Increasing Security & Configuring Theme and Plugin Files

WordPress 2015    |    Intermediate
  • 13 videos | 46m 4s
  • Includes Assessment
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Keep your WordPress site performing well and secure! Here we look at administrative tasks for optimizing and securing your WordPress site, and how to configure both theme and plugin files.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • 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

IN THIS COURSE

  • 3m 14s
    In this video, you will back up the database and files. FREE ACCESS
  • 3m 39s
    During this video, you will learn how to change the database table prefix. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Exploring Caching
    5m 19s
    Upon completion of this video, you will be able to describe what caching is and how it is used in WordPress. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Securing Logins
    4m 50s
    Learn how to configure secure logins. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Removing The Meta Generator Tag
    2m 13s
    Upon completion of this video, you will be able to recall why and how to remove the meta generator tag. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Examining File Permissions
    3m 29s
    In this video, you will learn how to apply different file-level permissions. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Changing File Locations
    3m 6s
    In this video, you will learn how to change file locations. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Monitoring Security Problems
    4m 33s
    After completing this video, you will be able to recall how to monitor for security problems. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Exploring Theme and Plugin Files
    3m 28s
    In this video, find out how to configure different theme and plugin files. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Examining the Core Files
    2m 57s
    In this video, you will learn how to identify what the core files are and why they should not be altered. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Working with Hooks
    2m 23s
    In this video, you will learn how to use hooks. FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Using the Options and Settings APIs
    2m 36s
    In this video, learn how to use the options and settings APIs. FREE ACCESS
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    13.  Writing Secure Themes and Plugins
    4m 18s
    In this video, you will learn how to write a secure theme and plugin. FREE ACCESS

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