WordPress Hosting Security checklist for 2013

As wordpress development is getting popularity day by day and many CMS are now developing under WordPress open source application. WordPress is an awesome application and it’s SEO friendly and more user friendly as well to manage the website pages, plugins and many more. As you all know WordPress CMS is Open source application and as it’s open source so anyone can download it for free and start developing the content management website for free and having almost free millions of API are available for this great wordpress application.

As to start a new business website with WordPress is good for you but a secure website hosting is also important, If you are finding a perfect solutions for your website development than a good and secure web hosting is also mandatory for your data security. As you might aware that these days wordpress website hacking is on Red zone and need to get precaution to get your data secure.

As we are premium WordPress Hosting provider in India and we are hosting more than 20,000 WordPress site and we also want to let the user aware about the best possible backup plan to secure your valuable data.

We are here giving some of the best possible options and checklist for your wordpress Hosting security:-

  • Update and upgrade your wordpress installation and all installed plugins
  • Install the security plugin listed here
  • Ensure that your admin password is secure and preferably randomly generated
  • Other ways of Hardening a WordPress installation are shared at http://codex.wordpress.org/Hardening_WordPress
  • Disable DROP command for the DB_USER .This is never commonly needed for any purpose in a wordpress setup
  • Remove README and license files (important) since this exposes version information
  • Move wp-config.php to one directory level up, and change its permission to 400
  • Prevent world reading of the htaccess file
  • Restrict access to wp-admin only to specific IPs

Your website is a critical element of your brand and business presence. Of course it should have a professional design, content and functionality, but it’s also possible to have a secure web hosting services provider which ensure the above checklist and having the precautions to secure any company valuable data.

 


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