Remove The Admin Username For Better WordPress Security

Remove The Admin Username For Better WordPress Security

Remove The Admin Username For Better WordPress Security

Attacks on WordPress sites often target the admin user name. Which is why it’s important to use a unique user name for your profile.

If you already have a site where your using admin as your user name, it would be beneficial for the security of your site to create a new user and delete the admin profile.

To do this you will sign into your site using your admin user, then you will crate a new user with a unique user name.  You will need to use a different email address then your admin user, but you can edit this once you’ve deleted the admin user.Security Tips For WordPress

After creating a password make sure to assign the administrator role to this new user.

Now you will log out of your site and log back in using the new admin user that you’ve created.  Go into your users and delete the user with the admin username.

It will now give you the option to assign these post to another user or just delete all those post.  And then you need to confirm the deletion.

And now simply by deleting your admin user you’ve helped to increase security on your site.

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