So you are thinking about using WordPress. Congratulations! You are in good company. WordPress powers over 25% of the entire web, and holds almost 60% of the global market share for content management systems. With WordPress powering such an important part of your business, it is important for it to be stable and secure. Below, we’ll outline a series of best practices that any serious WordPress installation should include. This covers the WordPress software itself, associated plugins that you’ll need, and the Linux host that your WordPress installation lives on.