This video series provides short “How to” videos about Wordpress Security, helping you make your self-hosted WordPress website secure. Hardening your WordPress website has never been more important. In this series we focused on 5 features available in iThemes security. Watch our security tutorials for WordPress Security to instantly block hackers, hide the back end login, remove the default “Admin” user, enable recaptcha, and change your database table pre-fix.
WordPress Management Services – Remove the Default Admin User?
Removing the default admin helps prevent against automated attacks on your WordPress website. This makes your WordPress website more secure.
UPDATE: This has been change and is now located under “Local Brute Force Protection”. Automatically ban “admin” user Immediately ban a host that attempts to login using the “admin” username.
WordPress Management Services – hide backend login?
Hiding the backend login page of your WordPress website shuts down many common bot based attacks on your website.
WordPress Management Services – enable re-captcha for login?
Enabling the re-captcha for login will prevents the bots from performing malicious activities on your website. Thus, making your website more secure.
UPDATE: Here are some of the features “Invisible reCAPTCHA – Validate users in the background.”, use on login, use on new user registration, and use on comments.