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Website Maintenance

WordPress Security Imperative

Hackers are after your WordPress self-hosted blog.

WordPress security must be scheduled

WordPress security must be top-most on your planning and regular maintenance. Ever wonder why keeping your WordPress based website version and your plugins updated is imperative? There are hackers out there who have more time on their hands than anything else. Merry pranksters, they want to see what they can do. Don’t allow your WordPress website to fall victim to them.

If you aren’t comfortable performing the updates, then get an experienced WordPress web developer to keep it updated for you.

ProBlogger provides a detailed explanation.

Update, update, update
Update WordPress. Update your plugins. Update your theme. Try to install these updates immediately after the alert apepars in your Dashboard. Here’s why.

Fixes to new bugs and security holes are always a big part of every update. The minute an update gets released, all the changes are announced in the official doc that goes along with the update. If a hacker wants to attack a site that hasn’t been updated yet, they just have to take a look at the document, do a little research and tackle the holes that the new version fixes.

Read the entire post at Secure Your WordPress Blog Without Touching Any Code : @ProBlogger.

Charleston PR & Design, LLC hosts WordPress websites and provides monthly software updates for all our clients. Our daily backups insure every hosted site can be restored. And if any breaking change breaks your site’s theme or functionality, we repair the break. That’s the type of insurance that you can’t do without.