- Name your database table prefix something else then wp_
Just use some random alphanumeric characters and an underscore at the end...
- Name your user something else than admin (but definitely not user)
Just make it something else then the default choice...
- Use a strong password right from the start
At least 8 random alphanumeric characters. Use this: http://passgen.org/
- Always apply all updates to WP, themes and plugins
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Wordpress: Minimal security measures right from the start
Right from the start you should do a few little things to make your Wordpress page secure. Later on you will probably install a security plugin too, but these steps will prevent setting up things twice.