WordPress: Building a Secure Site

WordPress: Building a Secure Site

English | MP4 | AVC 1280×720 | AAC 48KHz 2ch | 0h 51m | 182 MB


Building a secure website is a required skill for anyone who develops websites. In this course, instructor Allie Nimmons walks you through how to build and launch a secure website with WordPress. Allie explains what to look for when you are shopping for a secure hosting provider for your website. She points out what practices are most important to protect your site from WordPress vulnerabilities, then goes into tools to secure WordPress user accounts and login screens. Allie covers all the basics about SSL certificates and discusses best practices for keeping WordPress plugins and themes secure. She tells you why spam comments pose a threat to WordPress sites and explains how to prevent and remove them. Allie steps through best practices for making backups, as well as tools for setting up a WordPress firewall. She concludes with steps you can take to make your ecommerce site and your WordPress files more secure.

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Introduction
1 Building a secure WordPress website

WordPress Structure and Vulnerabilities
2 How to choose a secure WordPress hosting provider
3 Overview of the WordPress structure
4 How WordPress sites become vulnerable

WordPress User Accounts
5 How to create a secure WordPress user account
6 Best practices for keeping WordPress user accounts secure
7 Tools for securing your WordPress login screen

SSL Certificates
8 How an SSL certificate keeps WordPress sites secure
9 How to troubleshoot an SSL installation
10 Tools for setting up an SSL certificate

WordPress Plugins and Themes
11 How to choose secure WordPress plugins
12 Best practices for keeping WordPress plugins secure
13 How to choose secure WordPress themes
14 Best practices for keeping WordPress themes secure

Comment Spam
15 Why spam comments are dangerous for WordPress sites
16 How to prevent WordPress spam comments
17 How to remove WordPress spam comments

Website File and Database Backups
18 How to make secure WordPress website backups
19 Best practices for taking WordPress website backups

Firewalls
20 How firewalls make your site more secure
21 Tools for setting up a WordPress firewall

Ecommerce Site Security
22 How to make your ecommerce site more secure
23 Best practices for securing an ecommerce site

Editing WordPress Files
24 Secure your WordPress site by tweaking the wp-config file
25 Secure your WordPress site by disabling XML-RPC
26 Secure your WordPress site by disabling PHP executions
27 Secure your WordPress site by disabling directory indexing and browsing
28 Secure your WordPress site by tightening file folder permissions

Conclusion
29 Next steps