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WordPress Security: Do not use the default database prefix


One of the most important things we recommend, regarding WordPress security, is using a different table prefix. By default WordPress uses wp_. If you change this to something like x3sdf_ it will make it much harder to guess by an intruder.


If you install WordPress via Softaculous, ensure to expand the Advanced Options section and use a table prefix different to the default "wp_" one.



If you install WordPress manually, change the table prefix field to something different to "wp_"

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Article ID: 4093
Category: Wordpress
Date added: 2016-11-14 08:25:42
Views: 19

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