What to Do When Your WordPress Site Gets Hacked

Help! I’ve been hacked!

If you’ve ever experienced a hack of a WordPress site, you know that it’s one of the scariest things that can happen when you’re responsible for running and maintaining a website.

Hacks always seem to occur at the worst possible time.  They occur just as your website is growing and experiencing record levels of traffic.  Or they occur just before your company spokesman goes on TV and mentions the site!  Or they happen right after you started running an online ad campaign promoting the site.

They always seem to happen at the worst possible and most embarassing of times.  The question isn’t if anyone is trying to hack your WordPress site – the question is will you be able to stop them before they do. Continue reading “What to Do When Your WordPress Site Gets Hacked”

How to Keep Your WordPress Website Secure

As a web hosting company that hosts a lot of WordPress sites, LazyLizard would like to share some best practices with you that can protect your site, keep it secure  and help prevent attacks and hacks.  There is nothing more disconcerting than to wake up one morning, go to your website and find that it has been hacked and the hackers have taken it over and defaced it or otherwise disabled it.  The good news is that in most of these cases, we can work with you to get your site back. Continue reading “How to Keep Your WordPress Website Secure”