Wordpress Hack - Fectodigital
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September 23, 2022 Uncategorized 0 Comment

How do you get your site back up and running if it’s been hacked? WordPress sites are often targeted by hackers because they’re so common, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be fixed. WordPress has dozens of easy-to-use plugins that can help you recover your site quickly, whether the issue is just spammy content or an actual malicious attack. In this guide, I’ll explain the most common fixes and how to use them safely in order to restore your website with minimal downtime and cost.

What happens when your website gets hacked?

If you ever get hacked, you’ll want to hire us. We have the skills and experience you need so your site can get restored. And after we fix it, we’ll make sure it stays safe in the future by installing security plugins and providing ongoing support.

Do I have malware or a virus on my website ?

If your site has been hacked, it is possible you have malware or a virus on your website. If this is the case, there are a few things you can do. The first thing you should do is contact your hosting provider and ask them for help. They will be able to help you remove the malware or virus from your website. If your hosting provider does not provide this service, then hire us at Codeable.

Identifying Malware with Sucuri Site Check:

If you’re wondering why your site is acting weird, it might have been hacked. Let us check your site for malware with Sucuri Site Check. We’ll help you get your site back up and running in no time.

Should I restore from backup or roll back using SVN?

It is not recommended that you restore your site from backup if the site has been hacked. It may be possible, but it will take some time and research. You should be able to restore your site using SVN if you have an active SVN connection on your server. If you do not have an active SVN connection on your server, hire us.

What are the benefits of using Softaculous Auto Installer?

Softaculous Auto Installer is an excellent tool for beginners and experts alike. Whether you’re looking to install a new website, or just upgrade your existing one, Softaculous will take care of everything for you! It installs over 300 apps including the likes of WordPress, Joomla, Drupal and more. With Softaculous Auto Installer you’ll never have to deal with complicated scripts or installation settings ever again. Simply select which app you want to install and click install!

Installing with Softaculous

If you install your site with Softaculous, you’ll be able to click the Backup button in the installer screen. This will back up all of your files and database. You can then restore your site from this backup by clicking the Restore button in Softaculous.

What will happen to my .htaccess file after reinstalling the theme?

The .htaccess file is a configuration file for the server. It should not be touched by anyone other than site administrators and developers. If you are not an administrator or developer, do not touch it as it could cause serious problems with your site. If you have made changes to your .htaccess file, chances are you will need some help from someone who knows what they’re doing in order to restore your site.

Updating Permalinks

If you suspect or know your website has been hacked, the first thing you should do is update the permalinks. This will make it much more difficult for anyone to access your site because they’ll need to know the old URL format. To do this, go into Settings > Permalinks and select Day and name.

Can I get rid of hackers if they’ve already gained access to my site?

Unfortunately, if hackers have gained access to your site, they will still be able to inject malicious content even after you’ve restored the site. This is due to the way in which hackers gain access, which allows them to modify any part of the site as they please. 

In order for your site to be secure again and free from malware, you will need to restore it from a backup or an off-site copy.

Moving on From an Attack

A hacked site is the worst nightmare for any business. But don’t panic! You can take the following steps to get your site back up and running in no time. 

 1. If you have an off-site backup, restore it. 2. Run through our checklist of things to do if your website has been hacked. 3. Consider investing in a web protection service to help prevent this from happening again in the future.