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Author Topic: Is the wordpress security plug in necessary?  (Read 929 times)

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Good day to you all in the house, my name is omolola, i have been searching  for this topic but i didnt find anything really close, i just install my wordpress i mean paid one and  i have installed some plugins  but there was a plugin that i felt is good to secure the site  i mean the iTheme security but getting to activation i was really scared so that i wont have problem of being logged out , i dont really get the setting please can anybody help me or the plug in is not really necessary for my site. Thanks



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Re: Is the wordpress security plug in necessary?
« Reply #1 on: Jan 26, 2016 »
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Securing your wordpress website is highly recommended but using this plugin to do so is not an absolute necessity.

I have not used this plugin you mentioned so can't really say much about the settings but if you are unsure about it then perhaps you should uninstall it for now until you have more information about how to prevent yourself from being logged out/locked out while using the plugin.

Wordpress recent versions have taken care of what most of these security plugins do. But what you should make sure is that your admin password is a strong one (ideally should consist of upper case letters, lower case letters and numbers.

In terms of website security in general, we usually make use of a free service called cloudflare and I would suggest that you try that if you are not too sure about the iThemes security plugin because cloudflare acts as a kind of shield that blocks most malicious attacks. Also it helps to save bandwidth.

Here's a basic tutorial on cloudflare:
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Re: Is the wordpress security plug in necessary?
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Thanks Tony am very grateful for the reply i will try that

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