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How To Make WordPress Site Spam And Hack Proof

WordPress is the most used CMS (Content Management System) in the world based on PHP and MySQL. Hence, maintaining security should be the topmost priority. This article will help you with quick guidelines.
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Anyone can start a website using a WordPress CMS within an hour using any standard hosting plan, But the most used application is the most hacked application. With WordPress following issues are very common :

  • Hacking
  • spoofing
  • spamming
  • comment spamming

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To maintain high up-time and quality of your website follow these steps :


Make sure you keep your WordPress core up to date and all plugin, This can be done from login into your WordPress site :

Install Plugin Akismet

Akismet checks your comments against the Akismet Web service to see if they look like spam or not and lets you review the spam it catches under your blog’s “Comments” admin screen.

Major Features in Akismet includes

  1. Automatically checks all comments and filters out the ones that look like spam.
  2. Each comment has a status history, so you can easily see which comments were caught or cleared by Akismet and which were spammed or unspammed by a moderator.
  3. URLs are shown in the comment body to reveal hidden or misleading links.
  4. Moderators can see the number of approved comments for each user.
  5. A discard feature that outright blocks the worst spam, saving you disk space and speeding up your site. Plugin Page >>
  6. USE SSL: Install an SSL for your website, installing your WordPress website keep your blog safe from injunctions. I personally recommend having HTTPS:// enabled for your website.


Daily thousands of websites get hacked, this should be your everyday concern to maintain security and take precautionary measures to make your WordPress spam free.

Neha Somani

Neha Somani

Passionate and almost obsessive about reading books. Totally, in love with literature. Sleep is something I can never have enough of.

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