- [Instructor] This video is all about … using strong passwords to improve the security … of your WordPress-powered site. … Choosing strong passwords is one the most important things … you can do to keep your site safe and secure. … Weak passwords are things like, password, 1234, … and other easy to guess phrases. … Conversely, strong passwords contain numbers, … upper, lower case letters, and in WordPress, … they can also contain symbols like these. … Using a good random mix of upper and lower case letters, … numbers and symbols, is a great way … to create secure passwords, here are some examples. … Instead of trying to remember strong passwords, … try using a password manager such as 1Password, … Dashlane, KeePass, or similar. … Doing so can simplify your online routine, … and help you keep your passwords nice and secure. … With WordPress, there are three key things to remember, … the admin password is set when WordPress is installed. … A password must be set for each new user, … and passwords should be strong and changed frequently. …
- Backing up and restoring your site
- Setting up strong passwords
- Understanding users and roles
- Choosing trusted plugins and themes
- Changing and recovering passwords
- Configuring authentication keys
- Securing the login page
- Fighting spam in the comments
- Blocking access and detecting hacks
- Building a firewall for WordPress
- Detecting and blocking bots
- Auditing your WordPress security
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started
2. Security Essentials
3. Hardening WordPress
4. Improving Security with Plugins
5. Advanced Tips and Tricks
6. Applying Best Practices
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