This article reminds everyone of the importance of protecting your account and websites. Below is the security checklist for your Weebly website. Prevention is better than cure, so nothing wrong in following simple security steps to protect your account and keep the danger away.
- Keep Your Computer Virus Free
Ensure to have clean devices before accessing your Weebly account. The virus infection on your machine can easily spread to your Weebly website. Make sure to perform regular anti-virus and anti-malware scans.
- Use Strong Password
Password is the first thing hackers try to guess using to login to your account. Hence it is very important to have a strong password for your Weebly account.
- Change Password Frequently
Remember to change your password every few months regularly. Navigate to your account setting and change the password using “Edit Profile” link.
- Keep Your Email Safe
Weebly allows anyone to reset the password just by entering your account’s email address. If the hacker has access to your emails, then he can reset the password and access your account.
- Remove Payment Methods Associated with Your Account
The details of the payment method associated with your Weebly account are stored in your Weebly account. Any security incident will impact the clients like you. Just make sure to remove the stored payment method to avoid any incidents.
- Don’t Install Unnecessary Apps Based on Reviews
It’s highly recommended not to install or test any unnecessary Weebly apps.
- Use Embed Code from Reliable Sources
You can end up adding malicious code yourself to your website. Ensure to embed code from reliable sources, only.
- Modify HTML / CSS Only if Required
Similar to embed code, modifying source HTML and CSS codes can also lead to security problems for your website. Be careful when doing so.
- Don’t Upload Executable Files
- Buy Custom Theme from Reliable Vendor
Buy custom theme from reliable vendors.
- Keep a Backup copy
Download the Weebly website archive regularly to keep a backup for emergency purpose. Here’s how to backup a Weebly website.