Remove all inactive / old themes and plugins

Protection Requirement:

BASIC

Skills/Resources:

>Basic WordPress admin
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THE THREAT
Inactive or old themes and plugins can contain vulnerabilities that can be exploited.

THE OBJECTIVE
Physically delete them from the server.

PROPOSED SOLUTION
This is a simple yet often neglected security measure. It can substantially reduce the threat of hacking to your system.

Review all installed themes and plugins are remove (delete) all that are not being used.

If the current active theme is a child theme with a parent installed then also leave the parent theme.

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RESOURCES
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