Simple websites can easily be on-line in an hour using website creation sites. But if you want the next level of sophistication without going into coding, it is hard to beat WordPress. The key factor which allows you to get complex functions deployed quickly is the plugin facility built into WordPress. Examples of the functionality includes social buttons, contact/sign-up forms, membership sites, security, spam rejection, light boxes, SEO optimisation and much, much more. In fact it is hard to find something that the right WordPress plugin cannot do. This plethora of functions does have a downsides. This is that some plugins do not play well together. But due to multiple choice availability, if some plugin does not work well with your favourite one, you can likely find an alternative one that does.
The disadvantage of the immense popularity WordPress has gained means that more cyber criminals are targeting this ever growing platform. Once they manage to penetrate your site, they will use it as a base to infect your visitors with malware. Or use your site as part of thousands of other infected sites to attack other sites. So to prevent this, the video suggest ways in which you can use security plugins thwart the cyber robot from securing a foothold. However, the most important security measure is actually very simple. Don't use "admin" as your username and make sure that your password has more than 10 characters and include upper and lower cases, numbers and non-alphanumeric symbols.