According to Sophos Labs, they identify 30,000 new sites a day that are hacked! Thatâ€™s a shocking number, but even that is incomplete as it only counts those identified as passing malware and not more subtle hacks that involve redirects or injecting link spam.
As we know WordPress is Free Content management system. Â andÂ when we talking about WordPress, Yes, here hacking chance is increasedÂ Â with wordpress but we can secure it withÂ bellowÂ WordPress security steps like-
- Always use well-secured server, if you have a budget use “VPS servers”. If you are using VPS hosting than you haven’t need to worry about your site security.
- If you’re still using regular FTP, you should switch to SFTP.
- Protect the Login Page
add this code in your .htaccess file (replace xx and yy with your current IP address)-
Deny from all
Allow from xx.xxx.xx.xxx
Allow from yy.yyy.yy.yyy
- Always Use quality plugins and read all documentation before installing. Read all reviews and analyze carefully and avoid bellow 3.5* ranking plugins. Â always remember- More Plugins = Less Security.
- Use strong passwords and change them regularlyÂ passwords is also big factor of site security. always use strong password with spacial characters, capitalizeÂ and smallÂ words, numbers and minimum length of 10 words.
these are the few steps which help you to protect your site.