If you’re using WordPress to run and design your private practice website, then it’s your responsibility to keep that website safe and secure.
WordPress is like a car: if you don’t take care of it and maintain it well, things can break down.
We’ve seen a number of past clients report broken websites and notices from their hosting company saying their website was shut down because it contained malicious code.
Unfortunately, hacking does happen and websites do break.
Which means lost visitors and lost clients.
In this episode of The Private Practice Elevation Podcast, we’ll talk about 5 easy things you can do today to up your WordPress security and keep your therapy website safe.
Some of these precautions may be familiar to you and you may even have some in place.
But I’m hopeful that you’ll find at least one thing (or maybe all 5!) that you can implement today.
In This Episode, You’ll Learn:
- Why you need a plan to keep your therapy website secure
- Why just clicking the “update” button in your WordPress dashboard is a bad idea
- How to ensure you always have access to your website’s files in case you get hacked
- The most popular ways that hackers can get access to your WordPress website and how to stop them
- The two main benefits of getting an SSL certificate for your private practice website
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Links mentioned in this episode:
- WordPress Website Care Plans
- Free Guide: WordPress Website Maintenance Checklist
- WordPress Backup Plugins:
- Blog post: Why Website Maintenance is Key to a Successful Therapy Website
- Forbe’s List of 100 Worst Passwords
- Plugin: Limit Login Attempts Reloaded
- Plugin: WP Limit Login Attempts