By default, WordPress doesn’t come with suspicious login notifications and two factor authentication. We use plugins (or custom code) for these things. This piece of code notifies you when a user logs in to your site. Good for websites with few users.
Content management systems have the ability to maintain multiple user and admin accounts. Sometimes, it becomes necessary to deny users access to their accounts. This post explains options available to you in WordPress and the pros and cons of each.
If you have done any web development or website maintenance work, then you must have come across the .htaccess file at some point. This is an important file for many reasons and this guide will provide an overview of what the .htaccess file is, what you can do with it, how to create it, and options available to you for editing it on your WordPress website.
This WordPress Password Hash Generator uses the official WordPress hashing function wp_hash_password() behind the scenes. With this tool, you can convert a password to its hash code (or hash sum or checksum), which can then be used to set a new password directly in the WordPress MySQL database.
Hackers continue to think of new ways to get around security blocks on websites. Their goal is to bypass your user authentication process and gain access to sensitive data. Two-factor authentication (also known as 2FA or two-step verification) is one way to stop them in their tracks. This article explains two-factor authentication, the security process, and highlights what you need in order to implement it on your site.
Saving a password in a browser might seem like a bad idea from a security perspective. But not really. For certain types of malware, saving a password in a browser could actually be a security measure. Very specifically, it can add a layer of security against keyloggers. This article explains what keyloggers are, and how saving your password in your browser could protect you against them.