It’s important to keep your WordPress websites secure.
Make sure you’re not using the generic “admin” for any of your logins, keep your WordPress core updated regularly, and I also advise that you use the Limit Login Attempts plugin. You might also consider some of these other popular WordPress security plugins to beef up your install:
10 Popular WordPress Security Plugins
- Limit Login Attempts
- Ask Apache Password Protect
- Login Dongle
- Sideways8 Custom Login and Registration
- Exploit Scanner
- WordPress AntiVirus
- WordPress HTTPS (SSL)
- Anti-spam plugin
- Theme Authenticity Checker
Thanks to WordPress Hacks for putting this list together!
There were a few here that I’ve used, while some of these look really interesting.
What are some of your favorite WordPress security plugins?