WordPress website hacked? Know what to do next, and prevent your WP websites from being hacked again.
Our online training provides you with the essential knowledge and skills to secure, fix, and clean your hacked WordPress website. We know repairing a compromised website, site audit, checking for the cause and points of failure, error-debugging, restoring and securing WordPress thru core and plugin updates to ensure a protected website in the future can be overwhelming.
This is why our trainer-led webinar course is structured in a way that guides you through step-by-step processes through actual demonstrations, practical tutorials, and easy how-to's, best practices, and solutions to ensure that help you understand and learn how to deal with common WordPress attacks. During the training workshop, you'll gain invaluable skills on identifying security loopholes, implementing crucial fixes, and cleaning up any malicious code, injected malware and virus affecting your website.
With our hands-on approach and real-time demonstrations, you'll learn how to do practical and effective troubleshooting and techniques that are easy to do even if you're not a tech-savvy individual. By the end of the session, you will get an actual set of tutorials, how-to's, answers to FAQs, security checklists during development and after deployment, QA lists, and steps needed to safeguard your WordPress website against potential cyber-attacks.
Equip participants with the knowledge and skills to effectively recover a WordPress website after a security breach, including site clean-up, fixing vulnerabilities, and implementing robust security measures.
This WordPress security training webinar assumes participants have a basic understanding of WordPress and have managed or maintained a WP website, or at least have been exposed to working with a WordPress site. Additionally, it's recommended that participants set up themselves in a hands-on environment (with their own laptop or PC, and a stable internet connection for the webinar) to allow participants to follow the tutorials, and practice the skills learned in real-time with WordPress website.
Understanding WordPress Security and Identifying Hacks
Session 1: Introduction to WordPress Security
- Overview of common security threats
- Importance of regular security audits
- Basic principles of securing a WordPress site
Session 2: Recognizing Signs of a Hacked WordPress Site
- Identifying common symptoms of a hacked site
- Analyzing server logs and error messages
- Using security plugins for early detection
Session 3: Initial Response to a Security Breach
- Developing an incident response plan
- Temporary measures to mitigate the impact
- Isolating the affected site without causing further damage
Session 4: Hands-on Exercise - Identifying Hacks
- Participants will practice identifying signs of a hack on a simulated WordPress site
- Guided analysis of server logs and error messages
WordPress Site Recovery and Security Implementation
Session 5: Site Clean-up and Malware Removal
- Step-by-step guide to cleaning a hacked WordPress site
- Utilizing security plugins for malware removal
- Restoring site functionality without compromising security
Session 6: Fixing Vulnerabilities and Patching Security Holes
- Identifying and closing common security vulnerabilities
- Updating WordPress core, themes, and plugins
- Implementing best practices for secure coding
Session 7: Strengthening WordPress Security
- Overview of security plugins and their configurations
- Implementing two-factor authentication
- Setting up regular automated backups
Session 8: Best Practices for Post-Recovery Monitoring
- Monitoring site logs and user activity
- Establishing ongoing security checks
- Planning for future incidents and improvements
Session 9: Final Exercise - Securing a WordPress Site
- Participants will apply the learned concepts to secure a WordPress site
- Peer review and feedback on security measures implemented
How to fix Japanese keyword hack for SEO and WordPress
This is a special topic that will teach you what to do after WordPress security clean-up to get back the hacked search engine results (SERPs)
The Japanese keyword hack or SEO spam is a cyberattack that enables hackers to auto-generate random Japanese text and unknowingly appear in Google Search result pages. Your website pages are displayed in Google Search results as some random information in Japanese. Clicking on these search result items normally will open your web pages without issues and still display your actual valid content.
Therefore, most of the time, websites or business owners are not aware of the hack. Sometimes, clicking on these search results is redirected to shady, malicious, and harmful third-party, spammy sites. Search users may report your website as spam and harmful to search engines and therefore website may be banned.
Learn how to recover and regain those valuable and business-winning search result items!
How to protect your website from massive comment/form submission spam (website and server level)
Spam is annoying and potentially dangerous for your website. It can harm your website and domain's reputation and can provide misleading information to your website's visitors. Worse, it can open hacking exploits through malicious links. This topic session will demonstrate and teach you actions, tips, and techniques, both WordPress website level or server-side which can help you prevent form spam on your website.
Q&A, Summary, and Key Takeaways
- Addressing participant questions and concerns about common issues and errors
- Providing additional resources for continued learning