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WordPress Penetration Testing

By certified pen-testers who are ex-developers. Free remediation support & re-testing.

What is WordPress Penetration Testing?

WordPress Penetration Testing assesses the security of WordPress websites through simulated cyberattacks. It aims to identify vulnerabilities and weaknesses in WordPress installations, themes, and plugins to prevent potential cyber threats and ensure the integrity and security of WordPress websites.

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Benefits of our WordPress Penetration Testing

Superior remediation support
Help prevent data breaches
Free re-testing
(within 6 weeks)
Compliance &
industry standards

Common WordPress Penetration Testing Vulnerabilties

Vulnerable Software

Outdated WordPress core, themes, and plugins.

Weak credentials

Weak or default administrator credentials.


Cross-site scripting (XSS) and SQL injection vulnerabilities.

Directory Traversal

Insecure file uploads and directory traversal issues.

How does WordPress Pen Testing work?

WordPress Penetration Testing works by simulating cyberattacks against WordPress websites. It involves scanning and probing WordPress installations, themes, and plugins to identify vulnerabilities and weaknesses. Through comprehensive testing, potential entry points for attackers are uncovered, and recommendations for remediation are provided to fortify WordPress website security.

WordPress Pentesting FAQ

Why is WordPress Penetration Testing important for website owners?

WordPress Penetration Testing is crucial for website owners to identify and mitigate vulnerabilities in their WordPress installations, themes, and plugins, reducing the risk of cyber threats and data breaches.

When should website owners perform WordPress Penetration Testing?

Website owners should perform WordPress Penetration Testing regularly, especially after significant changes to their WordPress installations or before deploying new themes or plugins, to ensure website security and integrity.

Who conducts WordPress Penetration Testing?

Qualified cybersecurity professionals with expertise in PHP/WordPress development, expertise in security and penetration testing methodologies typically such as the team at North IT.

How much does Penetration Testing cost?

Small WordPress pen-tests start from around £1,500, medium sized applications are around £3,000, and large app pen-tests and be around £5,000 or above. With North IT, remediation support by ex-developers and re-testing are included at no additional cost.

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