WordPress takes security very seriously. WordPress releases “minor” revisions regularly to address even vulnerabilities reported just hours before. Latest WordPress websites have automatic background updates to prevent any possible exploits.
Even with such a proactive approach towards security, news vines are flush with reports of WordPress sites affected with one vulnerability or another. So, what’s the deal here? How can you ensure a secure WordPress hosting for your customers?
In our role as Outsourced hosting support specialists for web hosts, our key priority is to help them provide a secure hosting environment for WordPress sites, which enables them to retain their customers better.
A quick look at Google Trends will show you that WordPress hosting is hot, and is getting hotter by the day. Almost all major web hosting providers now offer specialized WordPress hosting plans, and there are web hosts who focus exclusively on WordPress hosting.
In our role as Outsourced hosting support specialists for web hosts, our key priority is to help our customers provide the best managed WordPress hosting for websites, which enables them to be the industry-best WordPress hosting providers. (more…)
With WordPress powering 61% of CMS based websites, it has become a lucrative target for hackers. Google blacklisting for phishing and email blacklisting for spamming is quite common in WordPress hosting. A well maintained WordPress site is immune to hacking, but in shared hosting, the majority of such websites will be un-patched, and vulnerable to hacking.
Through a few simple strategies, it is possible to make WordPress immune to hacking. Here’s a quick check list on how server management services prevented WordPress hacking in cPanel/WHM servers.