Don’t Be a Target: Why Changing the Default Admin Username in WordPress is Crucial

WordPress is one of the most widely used website-building platforms in the world, with millions of websites powered by it. It’s popular for good reason, as it’s user-friendly, versatile, and widely supported. However, with so many WordPress sites out there, security is always a concern. Hackers and malicious actors are constantly trying to find ways to access sensitive information, disrupt site functionality, and cause data breaches. As a website owner, one of the wisest and most straightforward steps you can take to enhance your WordPress site’s security is changing default admin username in WordPress to something else.

This post was originally published on Newt Labs by Brenda Barron.

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