This course is split into 2 parts.
Part 1 is for understanding and setting up a baseline security for your website.
Part 2 is more advanced tactics and involves automating tasks and getting into some of the code of the website.
Even if this is your first website, you will be able to follow along and secure your site. If you have any questions don’t hesitate to reach out!
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Use this link for a quick plugin checklist: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1waN4TafIuc3lJNDtX_yPzQzHF74EQxKlHeYTbZEBcnk/edit?usp=sharing
Reasons to use an SSL Certificate for your website:
There are 2 routes I’m going to show you for installing an SSL Certificate:
Note: If you purchase a certificate make sure its from a trusted “Certificate Authority”
Link to their website for more info: https://letsencrypt.org/
LetsEncrypt Docs: https://letsencrypt.org/docs/
If you need to watch my first course to learn DNS basics
here it is for FREE: https://skl.sh/2NH4CeE
Where I get my SSL Certs: https://www.gogetssl.com/
Generate a CSR here: https://www.gogetssl.com/online-csr-generator/
Decode a CSR here: https://www.gogetssl.com/online-csr-decoder/
Check your SSL Certs here: https://www.gogetssl.com/check-ssl-installation/
Backups Plugin: https://updraftplus.com/
WordPress Plugins Page for backups plugin: https://wordpress.org/plugins/updraftplus/
Download button for plugin file: https://downloads.wordpress.org/plugin/updraftplus.1.16.20.zip