It was Monday morning and I was on a call with a dozen others who are my peers. Each of us helps the small business owner with their businesses in one way or the other. It was at the end of the call and we were each sharing our websites and going over how to make little improvements here and there. Time was running out and there was just enough time for one more website review, I volunteered. As my site was coming up for all to see suddenly the screen turned a maroon red with an outline of a security officer with his hand stretched out and the words of"don't precede malware danger." I was too horrified to recall exactly what it said although there was more. I was concerned on being destroyed plus humiliated that the people on the call had seen me so vulnerable, I had spent Learn More hours.
Finally, fix malware problem will inform you that there's not any htaccess inside the directory. You may place a.htaccess record in to this directory if you would like, and you can use it to handle this wp-admin directory by Ip Address address or address range. Details of how you can do that are plentiful around the net.
Strong passwords - Do your best to use a strong password, alpha-numeric. Easy to remember passwords are easy to guess!
Should you ever want to migrate your site elsewhere, like a new web host, you'd be able to pull this off without a hitch, and also without needing to disturb your old site until the new one was in place and ready to roll.
What's the best way? Out of all of the choices that are available today, which one is right for you and which path should you choose?
Change your WordPress admin and password username, or at least your password, often and collect and use good WordPress safety tips to keep hackers out!