WordPress Security and Maintenance

This course is essential for anybody who manages or maintains a Wordpress web site.

Learn how to secure and maintain your site to ensure peak performance, higher security and faster disaster recovery.

$79.99 inc GST

Course Description

Maintenance is the most critical part of web site ownership – it’s your 24/7 sales person.

Why do you need regular site maintenance?

  • to protect your site from malicious hackers and code
  • to ensure all of your plugins, themes and core files are updated
  • to ensure your site is being backed up, just in case anything goes wrong
  • to ensure your site is performing at its best

But MOST importantly, it keeps your site secure from attack.

What’s included

+ video modules

+ mentor support

+ access to the Web Hustle online Facebook community

+ lifetime access to all course materials

Course Outline

Module 1 – Maintenance

  • why maintenance is critical
  • how often should you be maintaining your sites
  • how to maintain your site
  • site backups
  • maintenance tips & tricks
  • bonus: web maintenance checklist

Module 2 – Security

  • why security is so important
  • configuring your file & login security using plugins
  • other security tips & tricks

Module 3 – Troubleshooting

  • a comprehensive list of common WordPress issues and their solutions
  • how to find solutions when things go wrong

Course Outcomes

At the end of this short course, you will be able to: 

+ Understand the importance of securing WordPress web sites

+ Manage and update a WordPress web site

+ Secure your site from attack


+ Configure your site to automatically create backups

+ Know how to resolve common issues with your site 

+ Create maintenance packages to sell to your own clients!


Meg Vitale - Owner ofMeg Vitale - Owner of Web Hustle Web Hustle

Your instructor

Hi, I’m Meg! I’m a professional Digital Communication Designer, and founder of Web Hustle.

I work with budding entrepreneurs, bloggers, startups, up-skillers and established small businesses. I help them to build, grow and expand their business online.

I’ve spent my career of almost 20 years working in both technical and design web roles for Government, Commercial organisations and small business. Now I'm here to help you!

You can feel confident knowing that you are being trained by a qualified and experienced web professional.

My courses cover more than just installing a web content management system. I take you through the whole process and show you how to service your clients along the way.

I 'm really looking forward to working with you to get your web design career going!


Is this course right for you?

This course has been specially created for people who:

+ manage a blog or web site (business or personal)
+ want to understand how to maintain WordPress sites
+ want to offer maintenance packages to their clients
+ want to build their confidence around WordPress in general

If you’re not sure if this course is right for you, book a chat with Meg, who can advise you on your best course of action.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to be a tech expert to do this course?

No, this course is aimed at web editors, graphic designers, virtual assistants and small business owners who have minimal experience managing web sites. Meg explains everything in non-tech speak, provides clear instructions on the issues, and demonstrates how to implement changes.

Tech people are still welcome to enrol though as there is plenty of information that you will find useful when managing a web site.

Do I need to have my own web site for this course?

Not really.  It’s a great background course to prepare you for managing a web site, but if you have a site to work along with, you’ll get value immediately.

How long is the course available?

Once you are enrolled, you can come back and take this course as many times as you like.

How is the course delivered?

This is an online course which contains a series of easy to digest, short modules.  Each module has instructional videos which explain the subject and show you how to undertake each step.

Some modules also include downloadables and links to our recommended resources.

Come back and revisit the modules any time you need them.


Can I contact you if I get stuck?

This is a self-led course with full instructions included.  If you’re looking for extra support, we have a couple of options:

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$79.99 inc GST