What To Do If Your Site Gets Hacked Part 1.

I've had two WordPress blogs. That was at a time when I was doing virtually no online marketing, and until I found time to deal with the situation (weeks later), these sites were penalized at the major search engines. They weren't eliminated the evaluations were reduced.

I was helped by it although my first step is not one you must take. I had a good old fashion pity party. I cried and railed against the evil hackers (that where probably 13 and smarter then me) And I did what I should have done before I started my website. And here is where I want you to start. Learn hacked. The attractive thing about fix wordpress malware and why so many people recommend because it is easy to learn, it is. Unfortunately, that can also be a detriment to the health of our sites. We have to learn how to put in a security fence around our website.

Strong passwords - Do your best to use a strong password, alpha-numeric, with upper and lower case and special characters. Easy to remember passwords are also easy to guess!

While it's an odd term, it represents a task. We're not simply being obsessive-compulsive here: servers go down every day, despite their claims of 99.9% uptime, and if you've had this happen to you, you from this source know the panic is it can cause.

Another step to take to make WordPress more secure is to upgrade WordPress. The reason behind this is that with each new upgrade there come fixes for older security holes which makes it essential to update.

Do not use wp_ as a prefix for your databases. Web hosting providers are currently eliminating that default but if yours doesn't, fix wp_ to anything but that.

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