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WordPress Toolkit Updates and Security Status Check – Cpanel

How to Perform WordPress Toolkit Updates and Security Status Check in Cpanel. WordPress websites are frequently targeted by hackers. Outdated WordPress core, plugins, and themes also pose a security risk. Updates and Security Status Check are very important part of WordPress Toolkit.


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  1. Status section

    Login to cPanel.
    Tutorial: login from the Client Area or the direct link.

    Find the Domains section and click the WordPress Toolkit link.
    or
    In the search bar at the Top, type WordPress Toolkit and click on the result.

    WordPress websites are frequently targeted by hackers. Outdated WordPress core, plugins, and themes also pose a security risk.
    In the Status section, you can do the following:
    – See if the WordPress core as well as installed plugins and themes are up to date and update them if necessary.
    In the Example below – Plugins have an Install plugin updates message.
    Click on the link.

    Extilum cPanel - WordPress Toolkit - status WordPress

  2. Available Updates Window

    Check the plugin that needs to update and click the Update button.

    Extilum cPanel - WordPress Toolkit - status WordPress

  3. Wait for the success message and close the window.

    Extilum cPanel - WordPress Toolkit - status WordPress

  4. Security

    – Now that Plugins and themes are OK check how safe is your website and enhance its security.
    Click the Check security link.

    On the installation’s card next to “Security”, you can see the following security messages:
    “Fix security” means that not all critical security measures were applied.
    We strongly recommend that you apply them all.
    “Check security” means that all critical security measures were applied,
    while some recommended measures were not.
    “View settings” means that all security measures (critical and recommended) were applied.


    Extilum cPanel - WordPress Toolkit - status WordPress

  5. Security Status

    Check all Security Measures.Extilum cPanel - WordPress Toolkit - status WordPress

  6. Security Status

    Check the box next to Security Measures and click the button Secure.

    Extilum cPanel - WordPress Toolkit - status WordPress

  7. Status SSL/TLS

    – See if SSL/TLS support is enabled and, if not, enable it.

    All status messages are in order. Your WordPress website is safe and secure.

    Extilum cPanel - WordPress Toolkit - WordPress updates

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