The good news is that doing the basics yourself goes a long way (kind of like dead-bolting you door), and for smaller operations – there are plenty of resources out there to protect your WordPress website.
WordPress comes secured by default (like having a deadbolt), but is not “hardened” (like installing a security system), and can be made less secured by installing non-reputable Themes, Plugins, and Users.
Here’s how to secure WordPress website with WP Better Security…
Using WP Better Security For Security + Backup
Making WP Better Security Not Annoying
Other Options and Notes
That’s how to secure WordPress website with WP Better Security. It’s useful and goes a long ways.
To reiterate, if you secure your installation from basic attacks, use reputable plugins, and keep your WordPress updated – then you will be well-protected.
If however, you prefer a professional to handle your site’s security – be sure to check out Sucuri (stand alone 3rd party software), WP Engine (an all-in-one hosting company), or contact me to audit and/or maintain your website’s setup. Good luck!
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