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10 security best practices to harden your WordPress website

Prevent hackers from breaching your website

Mar. 31, 2019 -

A lot of people use WordPress to manage their website, therefore it's no surprise people ask me to have a look at their site's security. As ethical hacker, I encounter WordPress in different shapes, sizes and states. Some of them are really badly protected against hacks. Prevent your site from being hacked using these 10 practical tips.

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