3 – How to secure WordPress Website in 2022 | WordPress Security Guide Step by Step
By : Farooq Shah
Publish Date : October 3, 2022

How to secure ‘hacked’ WordPress Website? Third and final part of the three-part WordPress Security Series in 2022.

This is ‘Complete WP Security Guide Step by Step’ in Urdu / Hindi along with content presented in English Language.

WordPress Security has always a hot issue. We needed The Ultimate Guide to Secure WordPress website from malware attacks / Hackers / intruders in 2022. This is what we call ‘WordPress Hardening via best possible practices.’
-Let’s learn how to make hacking attempts nearly impossible.
-Let’s learn about the best practices to harden WordPress Security in 2022 with and without Security Plugins.
-Let’s learn how to use Web Application Firewall (WAF) and Two-Way Authentication.
-Let’s learn how to Stop spam comments, fake registrations, and fake orders! (Captcha techniques).
-Let’s explore prevention techniques against all sorts of well-known malware attacks.
-Let’s learn how to find security issues and prevent malicious attacks on WordPress Site.
آپ نے ورڈپریس ویب سائٹ یا بلاگ کو ریکور کر لیا یا نئی ویب سائٹ بنائی تو کس طرح اس کی سیکیورٹی کے نظام کو ممکنہ حد تک بہتر بنا سکتے ہیں۔یاد رکھیں! ہیلمٹ سے حادثہ اور تالے سے چور نہیں رکا کرتے۔ ہمارے اختیار میں احتیاطی تدابیر ہیں۔بے بسی سے کہیں بہتر ہے انسانی بس میں جو ہو ، کر لیا جائے۔ چلیں مل کر سیکھتے ہیں۔

Steps discussed in the tutorial:

Step by Step Approach to secure WordPress website۔
Let’s improve WordPress Security the right way.
Step # 01 – From PC to Web Server, make sure there are no vulnerabilities / loopholes.
Step # 02 – Only modern, top notch and secure Web Hosts can help you reduce Security Risks in 2022 and beyond.
Step # 03 – No more HTTP. Go HTTPS. Use SSLs. No more FTP. Use SFTPs.
Step # 04 – Plan to automate site backups regularly (Or manually do the same).
Step # 05 – Keep your PC / Mobile / Website / Server along with additional components updated.
Step # 06 – Go for site lock or firewall at least. Two Factor Authentication. Secure CDNs etc.
Step # 07 – Do not install too many security plugins. Go with one. Some hosts do offer these services. Log all idle users out.
Step # 08 – Say NO to nulled stuff. Update PHP version, themes, core files, plugins etc.
Step # 09 – Disable file editing / directory browsing via htaccess. Disable file execution in uploads folder.
Step # 10 – Open wp-config, .htaccess and robots.txt in editor. Secure key files. Hide them from intruders.
Step # 11 – Use correct file permissions and Database Privileges wisely.
Step # 12 – Follow the tutorial to harden WordPress Security via code snippets in .htaccess, wp-config etc.
Step # 13 – It’s very easy to change DB Table Prefixes of an existing WordPress Site. Do this. Newbies can use plugins for almost anything in WordPress.
Step # 14 – Disable XML-RPC (if needed). Use Captchas with form submissions. Change Login URL. Limit login attempts. Learn to block suspicious Ips with or without plugins.
Step # 15 – Stay alert. Keep an eye on Website Activity. Regularly scan your website for any possible backdoors. Manually inspect files.

Part One : How to check Hacked WordPress Website:

Part Two : How to recover hacked WordPress Website:

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