On average, 30,000 new websites are hacked each day. WordPress websites can be an easy target for attacks because of plugin vulnerabilities, weak passwords and obsolete software.
Thanks to an active community and open-source development, WordPress continues to be an excellent choice for a wide variety of websites because of its ease of use, flexibility and continued development.
And by following a few simple WordPress security best practices, you can greatly reduce your vulnerability to attack.
What you’ll learn in this guide:
- The different types of WordPress security vulnerabilities
- Common mistakes users and admins make
- WordPress security best practices
- Actions you can take today to reduce your risk of a hack or breach
Kristen has been writing tutorials to help WordPress users since 2011. You can usually find her working on new articles for the iThemes blog or developing resources for #WPprosper. Outside of work, Kristen enjoys journaling (she’s written two books!), hiking and camping, cooking, and daily adventures with her family, hoping to live a more present life.