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
4.4 (17 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.
2,271 students enrolled
Created by Khalid Hamadeh
Last updated 1/2016
Current price: $10 Original price: $60 Discount: 83% off
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  • 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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  • No prior knowledge is needed

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
29 Lectures
3 Lectures 06:30

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

Preview 02:26

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
Protecting Your WordPress
14 Lectures 45:31
Getting Familiar With WordPress Files

Installing WordPress the correct way by avoiding default settings if possible

Quick WordPress Installation

Keeping Your Site Up To Date

Control your Least privilege users

User Control

Useful Tricks & Techniques to protecting your WordPress Admin area

Protecting The Admin Area

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

Avoiding Freebies At Any Cost

Binning The Readme File & Hide WordPress Version Reporting

WordPress Version Reporting

Using Strong Passwords

Assign the right user Permissions

Managing Users

Using Two-Factor Authentication

WordPress Authentication

Chose a reputable hosting provider for your site

Reputable Hosting

Removing unwanted or unused WordPress Plugin

Dormant Plugin's

Using SFTP to transfer files over

Using Secure FTP

Disable file editing via the dashboard

Dashboard File Editing

True or false questions

True or False?
5 questions
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

Block Multi-Login Attempts by users

Multi Login Attempts

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

Automatic WordPress Backup

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

Better be safe than SORRY!!

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

Restoring your backup Manually & Automatically

Restoring Your Backup

Manually changing passwords

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

Using common sense is the ultimate way of securing your site

Final thoughts And Recap

Resources Section
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About the Instructor
Khalid Hamadeh
4.4 Average rating
113 Reviews
6,126 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.