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Sebastian Moran

Securing Your Child Site using the WT Security Plugin

There is a new WordPress plugin for site security and it is called WT Security. After the plugin has been installed and activated it will add a new admin menu called; WP Security To be able to use the security plugin you will need to create an account on the Webtotem site. After you have confirmed your account from the email link, now you can log into the site and add your site that you want to protect. After you have added the site that you want to protect now will need to add an API key into the plugin’s

Tips & Tricks
Sebastian Moran

How to Keep Your Child Site Secure

If you build and maintain sites for customers, site security is a top priority. WordPress moved to a two-week schedule for minor releases after WordPress 5.0 was released. Each WordPress minor release will include security fixes. These same security changes are backported to older versions of WordPress (e.g., in the case of the 4.9.X branch, the security release would be 4.9.10). You need to set a minimum version of WordPress that you will support on client sites, no later than two versions. It is easier to keep the child sites updated to the most current version, rather than running a

Securing your WordPress Sites with MainWP

WordPress powers approximately 17% of all the websites online around the world. This means that it is a very attractive platform for hackers to try and compromise as it gives them the ability to take down or control many websites with just a single exploit. How do WordPress sites get hacked? A recent study has shown that WordPress Blogs get hacked for the following reason. 41% of WordPress sites are hacked due to insecure hosting (research your potential host before signing up). 29% of WordPress sites are hacked due to an exploited or outdated Theme. 22% of WordPress sites are hacked

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