When I was in college, one of my business instructors told us students that one of the greatest hurdles to making money was procrastination.
Cloning, as it applies to secure your wordpress website, is the act of making an exact copy of your WordPress install. What is good is that in only a couple clicks, you can do it with the correct software. There are a lot of reasons. Here are only a few.
Use strong passwords - Do your best to use a strong password, alpha-numeric. Easy to remember passwords are easy to guess!
There's a next page section of config-sample.php that's headed"Authentication Unique Keys." There are four definitions that appear within the block. A hyperlink is inside that section of code. You need to enter that link in your browser, copy the contents which you return, and replace the keys you have with the unique, pseudo-random keys provided by the website. This makes it harder for attackers to automatically generate a"logged-in" cookie for your site.
Now we are getting into things specific to WordPress. Whenever you install WordPress, you go now need to edit the document config-sample.php and rename it to config.php. You need to set up the database information there.
Change admin username and your WordPress password, or your password and collect and use good WordPress security tips to keep hackers out!