The 2-volume, 20-video WordPress security tutorials walk you through the process of setting up, securing, and protecting your WordPress site.
Video Content: WordPress Security Videos
Volume 1 – WordPress Security
These videos explain how to add layers of security to your WordPress site:
- More Secure Manual Install [includes Written Steps] – 10:24
- More Secure 1-Click Install – 6:41
- Secure FTP – 3:22
- Secure WP-Config.php [includes Copy & Paste Code] – 5:31
- Secure Admin Username – 3:27
- Secure Webhosting – 6:20
- More Secure Passwords – 2:20
- Secure Database Prefix – 6:56
- Secure Cleanup [includes Copy & Paste Code] – 6:40
- Configure iThemes Security (formally BWS) Plugin – 7:25
- Prevent Brute Force Attacks – 5:40
- Manual Backup-Break-Restore – 6:15
Volume 2 – Security Basics
These videos show you how to secure and protect your computer, server, and WordPress site from hackers and malware attacks:
- Protect Your Computer [Antivirus and Anti-Spyware – Avast and Webroot] (4:07) – Protecting your computer is the first line of defense because malware and viruses in your computer and files could enter the WordPress files that you upload to your site. Malware is often injected via scripts into your code without your knowledge.
- Web Server Vulnerabilities (3:58) – This area is often overlooked. If your web hosting company does not update their software frequently to meet WordPress requirements, potential backdoors and security breaches can happen.
- WP Database Backups (3:22) – Backing up your WordPress Database is crucial before doing any updates or changes to your site. This video shows you how to backup your WordPress database.
- Secure File & Directory Permissions (9:57) – Understanding how file and directory permissions can impact WordPress security is important. In this video, you’ll learn how to change permissions of files and folders correctly.
- Update All Software (6:14) – Updating WordPress software is one of the first lines of defense. However, updating your software can be challenging, depending on your web hosting setup. This video explains what could happen during this process and how to combat it.
- Firewalls (4:47) – Just like protecting your computer with firewalls, in this video you’ll learn how to protect your entire WordPress site and block out spam bots.
- Monitoring Your Files (5:19) – This video explains how to monitor your files and get notified if someone edits your files without your permission.
- WordPress Security Scanners (10:26) – This video compares different WordPress security plugins, focusing on WordPress security scanners to detect malware in your site before it’s too late.
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