Malicious Themes and Plugins: How to Protect Your Website

Malicious Themes and Plugins: How to Protect Your Website

Author: Visualmodo

Date: November 24, 2020 

Category: Theme development, Webdesign

The official WordPress database contains an enormous catalog of themes and plugins. All the themes and plugins present on the official WordPress channel are vigorously tested for malware and malicious links by the creators of the themes and WordPress themselves. Sadly, the same isn’t true for the thousands upon thousands of themes available for WordPress on third-party channels and websites. In this article, you’ll learn how to protect your website from malicious themes and plugins.

It is prevalent for such third-parties to add malicious code to their themes and plugins. Not all creators have your best interest at heart.


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