With each update WordPress is getting more secured and easy to use for the new users. Now the hackers have less chances to attack on your website. But there are some of the mistakes to avoid during WordPress blogging that will help you to keep your site safe from hacking and malware attacks.
Default Admin username
On your initial signup on your WordPress admin panel they give a default username “admin” and you have to be aware until you changed it. Until you don’t change it means you have given 50% of your information to the hackers. So delete the default username and change it with a new one. This practice will save you from the hackers who are specially targeting admin accounts.
Easy passwords Selection
Generating easy passwords never remains a good practice. Usually the users make easy to remember passwords like “abc123”, “password” and their country or city name. It helps the hackers to locate your password and easy access to your wp-admin panel. There are several password generators will help you to select a stronger password to will not be easy to hack. You can use special characters like @, # or $ signs along with alphabets and figures.
Ignoring WordPress Updates
Be aware with all WordPress updates is essential for all WordPress bloggers, if you are not focusing on these updates and skipping one or more it is possible you would have to face a hacking attack because the recent updates like WordPress 3.8 and 3.9 come with a lot of security features. So don’t forget to update each new WordPress version.
We all know WordPress is a secure Content Management System and the above given tips will make your WordPress admin panel more secure and give you safe blogging experience.