WordPress is a very popular open source Web publishing platform. It is often used to publish blogs but can also be used to manage online magazines and other types of publications. Because it is so popular, WordPress is also a target for hackers. Out of the box, WordPress is not as secure as it could be.
The WordPress plugin "WP Better Security" provides an intelligent set of tools for securing numerous vulnerabilities in WordPress. Even if you know nothing about WordPress security, following the next ten steps will significantly improve the security of your WordPress-based blog or other Web site.