Your WordPress Site – Basic Website Protection

Basic Website Protection

"If you're new to WordPress, this can stand on its own as a training course and will stay with you as you progress from beginner to advanced and even guru status." - Bruce (Columbus, Ohio)

Your WordPress Site – Basic Website Protection

This section of the WordPress Security Tutorials module includes tutorials on basic website protection.

Important Info

Some tutorials in this module may require editing your WordPress template or server files. If you need help modifying template or server files please contact a professional or experienced WordPress user for assistance (learn where to get help with WordPress).

Important: Always do a backup of your WordPress site (files and data) before modifying any files. If you don’t want to do your own backups, then consider using professional support services, or use backup plugins.

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Click below to view tutorials on the importance of WordPress security:

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