This blog post will give you a complete step-by-step tutorial on how to secure a WordPress site with Patchstack.
If you care about your business you need protection from hackers and for this, you need to have a complete overview of your site, the first line of defense, and an intelligence system that will let you know when there’s a risk and how to eliminate it.
In under three minutes (and with no technical knowledge), you can create an account and connect Patchstack to your WordPress site to have your site protected. So, let's see how to secure a WordPress site.
Here is a full list of features that Patchstack offers for WordPress developers.
The first step is to make a Patchstack account. You can start the sign-up process by clicking here.
If you have already made an account you can log in by clicking the option on the very bottom or you can click here.
After you have made an account and added your account information you can connect your website with Patchstack. To connect your site with Patchstack you need to click add websites.
You can add more than one site by adding one website URL per row. Make sure your websites are written correctly. When you have added your site(s) then click “Add new websites“.
Patchstack is connected to your site using a connector-plugin. To connect your site click on Setup plugin and use auto-installation.
Instead of using the auto-installation feature, you can also download the .zip and upload it to your WordPress site manually. Installing Patchstack is really simple.
By activating it when doing the manual setup will connect your website with Patchstack. It will configure everything automatically and enable a dashboard widget so you can see logs and statistics on your WordPress dashboard.
After you have added your site it will take roughly 10 minutes before data starts showing up on the dashboard and on the individual site view page.
If you followed every step – your website is now connected and protected with Patchstack.
Patchstack gets daily updates from our security team. The daily updates consist of security patches and updates to our security modules that keep your website protected from the latest vulnerabilities.
You can also check the latest vulnerabilities from our WordPress vulnerability database.
See the full list of Patchstack features here.