Monthly WordPress Updates Made Easy!

I have something brand spankin’ new to share with you today (…that I’m really excited about)!

You know how your WordPress website always has theme or plugin updates available? And how you’re scared to make them for fear of breaking your site (…rightfully so)?

And you may or may not even be aware how critical it is to make daily backups of your website (or that most hosting companies don’t do this, so you likely don’t have a backup of your site in case something goes wrong).

FACT: More than 30,000 webpages get hacked each DAY according to SophosLabs.

FACT: WPBeginner says 83% of […]

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WordPress Security Risks!

Welp, hackers are at it again! Very recently multiple WordPress Plugins became vulnerable to attacks and the issue has been escalated to WordPress developers to make a global upgrade available ASAP.

I just had someone contact me who had 3 of her sites hacked yesterday.

Some of the most popular plugins that have been affected include:

Jetpack
Google Analytics by Yoast
All In one SEO
Gravity Forms
WPTouch
…among many others

You can read more about the security threat here >>  (warning: very techy article)

Now what?

Step 1. Scan your site to see if your site has been hacked.

Step 2. Upgrade your WordPress site and all plugins immediately and […]

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3 More Important Tips to Secure Your WordPress Website from Hackers

As the title of this post implies (3 *More* Important Tips), this is not the first time I’ve written about the steps you should take to keep your WordPress website secure from hackers. In fact, I have two others posts you should take a look at, Is Your WordPress Website Secure from Hackers and 5 More Tips to Secure Your WordPress Website from Hackers.

I also offer more information on WordPress security in my Authentic Leader video series, where I devote nearly half-an-hour sharing 12 Ways to Secure Your WordPress Website from Hackers.

Now, as I bring […]

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5 More Tips to Secure Your WordPress Website from Hackers

In a previous post, Is Your WordPress Website Secure from Hackers, I outline why you should change your WordPress Administrator Password every month.

Today though, I would like to share a few other important steps you should take to ensure that YOU remain in FULL CONTROL of your WordPress website – rather than leaving yourself vulnerable to hackers.

In my Authentic Leader video series, I devote nearly half-an-hour sharing 12 Ways to Secure Your WordPress Website from Hackers. First and foremost among these is the importance of creating new, complex passwords on a monthly basis, to protect your […]

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Is Your WordPress Website Secure from Hackers?

When did you last change the password for your WordPress website? Can you even remember? Has it been months – or years? Believe me, you’re not alone. But guess what? Changing your password regularly is one of the most important things you can do to protect your website. Why? Because some 30,000 websites are being hacked every day! YIKES, that’s 30,000!

The importance of passwords

How can this happen so often? Well, because simplistic passwords are easy to hack and, according to SplashData.com, here are the most popular passwords being used today:

123456
password
12345678
qwerty
abc123
123456789
111111
1234567
iloveyou
adobe123

While passwords like these are obviously easy to remember, […]

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Authentic Leader Webcast Episode #21: 12 Ways to Secure Your WordPress Website from Hackers

Are you scared of breaking something when you make your WordPress website upgrades, so instead of upgrading, you have tons of upgrades available in your WordPress website dashboard?

Do you think just because you haven’t had your website hacked yet that you’re somehow safe and secure from getting hacked? (Oh I hope not!)

Your WordPress website security is extremely important and you need to pay attention to all the ways you can make your website secure from upgrades to hack attacks.

Today’s video training is definitely going to be an eye opener for you!

You’ll learn:

The biggest NO-NO’s about your passwords!
The easiest ways hackers access your […]

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12 Question Quiz: Is Your WordPress Website Secure?

Have you heard horror stories of websites being hacked and shut down?

It’s no joke and this is a real threat.

This quiz will wake you up to this reality and teach you exactly how to prepare so your site is safe from hacker attacks.

(Scroll down to see how we can make these updates for you!)

Go down this list of 12 questions and answer YES or NO.

Password: Are you changing your wp-admin password regularly?

Suggestion: Once per month

Password: Are you changing your FTP website hosting password regularly?

Suggestion: Once per month

Password: Are you choosing difficult passwords with uppercase, lowercase, numbers, and symbols?

Suggestion: I know you […]

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