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WordPress Security Tips and Tricks

This past June, I gave a presentation at the San Francisco WordPress Meetup on the topic of WordPress Security. When I started, I posted a question to the room.

1. Who has had their WordPress site hacked?
2. Who has “unhacked” someone else’s WordPress site?

Everyone in the room raised their hand.

This is why Arrow Root Media started offering ongoing, proactive security and maintenance services last year. We prevent hacks before they happen. Since we started offering this service, our clients haven’t had a single issue.

My point of the presentation was simply this : even though many WordPress sites have been hacked, WordPress is actually very secure. I listed out some things you can do to keep your site and server secure.

You can watch the video below for some key tips.

If you’d like a copy of the actual presentation we used, simply leave a comment below. And if you’re looking for help to keep your sites online, secure, and running quickly, get in touch! We can help.

Resources :
WP Engine : http://wpengine.com/2013/05/wordpress-core-is-secure-stop-telling-people-otherwise/
Page.ly : http://blog.page.ly/2012/12/wordpress-security-an-infographic-on-common-malware-and-attacks/
WordPress.org : http://codex.wordpress.org/Hardening_WordPress
ArsTechnica Security Blog : http://arstechnica.com/author/dan-goodin/

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