The Best Security Plugins for WordPress
WordPress security plugins do a great job at preventing most WordPress and website attacks. While there is no way to stop all hacks, installing and activating the plugins below will do a tremendous job in limiting your risk. For more information on protecting your WordPress website, contact Atlas Media, LLC at 214.492.3851 or fill out our online form.
1. Wordfence Security by Wordfence
Secure your website with Wordfence. Powered by the constantly updated Threat Defense Feed, their Web Application Firewall stops you from getting hacked. Wordfence Scan leverages the same proprietary feed, alerting you quickly in the event your site is compromised. Download plugin.
2. WP Limit Login Attempts by Arshid
Limit Login Attempts is a plugin used for login protection and protecting sites from brute force attacks. Brute force attacks are the simplest, but most common form of hacking in attempt to gain access to a site: it tries usernames and passwords, over and over again, until it gets in. WP Limit Login Attempts plugin limits the rate of login attempts and blocks IP addresses temporarily. It is can also detect bots via captcha verification. Download plugin.
3. WP Super Cache By Automattic
This plugin generates static html files from your dynamic WordPress blog. After a html file is generated your webserver will serve that file instead of processing the comparatively heavier and more expensive WordPress PHP scripts. Download plugin.
4. Captcha by Simplywordpress
The Captcha plugin allows you to implement a super security captcha form into web forms. It protects your website from spam by means of math logic, easily understood by human beings. You will not have to spend your precious time on annoying attempts to understand hard-to-read words, combinations of letters or pictures that make your eyes pop up. All you need is to do one of the three basic maths actions – add, subtract and multiply. Download plugin.
5. Right Click Disable Orignal By Yash Fale
Right Click Disable Orignal is a free wordpress plugin. It gives users the ability to prevent right click on wordpress websites. Disabling right click prevents individuals from saving images and accessing the page’s source code. Download plugin.