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WordPress Complete - Sixth Edition by Karol Król

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Securing your site

The issue of site security and hacker attacks is a really serious thing online these days. You might be thinking that no one will try to harm your site because you're not that popular yet, right? Well, the reality can be harsh in this case. Most hacker attacks are not about stealing your revenue or taking over your site as a whole. Usually, they are about including a small piece of code on your site that will link out to other external sites (most of the time either fraudulent sites or "naughty" content). The idea of such an attack is that you won't find out that it ever took place, which is the biggest danger.

Don't sweat though, there's a plugin that will help you with that--Wordfence Security, available at https://wordpress.org/plugins/wordfence/ ...

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