WordPress is the best and secure content management system. Millions of bloggers, webmasters are using it for making various website and blogs. According to Forbes 60 millions of websites and blogs are made of WordPress.
As most of the sites are run by WordPress, hackers always try to make viruses, malwares to hack those sites. As your web site and blog is important for you, so you have to ensure the security of your website.
You can take many steps to secure your site or blog from viruses and malwares. One of the way is to use security plugins. There are some famous free and premium plugins that can help you. Let’s discuss 10 of them.
Spam comment is annoying and many users turn off their comment option for this. But you can easily stop 90 to 95% spam by using Akismet plugin. Install this first, then register a free api and configure it.
Limit login attempts is very useful for WordPress site protection. This will protect you from hacking attempts, malwares and viruses. You can fix a specific user or ip’s login time and attempt. Your site will be protected at this.
This is such a famous security plugin that is used by many webmasters. It has both free and premium versions. Premium version is suitable for business and blog. This will secure .hatccess file, backup database, lock folder and file and also gives http and login security.
This is a developed Wordfence security. Basically it works as a firewall. This will automatically scan virus, malware and unwanted login attempt. This will stop specific country users to login. You can login by mobile and watch live traffic through it.
It will free you from unwanted login and attempt of hacking in two steps. To do this, download and install google authenticator in your smart phone and put google authenticator plugin on your website and configure it. After that when you will login to your site, a code will be sent to your cell app by which you have to login.
It is a high quality plugin that can help you in many ways. It will protect from virus, malware, hacking and auto bot unwanted login attempt. Besides, it also maintains admin access, firewall access, spam comment filter and in many other ways.