How to Enable XSS Protection in WordPress?

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On a WordPress website, XSS is a common type of attack where malicious code is injected into a website, allowing an attacker to steal sensitive information from users or even take control of the website. By enabling XSS protection, you can prevent these types of attacks and keep your website secure.

If you are using the Nexter Extension (Free) plugin, you can easily enable the XSS protection on your WordPress website.  

How to Enable XSS Protection with the Nexter Extension?

To enable the XSS protection with the Nexter theme, from the WordPress Dashboard, go to Appearance > Nexter Settings > Security.

Then go to the Advanced Security section and click the Settings button.

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It will open the Advanced Security popup, then enable the XSS Protection toggle and click the Save button. 

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It will automatically take all the necessary steps to protect your site from cross-site scripting.