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WordPress Networking and Security

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WordPress is an open-source content management system used by more than 23% of the top 10 million web sites. WordPress 4.1 provides a new distraction-free writing mode – editing tools fade away when you are writing and come back when you need them. In this course, you will learn how to build and configure multisite networks and perform the critical security measures.

Target Audience
Web site designers who want to become more familiar with WordPress and its functionality


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Lesson Objectives

WordPress Networking and Security

  • start the course
  • describe the different requirements for a multisite environment
  • update the wp-config file
  • update the .htaccess file
  • make different configurations to the network
  • create a new site
  • enable themes for use on sites
  • create and configure network user accounts
  • recall how to update the network
  • set up MU domain mapping
  • add the domain name
  • export web site data
  • back up all the site information
  • back up the database and files
  • change the database table prefix
  • describe what caching is and how it is used in WordPress
  • configure secure logins
  • recall why and how to remove the meta generator tag
  • apply different file level permissions
  • change file locations
  • recall how to monitor for security problems
  • configure different theme and plugin files
  • identify what the core files are and recall why they should not be altered
  • work with hooks
  • use the options and settings APIs
  • write a secure theme and plugin
  • set up and configure WordPress networking and security
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