Despite its lightweight code and easy-to-install framework, WordPress may be muddled by too many cobwebs and convoluted stuff that may drag the time it takes to load a webpage. Page loading time is a very vital currency for any website, whether WordPress-run or not. A few milliseconds of delay could spell the difference between a successfully followed website and an abandoned one.
Malicious codes. Brute-force attacks. Unauthorized access. These are just some of the most common security vulnerabilities that any website may potentially be exposed to. No matter how secure WordPress is, any website running under this blogging platform is not exempt from security threats. We look at how else you can secure your WordPress web sites.
While WordPress has built-in security features to keep your data inaccessible to common security threats, you cannot go overboard in terms of protection against malicious entities. Here are some tips on strengthening your WordPress security.
The convenience of using WordPress makes it seem as if the backend processing is simple. That’s far from the truth. The blogging software cleans up and processes data before they get stored in the database and displayed online.
The most popular blogging platform has really come a long way since its inception in 2003. Its latest iteration in WordPress 3.9 – named after jazz player Jimmy Smith – included live widget and header previews and faster image editing and uploading.
This can be fixed by entering new iptables rules via SSH.