Protecting your new WordPress blog should be a top priority especially if your copy is self-hosted.
A common deadly mistake I see around is a hurry to start pulling traffic and publishing articles on a newly installed self hosted blog without taking some necessary security steps. That’s foundation for disaster.
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This is part 6 in the series to build a money making blog. If you missed the other 5 parts, here is the front page for a list of contents.
In part 5, we saw how easy it is to install WordPress. As a matter of fact, it takes less than 3 minutes to get a copy installed.
NB: I recommend WPX Hosting,Siteground orBluehost to host your WordPress site.
WPX Hosting does daily automatic backup of your site (For free) and keeps copies for 2 months. Backup is the foundation of every safety major you are ever going to implement on your blog.
In part 7, we are looking at setting up the right theme to monetize your blog.
NB: 9 ideas to create your new business on WordPress
The copy we installed in part 5 is still virgin and vulnerable to attacks and damages. In this part, we are going to implement basic and solid security to our fresh copy. While it is not common to have a 100% secured blog, it’s going to keep you very safe from your end.