4 Must Apply Security Tips for WordPress

Today I was reading through my RSS feed and Matt Cutts, I came across a very interesting post. He was originally installed to secure your WordPress 3 (plus a bonus) was described in tips. I already have two of them are used, but the first one was new to me, and it seems that it is the most effective.

1. / wp-admin / directory safe

Perhaps the most sensitive data in your wordpress / wp-admin / folder is saved to that. Right out of the box, then people know what they are doing so you can access these files, WordPress, that leaves open the folder.

Matt police blocked access to the IP addresses of all the / wp-admin / folder to place it inside a .htaccess file suggests. Here’s what you need to keep the .htaccess file Code:

AuthUserFile /dev/null
AuthGroupFile /dev/null
AuthName “Example Access Control”
AuthType Basic

order deny,allow
deny from all
allow from xx.xx.xx.xx
allow from xx.xx.xxx.xx

2. Hide your plugin

Many WordPress plugins that can be utilized in order to harm the bugs and vulnerabilities that come with. If you would like to know the last thing, being able to know the other people you’re using plugins.

If thee folder / wp-content / plugins / of the blog, but you will be able to see all the plugins that are being used. To hide the list, you simply create an empty index.html file and drop it there.

3. Keep up with patches and updates

Most bloggers have already said this is probably the tip. Just keep your WordPress updated and you should be fine. WordPress Development Blog subscribe to Matt recommendations.

The final bonus tip only the header of your site that is in your WordPress version to delete the meta tag.

WordPress users to apply security tips that do not know any other?

4.Update: I came across a WordPress plugin called Login Lockdown Internet browsing. Basically it attempts to login to your site to track down, and in a short period of time many of them are coming from the same IP address for the IP range of plug-in will disable the login function. Useful for people trying to brute force the password to avoid.

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