WordPress Backup, Security & Performance

WordPress Backup, Security & Performance


Total Run Time: 1 hr

This course will show you how to keep your WordPress site backed-up, secure and running at peak-performance.


  1. How to detect an intrusion and scan your site using free tools
  2. How to restore a WordPress site from backup
  3. How to rapidly get WordPress sites performing on par with HTML websites
  4. How to measure (benchmark) your site's performance
  5. How to keep your database tuned

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WordPress sites are inherently vulnerable and slow unless you do something proactive to prevent it. Using the essential tools and technologies described in this course will keep your WordPress site secure & optimized.

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Course Outline


  1. WordPress Backup Concepts
  2. Backup On-Site Using BackWPUp
  3. Backup Off-Site with BackWPUp
  4. On-Demand Backup & Restore with WP Clone
  5. On-Demand Backup & Restore with InfiniteWP
  6. Backup + Manual WordPress Install with FTP & PHPMyAdmin
  7. Restore with FTP & PHPMyAdmin

  1. WordPress Security Basics
  2. Scan Your Site with Sucuri & WordFence
  3. Protect Your Site with Better WP Security

  1. Measure Your Site’s Speed with Pingdom & Yslow
  2. Add Page Cache with W3 Total Cache
  3. Optimize Database with WP Clean Up
  4. Add CloudFlare Proxy Server & CDN

Presenter Info

Marc Beneteau is the founder of WP Academy. He is a trainer, software developer, internet entrepreneur, website developer, and internet marketer. Before he started teaching full-time he ran a web design business, and was CTO of an internet startup before that.