WordPress Security - The Ultimate Security Guide
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WordPress Security - The Ultimate Security Guide

Secure and protect your WordPress website from hackers and protect your data
4.5 (16 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
2,265 students enrolled
Created by Khalid Hamadeh
Last updated 1/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Implement their own security strategy
  • Use skills learnt to secure their WorPress Site
  • Understand the threats of Hackers
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Requirements
  • No prior knowledge is needed
Description

Course Last Updated 23 January 2016

Added a new lecture titled: Extra Added Security

FREE Web Hosting Account to Students

Starting December, I have started to give my students enrolled in my WordPress Security course free web hosting account in order to test what they have learnt. This is a great way to try different plugin's and methods without having to try it on your live website. I will also show you an easy way to copy your live site into the testing environment.

WordPress 'The Ultimate Security Guide' is designed for any WordPress novice and professional alike. Anyone that is actively using or thinking of using WordPress as a platform in terms of a website or a blogging platform needs this course to empower them to take control over their site and hosting platform

The aim of this WordPress course is to take a complex and frustrating subject for most and turn it into easy and an enjoyable task.

Securing your WordPress website is not easy and can be a very daunting experience so I am going to try and make it as easy and as simple as possible.

So if you have a website powered by WordPress or thinking of building one any time soon, then this is a must have course for sure.

In this course, I will go through free and paid tools to secure your WordPress website, it is you that can determine what to use based on your need, budget and required functionality. Over all, it is how much you care about your site and its success over time.

I will demonstrate a live hacking attempts into a WordPress website to show you how easy it is to hack.

I will also be at hand to help you in the student forum section of my course to give you a helping hand if you get stuck, as well as share resources and ideas with you and answer any question you may have.

As we progress in the course, if you need further verification or additional video's to cover a particular topic, just shout. This course is designed to be interactive and an evolving course.

** No Technical Knowledge Required **

START this course TODAY and SECURE your FUTURE tomorrow

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone that has Website security as an interest
  • Anyone who is thinking or already have a WordPress site
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 29 Lectures Collapse All 29 Lectures 01:43:43
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Introduction
3 Lectures 06:30

Who is this course for and what are we going to cover in this WordPress Course

Preview 02:26


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Hacking WordPress In Real Time
1 Lecture 10:40

A demo to show how easy and fast it is to hack into a WordPress site.

Preview 10:40
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Protecting Your WordPress
14 Lectures 45:31
Getting Familiar With WordPress Files
02:14

Installing WordPress the correct way by avoiding default settings if possible

Quick WordPress Installation
16:22

Keeping Your Site Up To Date
03:19

Control your Least privilege users

User Control
02:39

Useful Tricks & Techniques to protecting your WordPress Admin area

Protecting The Admin Area
04:10

Avoid Free Premiums Themes & Plugin’s unless it is from a reliable source

Avoiding Freebies At Any Cost
01:27

Binning The Readme File & Hide WordPress Version Reporting

WordPress Version Reporting
02:42

Using Strong Passwords
02:28

Assign the right user Permissions

Managing Users
00:45

Using Two-Factor Authentication

WordPress Authentication
02:10

Chose a reputable hosting provider for your site

Reputable Hosting
01:12

Removing unwanted or unused WordPress Plugin

Dormant Plugin's
00:38

Using SFTP to transfer files over

Using Secure FTP
01:32

Disable file editing via the dashboard

Dashboard File Editing
03:53

True or false questions

True or False?
5 questions
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Detecting Issues With Your Site
3 Lectures 11:53

Allow Google, Bing and Yandex to detect issues on your site

Google, Bing and Yandex Help
03:19

Block Multi-Login Attempts by users

Multi Login Attempts
00:50

Using Premium Plugin's
07:44
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Backing Up Your WordPress Site
3 Lectures 10:22
Manually Backing Up Your WordPress Site
03:51

Automatic WordPress Backup
05:18

Backing Up the Backup, is this Paranoia or plain common sense??

Better be safe than SORRY!!

Further Backups
01:13
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Recovering Your Site from A Hack Or disaster
2 Lectures 11:06

Restoring your backup Manually & Automatically

Restoring Your Backup
06:50

Manually changing passwords

Changing Usernames & Passwords
04:16
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Updates
1 Lecture 04:52
Extra Added Security
04:52
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Conclusion
2 Lectures 02:49

Using common sense is the ultimate way of securing your site

Final thoughts And Recap
02:49

Resources Section
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About the Instructor
Khalid Hamadeh
3.7 Average rating
102 Reviews
5,942 Students
6 Courses
Security Expert, SEO, ecommerce & Social Media Trainer

Experienced business professional with the technical and business knowledge to act as a business strategist and enabler in the new E-revolution era. Extremely capable individual, with a broad background in many technologies and business activities.

Keen to advance personal knowledge and career. Motivated by the challenge of new technologies and their application in the business. The ability to learn new tasks is one of many talents gained by working in diverse international environments.