Two weeks ago I spent a few days working on an emergency project – a fabulous lady’s site had been hacked, and the entire site was down and not functioning. Her hosting company wouldn’t bring the site back up until it proved to be secure and safe enough. This meant that she basically needed a whole new design for her site.
That’s where I came in. Within 12 hours, we decided on a theme, and I got to work setting everything up, customizing to her liking, and working with her hosting company to get the site back up and functioning.
And now, her site is responsive (it wasn’t before), up-to-date, and more importantly, it’s not susceptible to being hacked.
Having a hacked site is a no fun stress fest. But it’s easily preventable! Here are 2 simple tips to maintaining a safe WordPress site: [Read more…]