Alert! If you have an admin account on your wordpress site, you need to delete it NOW. Maybe you have a wordpress installation that was set up some time ago. Whether you built your site or had somebody build your website for you, it's not important. What is important is that you eliminate the vulnerability that makes it easy for hackers to hack your website. I'll go through the steps in the included video. But first you should understand why having the admin account puts your site at risk of getting hacked.
Hackers don't look for your website. They have bots (automated programs) that search the internet for wordpress based websites. Once they find one, they know where the login page will be and start the hack. Your website (like almost all) security relies on a two key system. The first key is your username. The second is your password. By leaving the admin (default) account intact, they have one key already and it is only a matter of time before their password cracking program gets the second key. Then they can do whatever they want with your site including locking you out and holding it for ransom.
So now that you know why you're vulnerable and what's at stake if you get hacked, here's how to fix this chink in your armor.
Here's the process:
A word of warning: Don't think that if you do this one fix, you'll be totally safe from hackers. There are many ways to hack a wordpress site. This stops ONE of the easiest paths for hackers to access your site.
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