In this episode, part 3 in this series, I am continuing the discussion around website security. I focus on how to approach looking at different plug-ins, and choosing the right plug-in for your WordPress.org driven website.

This is your website, this is your business. You don't want to put in a plug-in that possibly leave you open to getting hacked. - Tia Hain Click To Tweet One of the ways you can do whatever you want, is by using plug-ins. – Tia Hain Click To Tweet

Episode Highlights:

  • A general overview of plug-ins, the flexibility, and why choosing a wordpress.org website is a great choice.
  • A quick walkthrough of how to access plug-ins, searching them, and the best place to actually search for plug-ins.
  • Key things to look for when searching for plug-ins.
  • Steps to take before installing the plug-in you have chosen.
  • I share the general “rule-of-thumb” on how to look at a plug-in before utilizing it.
Unless you know the name of the plug-in, do not start at the plug-in page. – Tia Hain Click To Tweet

3 Key Points:

  1. It’s important to do your “due diligence” in researching the plug-in you desire to use.
  2. Be sure you are getting the most up-to-date plug-ins.
  3. Make sure that you are using the updated version of WordPress, and that your chosen plug-in is compatible with the update.
Take the time, it is worth it, to make sure you search for those reviews. – Tia Hain Click To Tweet

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