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WordPress fix Reply To: Repairing A Hacked WordPress Site

Discussion in 'Misc WordPress Requests' started by WordPress.org Forums », Feb 9, 2018.

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    Reply To: Repairing A Hacked WordPress Site, by

    This should work in theory.

    The issue you might have is if the infection has modifed any of these posts to have dodgy JavaScript in them.

    You have to consider your theme files to be compromised too. If you are using one of the stock WP themes thats fine but if not you need to be careful.

    You have to also consider before the hacking that your theme was the route in. Especially if its a 3rd party one with complex functionality.

    The most common plugs to fill:
    – insecure plugins
    – insecure theme
    – FTP hacked
    – WP login hacked and DISALLOW_FILE_EDIT not in place

    Using something like WordFence to do a scan will help and as always the standard:

    Reply To: Repairing A Hacked WordPress Site

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