mysites.guru configuration and WordPress Security Settings Explained

In the Joomla world we have been big fans of myJoomla and have looked for this to exist in the WordPress world. Well now it does!

Meet MySites.guru.

 

This post will review the settings and features of mysites.guru 

WordPress Configuration Settings Explained

 WordPress Version Must Be Up-to-date

This one is pretty self explanitory

 Use A Valid SSL Certificate To Secure Traffic

Again this one is pretty basic, now that Let’s Encypt exists, every site you set up should have an SSL. Any hosting company that we reccomend will have Let’s Encrypt integrated.

 WordPress Address Should Normally Equal Site Address

 WP_HOME and WP_SITEURL values should be left alone and should be the same value.

Whats the difference between them?

WP_SITEURL – The “Site Address (URL)” setting is the address you want people to type in their browser to reach your WordPress blog.

WP_HOME – The “WordPress Address (URL)” setting is the address where your WordPress core files reside.

Password Protect WP-Admin

This is also pretty understandable, what do you think the best way / plugin to password protect it.

Disable XML-RPC In WordPress

What is the best way to do this?  update .htaccess file? use a plugin?

other posts about this topic:

How to Disable XML-RPC in WordPress at WPBeginner