#30093 – Possible to secure Wordpress site with admintool?

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Thursday, 23 August 2018 01:21 CDT

I read your post in the past that saying it is nearly not possible to secur WP site. I want to use woocommerce to run an ecommerce site, and wonder how much admintools can help to secure it. Do you recommend WP for ecommerce?

Joomla features can not meet our ecommerce and API needs.
Thursday, 23 August 2018 01:39 CDT
Admin Tools for WordPress will help you a lot towards a secure WordPress installation.

We did our research and we came up with the equivalent of .htaccess Maker for WordPress. That's what really helps securing your site since it blocks access to most random named files.

On top of that, we applied the concept of our web application firewall on WordPress. Except for a few universal things (such as SQLiShield and RFIShield) all of the features were rewritten to be relevant to WordPress.

Admin Tools for WordPress is currently in beta. You can subscribe to the beta for free.

Regarding WooCommerce, having seen the code and how they treat data originating from the user I am not very confident about it being super secure. At least they respond very fast to security issues. Unfortunately you have little other choice on WordPress. It's a bit like VirtueMart back in the Joomla! 1.5 days: not really good but the alternatives are probably worse. I'm not opposed to using it, just keep regular backups.

Nicholas K. Dionysopoulos

Lead Developer and Director

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Saturday, 22 September 2018 17:17 CDT
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