How Can I Change My Default WordPress Admin Username?

When you install WordPress your default administrator username will be ”admin”,  unless you specify another name. By logging into your WordPress admin account you have full permissions to access the WordPress directories and dashboard, meaning that you can control your entire website. If you don’t change your default WordPress admin username, a hacker can easily break into […]

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How to Configure Secure WordPress Database Permissions

The WordPress database is the most important component of your WordPress website. It contains all the content of your website, such as information about your users and all your posts, etc. In order to access the database, a database user should have specific privileges that allow him or her to manipulate it. The WordPress database […]

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What Is An .htaccess File?

An .htaccess file is a configuration file which provides the ability to specify configuration settings for a specific directory in a website. The .htaccess file can include one or more configuration settings which apply only for the directory in which the .htaccess file has been placed. So while web servers have their own main configuration […]

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WordPress Database Security: Why Change the Database Tables Prefix

The majority of reported WordPress database security attacks were performed by exploiting SQL Injection vulnerabilities. By renaming the WordPress database table prefixes you are increasing the security of your WordPress blog and website from zero day SQL injections attacks. WordPress Database Security: The Prefix Guessing Game By default, all WordPress database tables’ names start with […]

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