It was Monday morning and I was on a call with a dozen others who are my peers. Each of us helps the small business owner with their businesses in one way or the other. It was at the end of the call and we were each sharing our websites and going over how to make little improvements here and there. Time was running out and there was just enough time for one more website review, I volunteered. As my site was coming up for all to see suddenly the screen turned a maroon red with an outline of a security officer with his hand stretched out and the words of"do not precede malware threat." There was more but I was horrified to remember precisely what it said. I was worried about my site on being destroyed plus humiliated the people on the call had seen me vulnerable I had spent hours.
Security plugins can be purchased by you to your WordPress blog. There are safety plugins out there that guarantees optimum security for your own blog. One is called rename your login url to secure your wordpress website Scan. The system is continuously scanned by this plugin for improving the security. Additionally, it updates the safety that the system can not be penetrated by new hackers.
Use strong passwords - Do your best to use a strong password, alpha-numeric, with upper and lower case and special characters. Easy to remember passwords are also easy to guess!
For me it's a WordPress plugin. They're drop dead easy to install, have all the features you need for a job other such as this, and are relatively inexpensive, especially when compared to having to employ someone to get this done for you.
Take note of your new password for the next time you sign in! I suggest the paid or free version of the software *Roboform* to remember your passwords.
Using a plugin for WordPress security makes great sense. WordPress backups need to be carried out on a regular basis. Do not become a victim of not being proactive because!