When talking about WordPress security, it feels like we’re left with 2 choices, devastating paranoia or ignorant bliss. With all the news of our personal information, usernames, passwords, and identities getting jacked and sold on the dark web, the topic of web security to a noobie sounds impossible. But after falling hard into the deep end of web security, I’ve discovered some “not-so-common-sense” WordPress security best practices and pro tips (literally I talked to a pro) to help put your heart at ease. We’ll look at free tools and how to implement them on your websites and in your life. Maybe reality isn’t as depressing as we all fear.