How to secure my WordPress website from hackers? Print

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To ensure that WordPress websites are secure and safeguarded from attacks, we recommend the following steps:

  1. Always update and upgrade your WordPress installation and all installed plugins.
  2. Install WordFence Security or Better WP Security plugin, and follow the steps provided by the plugin. It's free! Just choose one. :)
  3. Ensure that your admin password is secure and preferably randomly generated.
  4. Always have a backup of your WordPress site/database.
  5. Other ways of hardening WordPress can be found here:

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