WordPress Security - The Ultimate Security Guide

Secure and protect your WordPress website from hackers and protect your data
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  • Lectures 29
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 1/2015 English

Course 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

What are the requirements?

  • No prior knowledge is needed

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Implement their own security strategy
  • Use skills learnt to secure their WorPress Site
  • Understand the threats of Hackers

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone that has Website security as an interest
  • Anyone who is thinking or already have a WordPress site

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction

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

The instructor
Why Secure Your WordPress Website?
Section 2: Hacking WordPress In Real Time

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

Section 3: Protecting Your WordPress
Getting Familiar With WordPress Files

Installing WordPress the correct way by avoiding default settings if possible

Keeping Your Site Up To Date

Control your Least privilege users


Useful Tricks & Techniques to protecting your WordPress Admin area


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


Binning The Readme File & Hide WordPress Version Reporting

Using Strong Passwords

Assign the right user Permissions


Using Two-Factor Authentication


Chose a reputable hosting provider for your site


Removing unwanted or unused WordPress Plugin


Using SFTP to transfer files over


Disable file editing via the dashboard

5 questions

True or false questions

Section 4: Detecting Issues With Your Site

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


Block Multi-Login Attempts by users

Using Premium Plugin's
Section 5: Backing Up Your WordPress Site
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!!

Section 6: Recovering Your Site from A Hack Or disaster

Restoring your backup Manually & Automatically


Manually changing passwords

Section 7: Updates
Extra Added Security
Section 8: Conclusion

Using common sense is the ultimate way of securing your site

Resources Section
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Instructor Biography

Khalid Hamadeh, 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.

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