We have discussed in the past how out-of-the-box security configurations tend to not be very secure. This is usually true for all software and WordPress is no exception.
While there are a plethora of different ways that site owners can lock down their website, in this post we are going to review the most basic hardening mechanisms that WordPress website owners can employ to improve their security. We will also review the pros and cons of these different tactics.
Locking Down wp-admin
Let’s start with the basic administrator login page of WordPress:
The WordPress login page is – by…