Security is of the utmost importance in the world today, we’ve all seen the power of online hackers. This article wants to help WordPress users mitigate any security risks. There are, of course, many ways to protect yourself online, and changing your database prefix is just one step to keeping you and your data safe. The predominant reason why it’s best to change the prefix is to avoid SQL injections wherein a hacker can add a script and gain access to change, query, or delete data. Of course, there are many pros and cons regarding the change in prefix and the ultimate decision is yours. This article discusses arguments for and against changing the prefix, and provides full details on how to go about making the change to the WordPress prefix.
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Changing Your WordPress Database Prefix to Improve Security