WordPress is the most popular content management system (CMS for short) on the web. CMS’s are great because they allow non-technical website administrators to manage their websites with ease. WordPress is widely recognised as the most user-friendly and feature filled CMS available.
Roughly 15 million websites on the web are powered by WordPress, which equates to roughly of 27% of all websites on the web. Many large businesses use WordPress for their website, including The New Yorker, Mercedes-Benz and TechCrunch.
Due to the popularity of WordPress, the platform has become a popular target for hackers and spammers. Taking time to focus on the security of your WordPress website is essential. This article covers some of the more important security measures you can take to secure your WordPress website.