Installing the fix hacked wordpress site Scan plugin will check most of this for you, and alert you to anything that you might have missed. It will also tell you that a user named"admin" exists. That is the administrative user name. You can follow a link and find instructions if you desire. Personally, I think that a strong password is good protection, and since I followed those steps, there have been no successful attacks on the several blogs that I run.
It is not unusual for sites to suddenly be hacked by some random person. Actually, even entire domains get hacked. There's absolutely not any way you will understand anything about programming languages or codes if you are not a programmer or a programmer. This is the main reason why some of the people who do not know anything about codes wind up thinking if there are some methods to protect investments and their websites from such hackers.
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Now we are getting into matters specific to WordPress. Whenever you install WordPress, you have to edit the file config-sample.php and rename it to config.php. You need to set up the database details there.
There is another problem you have with WordPress. People know where they can login and additionally they could just visit with your login form and try outside a different combination of user accounts and passwords. In order to prevent this from happening you want to set up Login Lockdown. It's a plugin that allows users to try to login with a wrong password three times. Following that the IP address will be banned from the helpful resources server for a specific timeframe.