How to rip the faces off WordPress hackers… their cheeto-encrusted life-sucking evil faces.

How to deal with website hackers

  1. Find hacker that attacked your site and destroyed the efforts of your labor.
  2. Insert hand grenade into hacker mouth.
  3. Pull pin.
  4. Kick in the nuts.
  5. Run, laughing as their head explodes.

If that doesn’t work, here are some plugins to protect your WordPress site from future hacker evil.

I use all of these plugins on my sites. Each plugin has different settings you can adjust to achieve varying levels of security. Be careful and do plenty of testing as you go. Be especially mindful when you’re restricting access to directories within WordPress. Some directories need to have open access so that other plugins or WordPress functions can work properly.

Here’s more on what to do if your site has been hacked:

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