Posts By Mahima Maheshwari

How to secure WordPress Database?

For any WordPress website the database is the biggest asset. It stores all the crucial information of a website i.e. user info, site URLs, posts, pages, comments, custom fields, etc. An improperly secured WordPress database is like an open invitation to hackers. In this article, we will discuss how to secure WordPress database.

Cross-site scripting, also known as XSS in short, is a security vulnerability found in web applications. WordPress XSS exploit allows attackers to inject malicious content under the guise of a trusted entity. Further, an XSS vulnerability also compromises user-website interaction. It allows attackers to pose as legitimate users and upload malicious content, steal user credentials and information, deface your website and tarnish your brand.

You are starting a new business and want to launch a website and are looking for a robust Content Management System (CMS). Your friend suggests you WordPress as the obvious choice because of the availability of multitude themes and plug-ins and low effort basic installation. But your major concern is security. You ask, Is WordPress Secure?

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