We’ve already stressed on the importance of strong password in the security check series. And i’m sure that some of you’ll be surprised to find out that “Username” of the blog plays an important role in the security of the blog. If you don’t tend to agree, then here’s some food for thought – Will it be difficult if you were to guess only password or will it be difficult for you to guess both username & password?

While you ponder over the question (are you still thinking about it? if the answer is yes, go ahead and take these mind exercises or play these games), I would remind you to ensure that you subscribe to our blog for regular tips like these.

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Till this time we’ve covered the basics of security measures that one should take to secure their blogs. Today we are going to take slightly advanced approach and will try to ensure that automatic bots will not be able to gain access to your blog easily as we’ll change the table structure of the blog. Don’t worry if it sounds scary to you; we’ll ensure that you’ll be able to do it pretty easily as there are various tools available for the same.

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As you know that we are shifting our blog from Dreamhost servers to WPWebhost servers. We were expecting few issues that you may come across, however didn’t expect that there will be issues that we’ll come across. Anyway, it seems that the all the blogs were transfered properly and without any issues, however there is some problem that I’m facing right now.

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In order to ensure that your blog is safe from prying eyes, we are running this security check series. We’ve already discussed some of the basic stuff and today we are going to ensure that the file & directory permissions should be right. In this guide we’ll fix the CHMOD of various important files and folders of your blog.

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In the world of computers and Internet, things get old pretty fast and that is one of the reason why we see WordPress software getting lot of updates frequently. This makes sure that WordPress not only stays safe from vulnerabilities but also gives you latest features that play major role in your blog’s success. We’ve been regular readers of various blogs about blogging and all these gurus suggest the same, why is that? They all understand the security concerns associated with WordPress and how one can stay peacefully after the upgrade.

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After we’ve ensured that Secret Key is at its desired place, we can think about securing the password of the blog too. Strong password is really necessary these days as there are various ways through which hackers, tend to break the password and get unauthorized access to important and sensitive information. Brute-Force, Dictionary attack are some of the few methods of gaining the unauthorized access with the help of automated password attempts. If your password has the following elements, then I’m sure it’ll be considered as a strong password -

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It’s always said that if something is a boon, it will also carry some negative points. WordPress is popular; this is a boon to every WordPress user as this popularity ensures that there is active development around it. WordPress is popular; this is a bane to every WordPress user as it gets frequently attacked by hackers and nasty people. In this series, we’ll try to make WordPress as secure as one can. In this post, we’ll define secret key for WordPress and we’ll later move to advanced techniques to achieve more desired results -

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