According to W3Techs, 43.2% of all websites on the internet use WordPress. And of all websites that use a CMS (Content Management System) more than half (64%) leverage WordPress to power their blog or website. Unfortunately, since WordPress has such a large market share it has also become a prime target for attackers.
You might be wondering whether WordPress is safe to use. And the short answer is yes — WordPress core is safe to use, but only if you maintain it to the latest version and employ some additional protections on the admin login page.
With every plugin or theme that you add to the environment, you introduce more risk to your environment. So, there are a number of important steps you’ll want to take to ensure that your WordPress website is safe from threats and known vulnerabilities.
In this post, I’ll be breaking down the WordPress ecosystem along with some security best practices to help you understand whether WordPress is safe and how to protect your site from attacks.
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