There are many factors that directly influence the trust that your online store transmits and most of them depend entirely on you. One of those factors is security. And it is that someone who is willing to spend their money in your store providing you with sensitive information, will surely back down on their purchase if they do not appreciate that it is an online store with minimum security guidelines.
In order to help you in this aspect of your store, here are 4 tips to have a safe WooCommerce store not only for your customers, but also to help you sleep better at night.
So if you really care about your customers and your business, it is already taking time to apply the following 4 tips:
Install a security plugin
There are several very powerful security plugins for WordPress that obviously also work with WooCommerce. They can be downloaded for free from the official WordPress plugin repository. Although they are free, their configuration panel is quite complete and both are really effective. Of course, you should only use one of them.
Use SSL certificate to encrypt the information
The initials of SSL come from Secure Socket Layer and it is a cryptographic protocol used for secure connections between client and server. Without going into technical details, when you install an SSL certificate on the server where you have your WooCommerce store, you guarantee that all the information or data that you exchange with the client has been encrypted to ensure that no one can steal it.
Download from the official repository or known marketplace
Download and install plugins or templates for WooCommerce only from the official WordPress repository website or if they are paid, always buy them in well-known marketplaces.Or, you can purchase from catapult revenue as well.
Make a security copy
Although it is not an aspect that directly affects the security of your WooCommerce store, it is a preventive and very effective measure.