Recently disclosed WordPress Plugin vulnerabilities/exploits have left over 1,000 Wordpress Themes vulnerable, and in turn many thousands of sites at risk. This is because the vulnerable plugins have been included with/integrated into many commercial WordPress themes.
WordPress is currently the most used Content Management System (CMS) in the world, driving over 22% of all websites, and claiming 60% of all CMS driven websites. With this in mind, hackers will target WP as a single weakness or vulnerability found in one of it’s many plugins, themes or even the WP core itself, will make many websites out there exploitable.
Here we will go through a number of ways to help make your WordPress website more secure.