WordPress Security

How To Change WordPress Database Prefix To Improve Security

Most people do not bother changing the default WordPress database prefix (wp_) during its installation. This leaves your website vulnerable to mass attack of hackers and spammers. It’s easier for spammers and hackers to target a WordPress website with default database prefix.

So, don’t worry if you (deliberately ;)) forgot to change default database prefix while installing WordPress. You can take charge of WordPress security by following simple steps mentioned below. (more…)

How to secure WordPress Website

We all know WordPress is the most popular Content Management System, powering millions of websites all over the web. This makes it the favorite target for hackers. You can secure your WordPress website by following some easy practices which are mentioned below.

Never use admin as username

Easiest thing you can do to give hackers a difficult time, is to never use “admin” as username for login. You can easily block most of the brute-force attacks by following this practice. WordPress asks the username while installation when you can choose a catchy username (something like HocusPocus or SeriousSam ;)) other than “admin”. (more…)