WordPress Security – Part 1
What you'll learn
- Using publickeys instead of passwords logging in to a Linux system using SSH
- Instead of using phpmyadmin, learning how to use DBeaver to connect to a MySQL server over an SSH tunnel
- Configure nginx and Apache to serve WordPress using best practices
- Fundamentals of keeping a WordPress installation secure
- Basic understanding of Linux
- Be comfortable with using the terminal
- Know what WordPress is, installed it at least once before
Get ready for a thrilling journey into the world of WordPress security! In this course, you'll gain a deep understanding of the most common attack vectors and how to protect your website from malicious actors.
You'll learn the crucial importance of applying fundamental security principles, as well as the steps to take if your site is ever hacked.
Discover why investing in security measures for WordPress is vital, including what to look out for during installation, the significance of long-term support, and the difference between weak and strong authentication mechanisms.
Explore the must-have features of a hosting provider, the power of backups as part of your security strategy, and the importance of automating security updates.
Take your security to the next level by restricting SSH, using firewalls, public key authentication, and connecting over an SSH tunnel using DBeaver.
Finally, you'll learn how to strengthen your web server configuration for maximum protection. Don't miss this opportunity to enhance your WordPress security knowledge and defend your website from cyber threats!
In short, in this couse we will highlight the following things:
Popularity of WordPress and common types of hacks
What to watch out for when installation a Linux system
The meaning of long-term support (LTS)
Weak credentials vs. strong authentication mechanisms
Why backups have to be a part of your security strategy
What features a hosting provider must have
Automation of security updates
Restricting SSH, using firewalls and public key authentication
How to use DBeaver to connect over an SSH tunnel
Strengthen your web server configuration
Who this course is for:
- Aspiring systems administrators and jack of all trades WordPress developers
Always being fascinated about connecting with people around the globe he started to create his own social networks using PHP and MySQL and found quickly jobs within the European startup communities challenging him over and over again to keep up pace with the steady growth of those markets.
In times of Cloud computing, WiFi everywhere and 5G coming up, he strongly believes in distributed teams, remote-only workplaces and modern Internet architectures.
He prefers his coffee black and loves to tinker around with cloud computing, Linux and networking in his spare time.
As an online entrepreneur since 2005, Wilhelm is highly experienced in a variety of areas. He’s a master of SEO, Google Ads, Social Media Marketing & Analytics, Bing Ads, Domains, WordPress, and much more.
Wilhelm has overseen projects of all scales and difficulties. He’s led campaigns focused on toys, health, insurance, finance, gaming, and any other industry you can think of.
A team of skilled digital experts helps Wilhelm create the absolute best results for video courses around online marketing and business.