10 Tips to Secure Your WordPress Blog
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"1. Protect Your Plugins Directory
"The plugins for your WordPress blog are installed under the
blog/wp-content/plugins directory. In older versions of WordPress
this was not protected adequately, but in recent versions there is
better protection. A simple way to protect it from prying eyes is
to leave a blank HTML file with the name index.html in it. Make
sure to check if this file in there.
"2. Hide Your WordPress Version
"Knowing which version of WordPress you are running will be
helpful to people who are looking to break into your blog. By
default WordPress displays the version info. A simple way to fix
that is to edit the file header.php to hide this information.
Change the following line:
"...to look like this:
"meta name="generator" content="WordPress" />
"3. Use a Secure Username, Password"