How To Protect Your Website From Hackers?

pexels-panumas-nikhomkhai-1148820-minIf you are a blogger, then there is a high chance that your website is going to be hacked. If you are not careful enough when it comes to the security of your website, then it is going to be hacked by a hacker in no time. Even the biggest and the most secure website is going to be hacked if it is not protected properly.

There are certain techniques which should be followed by every website owner to keep their website safe and to prevent it from being hacked. These are the top 5 tips for making your website more secure and less likely to be hacked.

Use a strong password

It is very important to use a unique and a strong password for your website. Do not use a simple word like “qwerty” or “password”, use a long random sequence of numbers and letters. Passwords should contain a combination of upper case and lowercase letters, numbers, symbols and at least 6 characters.

Update The Software

The first thing which you must do is to update the software on your website as it is outdated. There are certain softwares which can detect any outdated software on your website and alert you. So, make sure you are using the most recent version of the softwares.

Back Up Your Website Regularly

Make sure you are backing up your website on a regular basis. You should have a schedule for this, every week or bi-weekly. Backing up your website will ensure that in case anything goes wrong with your website, you can easily restore it.

Do Not Publish Private Information About Your Customers

Never publish private information about your customers like their name, address, phone number and credit card details on your website. This is a very bad idea because if a hacker gets access to such kind of private information, then he can use it against you.

Remove Unwanted Code Automatically

Remove all the code from the HTML (Hyper Text Markup Language) which does not serve any useful purpose. You should do this automatically using some sort of software. If you do not do this, then there is a high chance that your website will be slow and it will affect the ranking of your website.

Do Not Add Unwanted Scripts To Your Website

Never add any kind of unwanted scripts like Java, Active-X or Flash to your website. These scripts may slow down your website and they can also be used by hackers for malicious activities.


I hope you liked this post about “How To Protect Your Website From Hackers?”. Do you follow these tips to protect your website from being hacked? Share your experiences with us in the comment section below.


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