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Watch the above promo video now to see real world attempted password guessing attacks on a Wordpress website, and how it was blocked.
Learn the strategies that you'll need to secure, protect and monitor your own or your client's Wordpress website.
Implement the steps taught in this course and you will avoid a stressful and usually lengthy website recovery process and potentially lost revenue that is associated with a successful website attack or accidental content loss caused by a site administrator.
Wordpress is popular platform for running a website and powers thousands of sites around the world. It's popularity has also made it a target for both human and scripted attacks. Your Wordpress website is likely under a daily barrage of attacks from brute force password guessing to endless comment spam. The promo video above showed the global nature of password guessing attacks as an example.
In a recent test Wordpress website I created as a "honeypot" the site had received two spam comments within the first 24 hours of going live on the Internet. After following the strategies and steps in this course all subsequent attacks and comment spam were successfully blocked.
As a Wordpress site owner and operator you want to focus on creating content for your visitors - that why you setup a website in the first place, right? But securing your Wordpress website can fall by the wayside for a number of reasons:
If you can relate to any of the above then this is the ideal course for you.
Content and Overview
Suitable for beginner and intermediate Wordpress site owners and operators, you'll learn the strategies in a step-by-step approach to secure your Wordpress website. Quizzes and recaps used throughout this course will help reinforce your learning experience.
Starting with the analogy that Wordpress security is like an onion, you will implement layers of security on your site such that each layer builds on the previous one. An attack on one layer of security should not compromise the integrity of your website.
The course will then take you through several layers of security steps including:
By the end of this course, you'll have valuable skills that will help you create a secure and robust Wordpress website.
You'll also receive bonus resources including downloadable .htaccess template files and printable quick reference security checklists.
Take this course now and if at any point in the next 30 days you don't believe that you can improve the security of your Wordpress website using the material in this course, then simply ask for a no quibble refund.
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|Section 1: Course Introduction|
Set Best Viewing Experience
Download Your Course Software Toolkit
|Section 2: Wordpress Security Overview|
Why Security Is Like An Onion
When to Secure Wordpress
|Section 3: Install Wordpress Securely - The Right Way|
Prepare Your Web Hosting AccountPreview
Create A Secure Wordpress Install Package
Upload Your Wordpress Install Package - Securely!
Post Installation CleanupPreview
|Section 4: Wordpress User Roles|
Role Based Security
Administration vs Content Curation - Know The Difference
Wordpress User Roles Quiz
|Section 5: Hardening Wordpress - Adding More Onion!|
Hardening Wordpress IntroductionPreview
Secure Administrator Login & Session Over SSL
Add Google Captcha To Wordpress Login
Install & Configure Wordfence Plugin
Disable File Editing
|Section 6: Unlock The Power Of .htaccess|
What Is .htaccess?Preview
Permalinks and .htaccess
Atom Text Editor .htaccess Styling
.htaccess Core Template Walkthrough
Using .htaccess To Protect The Wordpress Uploads Directory
Securely Upload .htaccess Files To Your Web Site
|Section 7: Backup & Recovery|
Why Backup Your Website?
What Files Comprise Wordpress?
Backup Plugin Overview
Backup Plugin - Install and Configure
Connecting Backups To Cloud Storage
The "Oh No" Moment - Restore Demo
Backup & Recovery Quiz
|Section 8: Wordpress Security Best Practices|
Close The Backdoors - Important Tips Going Forward
Password Best Practices
|Section 9: Course Conclusion|
Please Can You Help Me?
|Section 10: Bonus Resources Section|
Wordpress Installation Reference Checklist
Wordpress Security Best Practices
Core .htaccess File Download
wp-content/uploads .htaccess File Download
IT professional, entrepreneur and Wordpress enthuasiast who enjoys sharing knowledge and helping others succeed.
I am an IT professional with over 15 years of experience and have worked across a range of organisations large and small in both the private and government sectors. I am a VMware Certified Professional (VCP550) in datacenter virtualisation and regularly undertake IT training and knowledge transfer sessions as part of my role. I have worked in multiple server infrastructure and security design and implementation projects.
I focus on quality of information rather than quantity allowing my students to put into practice their learnings as soon as possible. I love working with Wordpress and have built and secured Wordpress websites as a side job since version 3.x
Originally from the UK I now live and work in Brisbane, Australia.