1] Use a secure and strong password password
Magento is the Most Powerful and Secure Framework in eCommerce. But there are certain tips that you can follow in order to make sure your Magento store is safe and sound. When you are select your Magento site password, select cleverly. Depending on your configurations and permissions, this password may give access to customer information.
- Choose Difficult Password:
The Magento Admin Password must be different from Username and Special Character and Numerical Character. We ensure that your password is secure make it lengthy by adding as many characters as possible which are not only letters but punctuations and numbers too.
Most Of time loose and small password are reason of hacking the site. So use the powerful and difficult password to the FTP. Prevent your website from the Hacker using strong and lengthy password.
- Do Not Save Password In Computer:
Some time Developer save there FTP and Admin Password in computer, to use regularly. But when the site is live that do not remove there password from computer. So that is easy to hack the website. To secure your website from Hacker do not save your FTP password. Also do not save password of admin on browser.
Here are some tips for creating a really secure and strong password:
- Bigger is superior, use at least 10 characters.
- Mix upper and lower case, punctuation, and numbers.
- Making your password vocal can make it easier to remember and type quickly.
2] Do not use your Magento password for anything else:
Do not use Magento password with any other websites or web services. Third party sites may support SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) to login. In the event that a third party websites is hacked, your password may be vulnerable.
3] Change Your Magento Admin path:
Generally, you access your Magento Admin panel by your sitename.com/admin. Using the path to your admin panel path easily guessable means that someone or something can try to guess your password. How NOT to change your Magento Admin path:
System → Configuration → Advanced → Admin → Admin Base Url
Most Important Note: Do not use the admin base URL settings. It will break your site.
How to change your Magento Admin path
There is an easy way to change your Magento Admin path.
1. Exist /app/etc/local.xml