Being Adaptable In Business = Growth In Your Business

Being adaptable in business and it's every changing conditions is essential to your overall growth. Whether it be in your personal life or in your business, adaptability is what is going to take you to the next level and continue your success. The business...

Need Some Help To Get Inspired? Don’t Worry, We All Do.

We've all had those days where no matter how hard you try, you can't seem to focus. All your tasks appear overwhelming and much more difficult than usual. These are the stressful days where being creative feels more like a chore than something you're...

Reframing Failure: Failure Can Only Happen When You Give Up.

When you think failure, what comes to mind? Does it evoke a feeling or reaction?I’ve learned throughout my journey that one’s perception weighs so heavily on our decisions. There many don’t understand this concept. I’ve had to learn to embrace it.Our...

Why It’s Important To Practice Self-Care As An Entrepreneur

When you embark on the journey of being an entrepreneur, the lines between work and life can get pretty blurry. Especially if you work out of a home office. You begin to forget that there's life outside of the pile of work in front of you. It happens to...

There Needs To Be More Customer Service In Business

What's the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the words "Customer Service"? Is it being courteous to customers? A vital part of your business operations? Or both?The truth is, customer service in business is a crucial element of your operations...

Staying Productive CAN Be Done

The majority of people have issues staying productive. There's a variety of factors that go into your productivity. The environment you work in, distractions surrounding you, the task it self, there's many things that can come in the way of staying...

Are You Afraid Of Technology In Business? You Don’t Need To Be.

Computer – Social Media – Servers.Did these words give you anxiety? If so, you may be afraid of technology. Technology in business isn’t something to be feared but something to be embraced. Technology in business has proven to make our lives easier on so...

WordPress Security Is Not A Joke

Wordpress security is at the forefront of most users minds. How do you secure your website? Does Wordpress provide security to your website automatically? The lack of built-in Wordpress security is a myth, Wordpress does have a level of security for sites using their...

Increasing Your SEO Doesn’t Need To Be Difficult.

When most people hear the term "SEO" they immediately think of keywords and Google rankings. While they're not wrong, there's much more to increasing SEO than using keywords.  Google algorithms utilize many other factors, outside of keywords, when ranking your...

How Is The Customer Experience In Your Business?

Customer experience is an essential component in any business. The experience your customers have will either make or break their loyalty with you. A more loyal customer means a returning customer. You want the customer experience to be fruitful and...

WordPress Security Is Not A Joke

WordPress security is at the forefront of most users minds. How do you secure your website? Does WordPress provide security to your website automatically? 

The lack of built-in WordPress security is a myth, WordPress does have a level of security for sites using their platform. However, it’s not going to save you from every security related issue that could occur. You need to ensure your website is secure against attacks and hackers, doing constant WordPress security checks is crucial to maintaining your level of security. 

WordPress Security For Your Login Page


WordPress provides a standard login page URL. Usually /wp-login or /wp-admin. Because these are so well known it’s easy to do brute force attacks against your website. It’s possible to change the login page URL and should be the first part of WordPress security you should think of when starting your WordPress site. 

When someone is committing a brute force attack, the login page is the first place they’re going to go. While sometimes masking your login URL can cause more problems than solutions, there are other ways you can protect your login page. 

Use your e-mail to login to your WordPress site. Using an e-mail adds that additional layer of security as it creates millions of different combinations for hackers to find. Passwords are also of the utmost importance as this is the key to get into your website. Change your passwords regularly to ensure your WordPress security is up to date. Improve the strength of your password by including uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, and special characters. Using a long passphrase is also a great idea because it’s nearly impossible for hackers to predict it as a password. Whatever you do, don’t make your password, password. You’d be surprised how common this actually is. 


WordPress Security Maintenance and Updates

Having an SSL (Secure Socket Layer) certificate installed on your website is key to securing your website. This not only provides you a layer of WordPress security internally, it also provides security for your website users. SSL ensures a secure data transfer between the users and the server, making it very difficult for hackers to breach the connection to your website.  

Getting and implementing an SSL certificate is simple. You can purchase one from a third-party company or inquire if your hosting company can provide you with one. Not only does having an SSL certificate affect your WordPress security, it also affects your website’s Google rankings. Sites with SSL generally rank higher than those that don’t. So having an SSL certificate generates more traffic, who doesn’t want that? 

Another crucial component of your WordPress security is software updates. As with every good piece of software, there’s updates from its developers. These updates often contain fixes to bugs and/or vital security patches. Meaning you want to be constantly on top of these updates to prevent any vulnerabilities. Not updating your themes or plugins is asking for trouble. Hackers rely on the fact that many people can’t be bothered with updating their plugins and themes. Leaving big vulnerability gaps in your WordPress security. Hackers will exploit the bugs found in your theme and plugin that chances are your developer has already provided an update for. Update everything regularly to ensure your WordPress security is top notch. 

This is a lot for those new to WordPress or aren’t very savvy with how to handle/manage their WordPress security. There are people out there who can help you! The more you care about your WordPress security, the harder it is for a hacker to attack. 



Click on a tab to select how you'd like to leave your comment

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This