disable file edit access else the Hacker can
harm your site in various kind of ways with
the help of
...
 Shared Hosting
While using a Shared Hosting,
Hackers got a huge chance to
easily hack your site.
To abolish that risk, A...
Move The Wp-config.Php File
WordPress added the ability to move the wp-config.php
file one directory above your WordPress...
 Use Strong Encryption
 Avoid plain text protocols
 Everyone should use SSL (and
make sure it’s configured
correctly)
W...
 Backup Backup!
Backup your:
 Database
 Uploaded media (wp-content/uploads)
 Custom themes and plugins
 Wp-config.Php...
 Last But Certainly Not Least
 Use Trusted source for themes and plugins.
 Know your admins, limit codes of accounts (W...
THANKYOU 
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  1. 1. WordPress Security Tips WooNinjas - WordPress Development Services
  2. 2. Is Your Web-site Secure? WooNinjas - WordPress Development Services
  3. 3. If A Hacker Gains Access To Your Web-Site (CMS), What Can They Really do? WooNinjas - WordPress Development Services
  4. 4. Anything They Want :-O WooNinjas - WordPress Development Services
  5. 5. What Inspires A Hacker? WooNinjas - WordPress Development Services
  6. 6.  To spy on friends, family members or even business rivals  For thrill and excitement  Intellectual challenge  Money – a main motivator  To steal services and/or valuable files WooNinjas - WordPress Development Services
  7. 7. Causes Of Being Hacked? WooNinjas - WordPress Development Services
  8. 8. Vulnerable Plugins And Themes Brute Force On Administration Password And Cookie Tapping “Neighbour“ Sites On Shared Hosting Indirect Ways– Phishing, Malware (Keylogger, Saved FTP Password) Vulnerabilities In WP Core WooNinjas - WordPress Development Services
  9. 9. WooNinjas - WordPress Development Services
  10. 10. WooNinjas - WordPress Development Services
  11. 11. How You Can Eradicate That? WooNinjas - WordPress Development Services
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  13. 13.  Use Strong Username And Password • Recommended to change the Username ‘Admin’ to something Different • Use Password Generator to create Strong Passwords WooNinjas - WordPress Development Services
  14. 14.  Use Recommended Plugins Use Renowned Plugins such as Woo-Commerce, Yoast SEO etc WooNinjas - WordPress Development Services
  15. 15.  Update Update Update! Keep your WordPress Core, Plugins and Themes Up- To-Date for better performance, higher security protocols and bug fixes. WooNinjas - WordPress Development Services
  16. 16.  Disable File Edits Disable file edit access else the Hacker can harm your site in various kind of ways with the help of “Define ( ‘DISALLOW_FILE_EDIT’, true );” WooNinjas - WordPress Development Services
  17. 17.  Shared Hosting While using a Shared Hosting, Hackers got a huge chance to easily hack your site. To abolish that risk, Ask your Hosting provider for safety measures to encounter this issue. WooNinjas - WordPress Development Services
  18. 18. Move The Wp-config.Php File WordPress added the ability to move the wp-config.php file one directory above your WordPress root file If WordPress is located here: public_html/wordpress/wp-config.php You can move your wp-config.php file to here: public_html/wp-config.php WordPress automatically checks the parent directory if a wp-config.php file is not found in your root directory This makes it nearly impossible for anyone to access your wp-config.php file as it now resides outside of your website’s root directory WooNinjas - WordPress Development Services
  19. 19.  Use Strong Encryption  Avoid plain text protocols  Everyone should use SSL (and make sure it’s configured correctly) WooNinjas - WordPress Development Services
  20. 20.  Backup Backup! Backup your:  Database  Uploaded media (wp-content/uploads)  Custom themes and plugins  Wp-config.Php  Keep a list of your installed third-party plugins WooNinjas - WordPress Development Services
  21. 21.  Last But Certainly Not Least  Use Trusted source for themes and plugins.  Know your admins, limit codes of accounts (WP, FTP Hosting) Etc.  Use multiple tools and tactics to protect your site.’  Be careful of bad certificates.  Don‘t believe everything that comes by mail. WooNinjas - WordPress Development Services
  22. 22. THANKYOU  WooNinjas - WordPress Development Services

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