WordPress is the most popular free open source website platform in the market and used by millions of businesses worldwide. WordPress is easy to adapt, install and deploy which reduces resources, costs and time. This platform is ideal for small business owners and perfect for hackers.

Here are 12 simple tricks that secure your WordPress website

  1. Use Strong Passwords for user
  2. Set strong passwords for your database
  3. Use Least Privilege model
  4. Keep themes & Plugins Updated
  5. Rename your login URL
  6. Automatically log idle users out of your site
  7. Use SSL to encrypt data
  8. Add user accounts with caution
  9. Block all hotlinking
  10. Disable comments
  11. Make backups regularly
  12. Set up a website lock down feature
12 Ways to secure your WordPress site from hackers