How to secure your website?

Mujkanovic

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What's the best way for a beginner to secure a website?
It should be efficient, cheap and with a high quality.

I'm a starting blogger who is about to open an "equivalent" website to the blog. I won't heavily overload the website with information, but basic security would be nice to protect it.

So how does it work?
For a beginner looking for efficient, cheap, and high-quality website security, using a reputable website hosting service that offers SSL/TLS encryption is a good start. Additionally, regularly updating website software and plugins, using strong and unique passwords, and implementing a web application firewall can provide basic security measures to protect the website from common threats. Regularly backing up the website's data is also essential to safeguard against any potential data loss.
 

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What's the best way for a beginner to secure a website?
It should be efficient, cheap and with a high quality.

I'm a starting blogger who is about to open an "equivalent" website to the blog. I won't heavily overload the website with information, but basic security would be nice to protect it.

So how does it work?
As a beginner looking to secure your website efficiently, cheaply, and with high quality, there are several essential steps you can take. First, choose a reliable and reputable web hosting provider that offers secure server options and regular backups. This will ensure that your website's data is protected and can be restored in case of any unforeseen incidents. Secondly, use a strong and unique password for your hosting account and all other administrative access points, like CMS login and FTP access. Enabling two-factor authentication wherever possible adds an extra layer of protection. Thirdly, keep your software up to date, including your content management system (CMS), plugins, and themes, as outdated software can be vulnerable to attacks. Regularly applying security patches and updates will prevent potential breaches. Additionally, implement an SSL certificate to encrypt data transmitted between your website and users, enhancing the overall security and trustworthiness. To protect against common online threats like spam and hacking attempts, install reputable security plugins or tools that provide firewall protection and actively monitor and block malicious activities. Lastly, regularly back up your website's data, either through your hosting provider or external services, so that you can quickly recover your content and settings if anything goes wrong. By following these steps, you can establish a solid foundation for your website's security without breaking the bank and focus on your blogging endeavors with peace of mind.
 
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