How To Harden WordPress Security: Necessary Plugins

You know what, Only running a WordPress-power website does not make a difference its security should be your fundamental concern. In most of the incidents, your WordPress Blogs undermined because of their core files or plugins are outmoded.

Outmoded files can be detectable, and this is an open invitation to hackers.

Now the question is that how can you people save your blog away from hackers? For beginners, it is compulsory to update with the latest version of WordPress. Further, I have complete tips and plugins for you, and I will mention in this article as well. By applying these tips and plugins, you will be able to harden WorldPress security.

How can you use Plugins for tightening the security of WordPress

    Sucuri security


It is basically monitoring stuff in order to make changes and those activities which might damage the WordPress site. Always keep in mind that it needs understanding with the specific codes and also with the file system into the WordPress. The plugin is useful for developers and for admins who are master of this information.

On the other hand, many other updated features included the remote malware scanning, security blacklist monitoring, and already hacked security actions.

    Wordfence Security


The WordPress plugin in order to make security more secure has almost more than 1 million installations till date, which provide the protection from viruses and hackers without spending the single penny. The usual feature of two-step installation enables to prevent the brute force attacks as well as secure the user security. It also provides users a scanning feature that the site is already infected or not.

    Google Authenticator

Two step authentications can possible through this particular plugin, whenever any user make login into the WordPress site. When the user enters its name and password, the other tactic of authentication is being done like text, voice call, and mobile application. The user can also make secure the security key plugged into the USB port. The second step once can make a difference on per device, so while using an only single device, you don’t need to enter the second authentication method once again. You will have to do it again while logging into another device.



WP DB Backup is very protective and very easy to use the plugin which will very helpful to backup your core WordPress database tables within few clicks. As a fact of the matter it is very easy but besides all of that, it is one of the best use plugins to protect your WP-power website.

    WP Security Scan

By using this particular plugin, examining your WordPress- power site will be an ordinary thing to do. It will pick all the openness in your site and will give you useful service to fix them.

    Ask Apache Password Protect

Unlike any other security plugin for WordPress, this plugin has no control on WordPress or it does not mess with the database. It works very fast and built multiple layers in security features to your blog.

    Stealth Login

This plugin will help you to create custom URL address login and also register log out of WordPress.

    Login Lockdown

It contributes to lockdown after back to back attempts on logging in to your admin panel. This plugin is very useful and also very famous among the user’s community.

    WP-DB Manager

This plugin allows you to control your WP database. You can also use it as a substitute to the WordPress Backup Manager.

    Admin SSL Secure Plugin

This plugin is also helpful to make your admin panel save and secure. It works on SSL encryption and gives stiff resistance to their opponents (Hackers).

    User locker

To get protection from brute- force hackers then you should use this plugin as login lockdown. This plugin is also known as 5 stars rated WP plugin, and also very popular among the users.

    Limit Login Attempts

When back to back efforts happen and exceed the limit then this plugin makes the brute-force attacks unsuccessful or impossible.

    Login Encryption

This plugin is also for security purposes; it makes a complex combination of DES and RSA to save login process to the admin panel.

    One time password

It is very different plugin it will help you to set a one single time password for your login. It is protective as well, to avoid logging in from unknown users from internet cafes, etc.

    Bad behavior

I would suggest you all use this plugin because it is a fighter and it does fights against irritating spammers. This plugin not only helps out you against spam messages but also make limited access to your blogs, spammers even cannot be able to read your blogs.

    Exploit Scanner

It is an indicator which indicates that which particular files hacked by the hackers.

    User spam

You can understand its functions from its name it is a popular plugin which can delete all the unknown spam messages.

    Block Bad Queries

This will block all unwanted queries tried on your particular server and also WordPress blog. This plugin works in the background.


I would say this is the most famous plugin of all time in the present modern era; it is for protection against bots, viruses, and malware.

About the Author: Aline Carrara

Aline Carrara is social media experimentalist and blogger at TheOneSpy Cell Phone Spy Software Blog. She mostly writes about digital parenting tips, social media privacies for children and WordPress security. To know more about her follow her on Twitter @AlineCarrara7

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