Welcome to a new year! For many of us, January is a time to make new goals and set milestones for the upcoming months. This year, I’m focusing on self-care and my health — including the health of my website.

In fact, I recommend that all website owners dedicate time to review their website health at the beginning of the year. Whether you run a personal blog or a business site, you can’t afford to ignore your website health.

Now is a perfect time to review your website security with this handy checklist of 5 items to enhance your website security for the new year:

To recap, your checklist this January to improve your website security:

  1. Update WordPress and Plugins
  2. Audit Users
  3. Review Backups
  4. Remove Unnecessary Themes and Plugins
  5. Test Contact Form

Questions or concerns? Schedule a free call with me to discuss bulking up your WordPress security.

And make sure you join my Intro to WordPress Security email series for more tips on keeping your website and data safe from hacks.