This week, Joe and Brian discuss WordPress and website security, why it matters, how to go about it, and what the consequences can be when everything goes downhill.
Welcome to the Post Status Draft podcast, which you can find on iTunes, Stitcher, and via RSS for your favorite podcatcher. Post Status Draft is hosted by Joe Hoyle — the CTO of Human Made — and Brian Krogsgard.
Security — in WordPress core, distributed plugins and themes, and in our custom code — is a constant battle. It’s important to be vigilant with our security practices, from the perspective of managing our websites and when writing code. In this episode, Joe and Brian discuss the nature of WordPress security, best practices for writing secure code, and dig into various situations WordPress developers and site owners may run into.
- Hardening WordPress
- About WordPress Security
- A Guide to Writing Secure Themes
- Writing Secure Plugins & Themes by Ben Lobaugh
- WP Scan
- Understanding Vulnerabilities
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