Wordpress Cloning: What Is It And Do You Want It?I don't know about you, but when I secured my WordPress site, and I researched to see what others do to keep their blog secure, I found information I was completely confused. And some of the information was actually on superstitious or the top. People told me rename this folder to rename this file and install these ten plugins. It seemed to be a bit of work and energy.
My first step is not one you have to take but it helped me. I had a fantastic old fashion pity party. I cried and railed against the evil hackers (that where probably 13 and smarter then me) And I did before I started my website, what I should have done. And here is where I want you to start as well. Learn hacked. The attractive thing about secure your wordpress site and why so many of us recommend because it is so easy to learn, it is. Unfortunately, that is also a detriment to the health of our sites. We have to learn how to put in a security fence.
I protect an access to important files on the blog's server by placing an index.html file in the particular directory, that hides the files out of public view.
This is very handy plugin, protecting you against brute-force password-crack attacks. It keeps track of the IP address of every login attempt. You can configure the plugin to disable login attempts for a selection of IP addresses when a certain number of failed attempts is reached.
It's really sexy to fan the flames of fear. That is what bloggers and journalists and politicians and public figures do. It's great for readership and it brings money. Balderdash.
Change admin username and your WordPress password, or your password, often and collect and use other fantastic WordPress security tips to check this keep hackers out!