Archive for: January 2012

Keep Your WordPress Blog Secure


As users of the web, we have to be careful with security and make sure hackers do not get into our bank accounts, emails, and our websites/blogs. Here, I outline some simple things that you can do to make sure your WordPress blog/website isn’t the next one that gets hacked.

The Basics:

Don’t use a simple, short password!

This is probably one of the most simplest things you can do to make sure your blog is safe. Using a combination of upper- and lower-case letters, numbers, and symbols is going to make your password harder to crack – and the more, the merrier! I would recommend using a password no shorter than 8 characters long, and try to make it as long as possible. Most websites allow long passwords, so don’t be shy!

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