17 minutes | Feb 3rd 2021

503 – Checking in on WordPress Security in 2021

Announcements WordPress Launches WP Briefing Podcast, Episodes Expected Every 2 Weeks Skinning the WordPress Admin, CSS Custom Properties on the Way Plugin Team Draws a Line: Plugins Must Not Change WordPress’ Default Automatic Update Settings The Events Calendar Plugin is Joining the Liquid Web Family Checking in on WordPress Security in 2021 Action Items: Use a strong password in WordPress and different passwords on every site Install a WordPress security plugin, like iThemes Security or WordFence Enable WordPress two-factor authentication Keep WordPress and your themes and plugins updated Work with your host to make sure your file permissions are correct Run regular malware scans with sucuri.net Have an automated backup running Lock down the number of unsuccessful login attempts with Limit Login Attempts View on YourWebsiteEngineer.com
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