How to secure your website: WordPress security | WordPress for beginners

How to secure your website: WordPress security | WordPress for beginners

This video about WordPress security is part of the free online WordPress for beginners training. Learn more about creating and maintaining a WordPress website in our free online course at This course includes reading materials and quizzes.

► About this video
If you don’t want your site to get hacked, you should make sure your WordPress website is secure. If your security isn’t up to par, it’s easier for hackers to steal your user information, passwords, install malicious software, and even distribute malware to your users. This isn’t something you’d want, right? That’s why, in this video, we list some suggestions on how to improve security on your WordPress website!

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► Items discussed in this video
0:00:02 – Introduction
0:00:56 – Make sure everything on your site is up-to-date
0:01:35 – Make sure your password is hard to guess
0:01:56 – Use a password manager
0:02:54 – Use two-factor authentication
0:03:32 – Use a secure connection
0:04:21 – Choose a hosting company that cares about your site’s security
0:04:53 – Create regular backups

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