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- Scan the backup
- Search for terms and codes on search engine
- Examine raw access logos
- Scan WordPress plugins and themes
- Scan WordPress database
- Remove Malware from Themes
Themes and plugins are more prone to being hacked by hackers. Therefore, in the process of cleaning a hacked website one should scan the themes and plugins. This helps to get rid of the maximum amount of malware and get the website cleaned and function smoothly.
- Re-install themes and Plugins
After cleaning up the malicious themes and plugins one needs to install the new and fresh one. This helps to get an updated version of the themes. One should download the premium themes rather than the old or the ones that are not maintained properly. Themes and Plugins are the basic steps in WordPress to create a website. therefore, they should always be updated and secured.
- Re-installing WordPress
- Scan your System
Scanning the system after cleaning the WordPress website helps to keep the system clean too. This also helps to keep the system free from the attack of various viruses. Hence, this also ceases the loopholes for hackers to hack a system.
- Install Security Plugin
The following article is to create awareness about the security of WordPress websites. Themes and Plugins play a major role in WordPress websites hence they are more prone to being hacked. Therefore, it is important to secure your WordPress website as well.