How Your Author Slug Is Exposing Your WordPress Admin Username & How to Fix it

Your WordPress website is protected by two pieces of information, your Admin username and your password.

Someone would need to get access to or guess both pieces of information to successfully hack into your website and access the Admin dashboard.

So why are so many WordPress website owners exposing their Admin usernames and tempting hackers to take control of their websites?

The truthful answer is because they are probably unaware of the username vulnerability in the WordPress core software, that is exposing their username for all to see.

Don’t worry i was completely shocked when I discovered this but fixing it is fairly simple and I’ll explain it step by step so you too can protect your WordPress website.

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