Secure Your WordPress Blog Before Getting Hacked !

In my previous post we discussed about How to Recover Hacked Word Press Blog .Today we are discussing about how to secure your blog before getting hacked.Everyone is looking to make their blog looks secure and try to make their blog safe from hackers so that hackers cannot take any kind of information from your blog. People with WordPress blogs make sure that they keep their blogs safe and secure, away from the hackers.

The following step by step guide can really help you a lot to secure your blog. Also always remember to keep checking for the activities on your WordPress site.


Chap Secure plugin & Login Lockdown Plugin


*You can increase the security of your log-in by using Chap secure plugin, It helps in encrypting passwords by using CHAP protocol. It will help hacker to get in trouble.

*Login Lockdown plugin helps a lot in stopping a hacker because if he is trying to play with your login screen then this plugin will limit hit after few wrong attempts.
Just download the plugin and activate it. This plugin helps to secure your blog from newbie hackers.


Updating WordPress regularly


Try to upgrade the WordPress regularly as soon as any new version is launched. Most of the bloggers do not update WordPress and chances are huge that old WordPress version can get hacked. New versions of wordpress have more advantage and that was not in hackers list then we can reduce the chance of hacking your blog.


Theme of your Blog


Your theme plays an important part in hacking, If you are using some cracked version of theme then be ready to get hacked soon. Cracked themes often have codes which helps to get you hacked. I would suggest that get a proper theme from any web design company so that there is no chance to get hacked due to unethical themes.


WP Security Scan & Tac Theme Checker


*WP Security Scan plugin helps to check all the codes of your website from hacking Malware and scripts. It can find out which code or which file has virus in the blog.*You can install a plugin “Tac Theme checker” which can check your theme before activating it. It helps you to check the complete theme when you upload it into Dashboard and it helps to check the files completely in few seconds.

I hope these steps will help you to protect from all the hack attempts. If you have any other methods then don’t forget to use the comment box for your valuable points and opinion about this post.

At last have a nice day…

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I am Akhil abraham Computer Science Engineering graduate From India . I complete my BE from Anna university. Now I am working as a blogger , freelancer and web developer.I started this blog for sharing the information that i learn in my way of blogging.

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Comments

  1. Thanks for the info! I am planning to switch from WordPress.com to WordPress.org soon and this is one of the issues that made me hesitant.

  2. @Debbie…

    Thanks for your comments…Stay with us for more blogging updates…

    @anis…

    Thanks for your comments and i visited your blog..and it looking good and well designed…keep going…

  3. I just transfered my blog to wordpress.. tutorial is very helpfull for me! thanks

  4. Hi Gaurav,

    Thanks for your comments…Stay with us for more wordpress tips…

  5. Thanks for this tutorial very helpful…

  6. Hi Abiodun,

    Thanks for your comment and visiting my blog…feel free to ask any thing about blogging….

    Have a nice day…

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