As you know WordPress is one of the biggest content management systems and it is used by more than 17% of all websites around the internet. Believe me it is a tremendous number. If you only imagine that more than 170 000 sites hacked were during 2012, you would probably agree that as a website owner you should always care about the safety of your WordPress blog.
With the WordPress Grow, its safety has become one of the main issues to deal with.
As a successful blog owner, you should consider a number of security steps you can take to increase the safety of your WordPress blog to the maximum level.
Here are the main steps to follow:
• updating the WordPress to the latest version that is released
• keeping back all your data
• not installing the free themes
• not displaying the version of WordPress on your blog
• reporting bugs to WordPress security
• using only trusted plugins
• using only strong passwords
In addition to that, of course, it is also very important to avoid the most common basic ways to get hacked or infected.
In the following infographic designed by graphs.net and published by wptemplate.com you can see some interesting security hints and statistics that can help to realize even more how to increase safety of your WordPress blog by your own activities.