You may be wondering, what is bounce rate? Well, bounce rate is an internet marketing term which indicates the percentage of visitors who enter the site, but leave the website instead of reading other pages of website. Bounce rate happens when a visitor views only single page of website, without entering other pages of a website within a specific time period.
Many times, the situation arises when your website developer needs your accounts details like user name or password. A developer needs accounts details of your cPanel (Control Panel) so that your site can be created or edited. E.g. your developer may need these details in case he/she wants to set up a ‘purchase’ button on your site. At such times, you feel uncomfortable giving all these details.
It takes time and efforts to build a website. If we are particularly talking about WordPress, then it is widely-used open-source blogging tool and Content Management System. Just think, for making website, you have done all essential things, you have given it a best look and theme. You take care of a website like your child. It has all ingredients like look, fancy plug-ins, interesting blogs, and excellent pages. But one day, you see that your website has been hacked. It is a feeling like your own child has been kidnapped. Nowadays, buzz about Brute Force attacks is making its way among WordPress developers.
Ensuring WordPress website security is just like taking care of a child; keep in mind certain points about security. As you always take precaution and tell your child about staying away from strangers. You give proper advices like “Don’t accept anything from strangers”. Exactly like this, you have to take precaution and save your website from hackers. The recent botnet attack on WordPress websites did not have much impact. But, there are thousands of vulnerable websites out there. If one does not have proper knowledge about security measures, then the condition can get much worse.
Now, keep in mind following steps for your WordPress website security.
Here are simple steps to keep back-up
WordPress .htaccess file is an important file for taking security measures. Wp.htaccess file can be used to set-up various security settings. Using this, you can protect your blog from spammers; add rules for redirection, block bots and many more.
If you don’t know what .htaccess file is and how to create it, then today you can learn it in very easy steps and method. First of all let us learn what this file is and then move ahead.
About .htaccess file
The .htaccess file is an abbreviation for Hypertext Access. It is a configuration file used by Apache-based servers. Whenever you install WordPress, .htaccess file comes by default in maximum cases and remains at the root of your WordPress installation in hidden mode. If .htaccess file is not present, then you have to create it manually. Below is the default code for your Wp.htaccess file.