Although I have been involved in the Information Technology industry for many years, it is only in the last few years that I have become involved in blogs.
wordpress Database Backup is a fantastic hide wordpress plugin made by Austin Matzko. WordPress Database Backup builds a back-up of your WordPress tables (tables are your data…posts, etc…) and other information that you can select in the same database.
Knowing wordpress security plugin about your site’s statistics is essential. For this you’ll need a Google Analytics account. Don’t worry, it’s free. You’ll be able to understand which pages your visitors are going to, where they are coming from, and how long they’re staying. You can even set up some of conversion tracking, so you know what percent of your site’s visitors are clicking on money pages like opt-in forms and sales forms.
Paid Theme Support: This is only helpful if you have paid for a WordPress theme. Most of these premium WordPress themes will have their own support. If you come across an issue, this should be the first place you look. Either email your theme provider or use their support forum (they should have one). The reason this should be your first stop is that there will be people there that know specific issues with your theme. The WordPress.org forums won’t have access to certain details about your theme.
Use your sidebar wisely. If you are running out of sidebar space, prioritize! See if there are any widgets displaying info you could display in some other manner.
Black and whitelists pathological-looking phrases based on which field they appear within, in a page request. (unknown/numeric parameters vs. known post bodies, comment bodies, etc.).
A single thing to view for is how the files extract. In some scenarios the files will extract into a 2nd folder. So you have an extracted folder normally referred to as the concept title. In that will be a 2nd folder, also typically named immediately after the concept, that in fact consists of the files. You want to upload the folder that has the files, not the folder that has the folder that is made up of the files. It’ll make sense when you see it. Get to it!