The Simple Guide to WordPress Security: Plugins - Part 2
Plugins are a key part of WordPress and its community, however sometimes plugins can cause headaches and security holes. Plugins were developed to extend the functionality of WordPress, but the issue is that anyone can make one, and anyone can push it to the WordPress plugin directory. While this gives WordPress a vast amount of extra functions and features, it also introduces vulnerabilities people can exploit if the plugin developers are not careful. Here are some tips on finding good plugins and keep your WordPress site secure.