The Simple Guide to WordPress Security: The Core - Part 1
The internet is a vast world. That world is filled with a lot of different types of sites, most managed by WordPress. According to the W3Tech site1, 26% of all websites are being managed by WordPress. I gave a talk late 2015 at a WordPress event, and at the time that number was around 24%. It has gone up 2% in under a half a year. Why is WordPress so popular? People like simplicity. They want it to just work. They also want what is popular. Here are some steps for keeping WordPress secure. While we cannot secure anything 100%, it's better to add some layer of protection. Making it more difficult to break in decreases your chances of being infiltrated.