Hacking attempts on WordPress sites are on the rise. According to BBC News, the WordPress platform currently powers more than sixty four million websites that are visited by more than three hundred and seventy one million people each month. Survey website W3Techs reports around seventeen percent of the world’s websites are powered by WordPress. Hackers tend to find WordPress to be easy prey, due to its extensive use of plugins, which total more than twenty five thousand. A recent study by Checkmarx found that no less than thirty percent of the top fifty WordPress plugins were determined to have one or more critical flaws. WordPress Security Fundamentals is a no-nonsense guide that will help you to identify, eliminate and protect your WordPress website from malicious hacking attempts.