WordPress is responsible to occupy 19% of the web. It’s the most widely used content management system, but it is possible to make mistakes, some of which could even be damaging to your business.
In this blog, we will share 5 most common WordPress mistakes. That we see most beginners make. Hopefully after considering these things this will helps you to avoid making the same WordPress mistakes.
1. Install Too Many Plugins
The more plugins you install, the poorer your website’s performance will be and usage of poor quality plugins can open up security risks to your system.
There are thousands of plugins out there, and they’re great: they enable your website to do almost anything, and make life a whole lot easier but due to some plugins are not tested properly, with incompatible extensions or rogue updates. They can ruin out all your day.
2. Not Creating a WordPress Backup
Make sure you backing up all your data of WordPress website. Generally all we have made the mistake of not creating a WordPress backup. You only realize its important when your site is gone. Always try to restore a backup in every 3 to 6 months.
3. Using “Admin” as Your Login Name
The default username is always “admin,” of newly created Wordpress website and far too often users keep this username.
Hackers will catch this common mistake done by beginners. They know that, there are hundreds of thousands of WordPress accounts have this username, meaning they only have to manipulate their way past the password.
If you want to reduce the risk, make sure to change your username when prompted during the setup process.
4. Ignoring Important WordPress Updates
Sometimes, we forget to upgrade sites that we own because we are not managing it properly. This can be a big reason of site bad performance, if there was security vulnerability, and your site gets hacked.
5. Choosing a Theme that Looks Nice But Not Responsive
With responsive design, you can make your website user-friendly across all devices, from cell phones to tablets to desktops. Non-responsive website designs, make more difficult for users to access and read your site, and you also get penalize your site in the eyes of Google.
By avoiding these common mistakes and taking advantage of the resources available to you, you can rest easy knowing that your website is properly set up and optimized for maximum performance and secure your site from future loss so it’s important to protect yourself.
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