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How to Keep Your Website Secure and Up-to-Date: Resources

December 20, 2019

first_imgThank you to the Michigan Bed and Breakfast Association for inviting me to speak today about how to keep your website secure and up-to-date.My webinar focused on steps every website owner can take to safeguard their site, through a combination of: Good password, username, and access policiesSoftware updatesSecurity plugins/servicesRegular backups of the full website, including database and filesAs promised, here are the resources, plugins, and other tips I shared in today’s webinar. Hope you find them useful.Hacked WordPress SitesWordPress REST API Vulnerability Exploits Continue1.5 Million WordPress Pages HackedBackup Plugins and ServicesBackUpWordPress pluginUpdraftPlus pluginVaultPress serviceSecurity Plugins and ServicesiThemes Security pluginWordfence pluginSucuri SecurityVaultPress serviceManaged WordPress Web Hosts Offering Security Services with HostingFlywheelWP EngineVideos: Backup and Restore Your WordPress SiteHow to Backup & Restore Your WordPress Site with UpdraftPlusOverview of the BackupWordPress plugin Presented by WordPress expert, Morten Rand-Hendriksen. Requires a Lynda.com subscriptionPassword ManagersWhy you need a password manager (Note, many of the applications mentioned in the article are no longer free)1PasswordLastPassDashlaneKeepassForms10 questions to ask before choosing a WordPress form pluginHow to Keep Up-to-Date on Features in WordPressMy favorite two places for information about WordPress are:WPBeginnerWPTavernMaps of Nearby PlacesNote: I have not used either of these plugins, they were recommended to me from members of my online WordPress design group.WP Store LocatorStellar PlacesShare this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading…RelatedWordPress Backup Services and Plugins: Read the Fine PrintThere’s no disagreement on the importance of backing up your WordPress site. Whether you’re a blogger, auto repair shop owner, or selling merchandise on an ecommerce site, backing up your site is essential. It’s one of the most important steps in keeping your site secure. When something goes wrong on…In “WordPress”Recap: Lockdown WordPress: Security Tips From SucuriIn his iThemes hosted webinar, Sucuri Security co-founder Dre Armeda shared strategies for improving security of your WordPress site and reducing the risk of your site getting infected. Over past 11 years, 480% growth in users on the Internet 300 million websites added to the Internet in 2011 (Pingdom) What…In “WordPress”Metro Detroit WordPress: VaultPress, A Plugin for Your Backup NeedsFor our October Metro Detroit WordPress meetup, we’ll be hosting Jackie Stachurski who will speak about VaultPress on Sunday, October 12, 2014 in downtown Detroit. Stachurski is a Happiness Engineer at Automattic who lives in metro Detroit. She’s currently on the VaultPress Team and previously worked on the Store Team.…In “WordPress”last_img

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