Change WordPress Database Prefix

WordPress Security

As WordPress is an open source application all the database table names are known to everyone. If someone knows the name of your database table it makes it easier for them to guess a SQL injection script to delete all the records in the database table.

If you want to help secure your WordPress site you can do so by changing the prefix of your WordPress database tables. Changing the database table prefix means they can't guess your database tables.

The best time to change the table prefix is before you have installed your site, you can change the . . .

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