Feb 20

hacked WordPress

Burglary and destruction threat is a major threat when a webmaster has created the website which is then displayed on the internet. Many cases of error that occurred due to the negligence webmasters to make certain protection as the password is used to enter the admin pages, themes and also update the plugin is used.

First, you must know what is happening on your website. This would indicate a pretty clear indication. There are actions or suspicious activity and not known at the page created or unknown user appear on the website. Then Google Webmaster will also send you a warning that your website maybe harmful or even the front page of your website will be defaced.

Secondly, you have to backup the content on your website using WordPress export tool. You would have to make up as well for plugin and theme settings if they use it. After that, check the list of plugins you use. You must install new plugins from WordPress Plugin Directory and make sure that you are using the latest version plugins. You must be careful when using the plugin and make sure that you use the plugin compatible with your wordpress version, server settings or any issues related to security issues.

Third, create a username and password in your database. Do not forget also to create a new table for the installation of WordPress. Then reload the content, plugins and themes after finish the installation by using the Import Tool. After that load settings on wordpress plugins and settings you when you are finished using the Import Tool.

Finally, make a backup and a restore point on the server if you use hosting allows to do that. You can also ask them to create a restore point on the server. Unfortunately not all servers are able to do this.

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