How To Secure My Wordpress Website Using Wordfence?

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Often, many people think that your website may not be worth being hacked for, but yet websites are being hacked and compromised constantly. The larger part of site security attacks are not to take your information or ruin your site, yet rather endeavors to utilize your server as an spam email server, or to setup an temporary web server to serve content of an illicit nature.

If you are using WordPress as part of your web design, we recommend using the security plugin known as Wordfence.

Wordfence comes with two versions namely the Free or Premium versions.

Free version comes with the following basic security features which we will list out the more important ones:

  • Web Application Firewall
  • Block Brute Force Attacks
  • Advanced Manual Blocking
  • Malware Scanner
  • View Blocked Intrusion Attempts
  • View Google Crawl Activity
  • View Bots and Crawlers
  • View Logins and Logouts
  • View Human Visitors
  • Repair Files
  • Monitor Disk Space
  • Get Detailed IP Info

For added security, the Premium Version offers:

  • Real-Time Threat Defense Feed
  • Country Blocking
  • Check if Site IP is Generating Spam
  • Check if Site is Spamvertized
  • Remote Scans
  • Cell Phone Sign In
  • Audit Existing Passwords
  • Advanced Comment Spam Filter

Next Step?

1) Contact us for a free web design consultation.