Security is one of the most vital things in a website. Especially, if our website uses a WordPress-based CMS. For that, it is important for us to install a wordpress security plugin (security). This time, Jagoan Hosting will discuss 11 wordpress security plugins (security) that you can choose for your website.
The first WordPress security plugin recommendation came from Wordfence. In fact, Wordfence is claimed to be the best and most popular WordPress security plugin. Reporting from the official WordPress website, this WordPress security plugin has been downloaded by more than 2 million active websites as of this writing. There are 2 versions of the Wordfence plugin, namely the free and paid versions.
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2. All In One WP Security & Firewall
Indeed, the WordPress security plugin with the best rating before is Wordfence. Unfortunately, some features are not active in the free version. For that, to make our WordPress website more secure, it never hurts to install the “All In One WP Security and Firewall” plugin together with the Wordfence plugin.
The advantage of this WordPress security plugin feature is that it does not use a database, so it does not burden the website. All In One WP Security & Firewall claims to always implement the latest security standards from the wordpress system. Amazingly, you can use several categories of security standards, including Basic, Intermediate, and Advance. So that we can set our own security rules on what parts are more progressive and which are looser.
3. iThemes Security
The third WordPress security plugin is iThemes Security which was previously named Better WP Security. iThemes Security is also a popular WordPress security plugin. Reporting from the official WordPress website, this plugin has been downloaded by more than 800,000 active websites as of this writing. This one WordPress security plugin is also equipped with several less powerful features.
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Acunetix WP Security scan promises to secure your WordPress website for 24 hours non-stop. This WordPress security plugin will also give us information about the things we need to improve on our website.
5. Sucuri Security
If you are a reliable developer in understanding coding and file systems, there’s nothing wrong with trying this WordPress security plugin. Sucuri Security can monitor suspicious activity that harms our WordPress website. This is evidenced by the presence of malware scanning features, blacklist protection and preventive security measures after your website has been hacked.
6. WP Antivirus Site Protection
WP Antivirus Site Protection is a WordPress security plugin that has a slick interface, and no less powerful performance. Every day this plugin will automatically update our antivirus database, as well as informing us of dangerous detections that attack our website on our WordPress admin page. Not only that, this one WordPress security plugin can also send all information related to our website via email.
7. Keyy Two Factor Authentication
Have you ever forgotten when you wanted to login to your WordPress admin page?. If so, then this one WordPress security plugin could be the solution. Keyy Two Factor Authentication can provide 2 – factor authentication when logging in to the WordPress admin page to make it more secure. As did its predecessor plugin named Clef Two-Factor Authentication.
8. Google Authenticator
You can also choose Google Authenticator as a WordPress security plugin regarding the authentication feature when you want to login. Apart from logging in using a username and password, we can also login using other methods such as text, phone calls or mobile applications.
9. Brute Force Login Protection
As the name implies, this WordPress security plugin is intended to protect our website from brute-force attacks via .htaccess. Not only that, Brute Force Login Protection will also block IP if 3 times the password error occurs when logging in.
10. Bulletproof Security
There are 3 main protection features in this WordPress security plugin, namely the firewall, login, and database. This one WordPress security plugin is also claimed to be a plugin that is quite light and does not burden hosting resources, even for hosting with limited resources. Not to forget, Bulletproof Security is also equipped with database optimization features that can help increase the speed of our website, you know!
11. WordPress File Monitor
The last recommended WordPress security plugin is WordPress File Monitor. This plugin will protect our website from spammer attacks. Not only that, this WordPress security plugin also works to monitor every hacker / spammer activity carried out on our website.
So, those were the recommendations for 11 free WordPress security plugins for your website. If you have other plugin recommendations, please write them in the comments column yes!
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