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WordPress Security Hardening with .htaccess Rules

This way of protecting your website uses a combination of htaccess rewrite rules to harden WordPress sites at the server level, plugins to harden WP sites at the site level i.e internally, and plugins to detect changes to files and the database SQL injections. There's no need to be squeamish. Toughening WordPress is easier than it looks but there are caveats: No site or server can ever be 100% secure from malicious bots, hacker scripts or other non desirables. Denial of Service (DoS) attacks require a very different method of site protection. The site defence methods shown here have … [Read more...]