Our company, SEO for High Ranking, your SEO / Search Engine Marketing headquarters, builds traffic to client websites for continuous business growth. Optimization starts with a well-structured, dynamic website that employs what is known as a content management system, or CMS. Interestingly, in recent months, many small businesses have turned to WordPress, a powerful CMS based web tool. Because it creates blogs and websites in a very straight-forward fashion, and is very easily indexed by Google, it is growing in popularity.
But there are side effects your business might not be aware of as you create your social media strategy. Unfortunately, criminal elements are in everything you do. Any business can type a keyword, including your business, into the search engine; when the intended site pops up, it can quickly be redirected to graphic and lurid images and sites.
Although you can shut down the site, panic can indeed set in. These websites can be hacked in a devious ways. Script can be injected creating mass redirection.
These types of horrific client experiences have created a new mission for our company.
We have learned that vulnerabilities are not always with the server (computers where websites reside). Rather, malicious software is introduced through the inherent weaknesses with WordPress itself.
Here are the facts:these websites, when set up, have up to two dozen areas that can easily be exploited by malware programs and by experienced and knowledgeable hackers. Most developers simply are not aware of these flaws and think plugins will manage and minimize the issues. That is not the case.
Google can and does take these sites down when they involve inappropriate activity.
A hacked site impacts:
This latest service we offer is featured on WordPress Security Shieldwhich explains our mission and core values that involve client protection.
Please comment below; we are looking for your feedback to help make improvements. What issues have you had? The more examples the better so we can make the critical adjustments to virtually eliminatethese problems.
Article Source: 6 Reasons to Have Web & Blog Site WordPress Securityfrom WordPress Security Shield blog.
Author: Bob Walton is a Raleigh Search Marketing & Web Security Service Provider for local and extra-local businesses. If you want to DOMINATE LOCALLY, need a new website, or have questions on improving or hardening your existing website, please contact Bob @ 919-523-4185.