Master WordPress Security This January #SecurityMonth

Master WordPress Security This January #SecurityMonth

There’s nothing more important than keeping your site(s) safe. So we figured what better topic to dedicate a whole month on the blog to than WordPress security? With a juicy perk thrown in for good measure. ;)

*#SecurityMonth has now officially come to an end. We had a blast running this promotion. Be sure to still check out some of the amazing articles we published during the month below:

The security topics we covered:

  1. How To Easily Secure Your WordPress Site for Free
  2. How To Scan Your WordPress Site For Malware
  3. DDoS Protection Guide – How to Help Protect Your WordPress Site From Attacks
  4. The 16-Step Checklist for Securing Your WordPress Site
  5. So You’ve Been Hacked! How to Clean Up a Hacked WordPress Site
  6. Test Your WordPress Site Security – 6 Free WordPress Security Scanners
  7. 7 Quick & Easy WordPress Security Vulnerability Fixes
  8. How Not To Get Hacked – A Guide For WordPress Website Developers (And Their Clients)
  9. WordPress Security Expert Stories & 40 New Security Tips from Our Members!


No more WordPress security lectures!

  • You know how important securing all your sites, themes, and plugins is.
  • You’re well aware of the consequences if you’re attacked or hacked.

You don’t want or need another security lecture.

If you’re looking to make your sites more robust and secure – you need actionable security tactics, tools, and proven solutions that work.

…You need practical advice you can take away and use to ensure your WordPress security is as automated, powerful, and convenient as possible.

And that’s what we’re giving you this #SecurityMonth.

A whole month of helpful WordPress security content that you can apply to your own business

Defender looking ready for Security month
Defender’s ready for #SecurityMonth and his time to finally shine.

How it’s going to work

#SecurityMonth is going to work, well, pretty much exactly how it sounds…

Over the course of this month, we’ll be covering a wide range of WordPress security topics – all designed to help WP users improve all aspects of cybersecurity.

Install Defender Security and follow along with us

Naturally, a lot of the articles will feature Defender – our answer to complete WordPress security.

If you want to follow along, you can dip your toes in with the free version of Defender on

Then, if you want even tighter security, upgrades, and more advanced features, there’s also:

Both come with a 30-day money-back guarantee and free trial, so there’s basically zero risks trying them out first.


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Better yet, in the name of #SecurityMonth we’re offering our security and backups package at a crazy-low price.

Get 35% Off the Security & Backups Pack (first year) – this January only

Yep, epic WordPress security content isn’t all we’re giving you this month.

To action a lot of the advice, strategies, and tactics mentioned in our articles, you’re going to need a solid WordPress security plugin.

And while they’re a lot of great WP plugins out there – we’ve worked hard to ensure Defender gives you everything you need to keep your sites safe.

We also realize many people’s pockets will be emptier than usual after the holiday season… so it made sense to lower the price of entry for this month.

Three pro plugins for less than the price of one

Get 35% off your first year of the Security & Backups Pack – featuring Defender Pro, Snapshot Pro, Shipper Pro, and Automate ($32.50 $21.13/mo for unlimited sites). *Paid yearly, offer valid this month only.

That’s three pro plugins + our powerful automated updating tool ($21.13) for less than the normal price of Defender Pro alone ($24.17) this month only.

You can unlock this special offer by clicking any #SecurityMonth coupon link.

You’ll find coupon links in all of our #SecurityMonth related posts and emails.

Follow WPMU DEV on social for more great #SecurityMonth content

Also, be sure to check out our social media channels throughout the month, where we’ll be publishing plenty of relevant and helpful WordPress security content.

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Tell us your WP security stories – the good, the bad, and the ugly

Finally, this month isn’t all about us and the content we’re publishing.

We’d love to hear your personal experiences with WordPress security – good, bad, and especially ugly.

What are your WordPress security measures and procedures? Have you had any security horror stories? We want to hear it all!

You can let us know all about it in the comments below or on social.

Otherwise, we hope you enjoy and get behind #SecurityMonth.

Here’s to safer WordPress sites.

What are your WordPress security procedures? Have you been hacked in the past? How did you recover? Tell all in the comments below.

Rick Crawshaw

Rick Crawshaw Rick Crawshaw is the head of content at WPMU DEV. Before joining the company and learning the ins and outs of WordPress web development, he worked as a freelance copywriter and marketer. You might also recognize his punny style from our weekly WordPress newsletter The WhiP. Connect with Rick on Twitter and LinkedIn.

N. Fakes

N. Fakes Nathanael Fakes is a blog writer and cartoonist at WPMU DEV. He’s worked with WordPress for over a decade. Beyond WordPress, he’s a published author, syndicated cartoonist, and donut enthusiast. Connect with Nate on Instagram and learn more about his work on his comics website.