283 - Keeping Your WordPress Membership Site Secure
Does your WordPress membership site have sufficient security measures in place?
Many membership site owners live in fear of their website being attacked, and for good reason...
If someone manages to hack into your Wordpress website, install something nasty or delete or steal your data, it could cripple your membership business.
That's why it's so important to be extra vigilant and make sure you take adequate steps to keep your site secure...
In this episode, I'm sharing my top tips for keeping your membership site secure and advising which plugins and services you can use to help.
Essential Learning Points:
- Whether or not WordPress is an insecure platform to build your site on
- Why it's crucial that your membership site has security measures in place
- The eight top tips to proactively safeguard your membership site
- What you can do if the worst happens and your site is hacked
Important Links & Mentions:
“The fact that WordPress powers 455 million sites definitely makes it more of a target. The counterbalance to that is that there's also a lot of people involved in keeping it secure and responding extremely quickly to any issues.”
“If you need to give admin access temporarily to your web designer, or maybe someone from tech support at your plugin company, make sure you remove their account after they no longer need it. It's not about not trusting those people, it's about there being an additional potential account that someone could get into.”