It feels like every week there’s another security breach in the news. It can cause panic, especially when we think website security has to be complicated. But protecting your WordPress website doesn’t have to be hard. WordPress security is easier than you think. In this post, we cover 5 ways to secure your WordPress website.
The Cost of Getting Hacked
Before we dive into the WordPress security tips, it’s helpful to remember the cost of getting hacked. Sometimes hearing about it over and over on the news can be overwhelming to the point of paralysis. You need to understand the potential danger, but then you need to act.
Your site getting hacked can mean:
- Lost revenue during downtime.
- Paying the cost of getting your site cleaned.
- Lost time to inform customers about the breach.
- Potential blacklisting by Google.
- Loss of customer trust.