15 Ways You Can Secure A WordPress Site

According to Envisage Digital, there are 455 million websites out there that are currently utilizing WordPress to run. Did you know that WordPress is registering over 1.1 million new domains every six months? That’s a lot of sites coming out with WordPress.

If you’re one of the ones running a business website that makes use of WordPress, it’s important to know how keep your site safe. The topic of WordPress security is of huge importance for anybody in this case. You don’t want people being able to get in through the back door and ruining all that you worked for.

Security is of even more importance when you are running a site that contains sensitive information like customer/client passwords, credit cards, and other personal data. If hackers get into your site, all that information will be compromised, and that won’t look good for you or your customers/clients.

Since cyber attacks seem to be at an all time high, and 43% of these attacks are focusing on small businesses, it’s even more important than ever to ramp up your security.

Check out Search Engine Journal’s post about the top 15 ways you can secure your WordPress website.

Scott Davenport

Scott Davenport is the content writer and social media man of Thrive Business Marketing and Thrive HVAC in Portland Oregon. Writing about the current events of the SEO world, as well as tips and advice that fellow SEOs could use to improve their own SEO campaigns and shares it for the whole world to see!

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