WordPress installations the world over are under constant risk of being compromised by malicious script kiddies, would-be website thieves, insidious spammers, and bored (but technically proficient) douchebags. This succinct guide to securing WordPress will help you to reduce the potential of hacked-site heartache.
For the sake of brevity, in this guide, we’ve decided against listing every available security plugin and service known to man. The WordPress commercial market (and open source community) is thriving, and one could spend days humming and hawing over the pros and cons of competing security products. Rest assured, our recommendations are sound, and this guide is less interested in providing an exhaustive list of options to fuss over than it is in getting the job done. Read More