WordPress Security Tutorials & Tips - Tagged - Security Boulevard

Hardening PHP for WordPress

WordPress runs on PHP, and is a core component to pay attention to when hardening your WordPress site. This article will cover some of the most common, low-hanging fruit you can address ...
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How to clean a hacked WordPress website or blog

Whether your WordPress website has been hacked and you’re currently in damage control, or whether you’re preparing for the worst, this article will guide you through the process of cleaning a hacked ...
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The 5 best WordPress security plugins for complete site security

Your WordPress site’s security should be one of your top concerns as a webmaster. However, there’s no such thing as a ‘set and forget’ approach with security. In actual fact, your security ...
WordPress file permissions: the guide to configuring secure website & web server permissions

WordPress file permissions: the guide to configuring secure website & web server permissions

WordPress can pretty much run on any operating system that runs PHP. However, the vast majority of WordPress websites run on Linux. Therefore it is important that you understand Linux file permissions ...
The KeePass Password Manager, a free software you can install on your computer to better manage your credentials.

Secure your WordPress login with these easy-to-use plugins

When it comes to managing your WordPress site, keeping your login secure and working well should be of top priority. Whether you operate an eCommerce store, or a membership site, making sure ...
Why your WordPress e-commerce solution has to be secure (and how to do it)

Why your WordPress e-commerce solution has to be secure (and how to do it)

There’s plenty you need to do to ensure your e-commerce store offers the best possible User Experience (UX). This means keeping WordPress and all other software up-to-date, optimizing your store, and of ...
Setting up 2FA on WordPress with the Google Authenticator app

Setting up 2FA on WordPress with the Google Authenticator app

Whenever you implement a security measure, you should also have some sort of fallback. You do not want to be compromised by the failure of a single component. This is known as ...
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How to eliminate false positives in file integrity monitoring on WordPress

File integrity monitoring (FIM) allows you to quickly detect file changes on your WordPress site. It is an important part of securing a WordPress site and the way it works is very ...
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Choosing the right HTTPS certificate for your WordPress website

In our previous post WordPress HTTPS, SSL and TLS – a guide for website administrators, we explained what HTTPS and all the other technical terms are, and how it works. In this ...
Defeating Ssl Using Sslstrip (Marlinspike Blackhat)

WordPress HTTPS, SSL & TLS – a guide for website administrators

When you visit a website, your browser (also known as a client) sends a HTTP request to a web server. Once the web server sends an HTTP response, the browser can then ...