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WordPress Optimization and Security

by Afzaal Ahmad Zeeshan

Securing your WordPress site helps improve customer experience. This course will teach you how to implement best security practices and optimize your website for good performance.

What you'll learn

WordPress is an open-source platform that enables you to self-host and deploys your web platforms. In this course, WordPress Optimization and Security, you’ll learn to improve your customer experience by securing the WordPress installation and optimizing the performance for content delivery. First, you’ll explore the plugin ecosystem and the best security plugins available to prevent spam, code execution, hot-linking, and brute force. Next, you’ll discover how to optimize the content on WordPress to optimize customer delivery, and improve the overall SEO and customer experience by implementing caching and CDN. Finally, you’ll learn how to optimize the database, perform a backup and restore your WordPress installation, and secure the PHP environment to prevent unauthorized access for your WordPress files and hosting environment. You will also learn how to secure the communication between the client and the server by using an SSL certificate for the HTTPS website. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of WordPress platform needed to secure your installation of the platform.

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About the author

Afzaal Ahmad Zeeshan is a Senior Software Engineer from Rabwah, Pakistan, and likes .NET Core and Node.js for regular everyday development. He is an expert with Cloud, Mobile, and API development. Afzaal has experience with the Azure platform and likes to build cross-platform libraries/software with .NET Core. Afzaal is an Alibaba Cloud MVP, twice he has been awarded Microsoft MVP status for his community leadership in software development, five times CodeProject MVP status for technical writing... more

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