Develop In-Demand WordPress Security Skills

Duration: 2.25 hours

Your clients would likely sleep better at night if they knew they had someone taking care of their WordPress Security. This is where you come in!

In this course, you will learn the key security steps to follow before and after installing your client’s WordPress site. We will walk through the different ways that a WordPress site can be hacked or corrupted and how to prevent it. You will learn how to update WordPress Plugins and Files to make sure they are safe and secure. Finally, you will get acquainted with some great tools to help you keep an eye on your website’s security and performance. If you have a WordPress website or plan to offer any WordPress service to your clients, then this course is an absolute necessity!

Course curriculum

  • 1
    WordPress Security Course
    • Download Course Tool Guide
    • Intro to WordPress Security
    • LESSON 1 - Why Do Sites Get Hacked
    • LESSON 2 - Web Security Begins at Home
    • LESSON 3 - Secured Hosting Solutions
    • LESSON 4 - Managed Hosting Solutions
    • LESSON 5 - WordPress Quick Install
    • LESSON 6 - Secure Manual Install
    • LESSON 7 - Uptime Tracking Tool
    • LESSON 8 - WordPress Back-ups
    • LESSON 9 -Manual Back-Ups
    • LESSON 10 - PHP Version Updates
    • LESSON 11 - Remove User ID
    • LESSON 12 - Username Trickery
    • LESSON 13 - Blocking Hackers
    • LESSON 14 - Hiding Username
    • LESSON 15 - Change Database Prefix 1
    • LESSON 16 - Change Database Prefix 2
    • LESSON 17 - Replace Security Keys
    • LESSON 18 - Set Up Config File
    • LESSON 19 - Customize_Login_Message
    • LESSON 20 - Brute Force Attacks
    • LESSON 21 - Update WP Version Numbers
    • LESSON 22: Website Hackers
    • LESSON 23: Clean Up Hacked Site
    • LESSON 24: After Website Hack
    • LESSON 25 Website Health Tool
    • LESSON 26: Good and Bad Plugins and Themes
    • WordPress Security Wrap-up


  • Craig  Cannings

    Craig Cannings

    Chief Learning Officer, Freelance University

    In 2008, my wife Kelly and I co-founded Freelance University with the purpose of becoming the #1 go-to training center for Freelancers and VAs from around the globe! As of this year, we have successfully trained over 25,000 Virtual Assistants and Freelancers in more than 75 countries. Kelly and I have had the great privilege of building our Online University while raising our 5 daughters who are the greatest blessings of our lives. I look forward to meeting you and seeing you either in this program or at our University very soon. I leave you with my favorite quote from marketing guru, Seth Godin: "The only worse thing than starting something and failing... is not starting something."

Course Reviews

  • Amazing and Great Lessons


    This course is loaded with invaluable and great lessons. I will keep learning over and over.

    This course is loaded with invaluable and great lessons. I will keep learning over and over.

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