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WebsiteDefender WordPress Security

Helps you secure your WordPress installation and provides detailed reporting on discovered vulnerabilities and how to fix them.

The WebsiteDefender WordPress Security plugin is a free and comprehensive security tool that helps you secure your WordPress installation and suggests corrective measures for: strengthening passwords, securing file permissions, security of the database, version hiding, WordPress admin protection and lots more.

Key security features:

  • Easy backup of WordPress database for disaster recovery
  • Removal of error-information on login-page
  • Addition of index.php to the wp-content, wp-content/plugins, wp-content/themes and wp-content/uploads directories to prevent directory listings
  • Removal of wp-version, except in admin-area
  • Removal of Really Simple Discovery meta tag
  • Removal of Windows Live Writer meta tag
  • Removal of core update information for non-admins
  • Removal of plugin-update information for non-admins
  • Removal of theme-update information for non-admins (only WP 2.8 and higher)
  • Hiding of wp-version in backend-dashboard for non-admins
  • Removal of version in URLs from scripts and stylesheets only on frontend
  • Reporting of security overview after WordPress blog is scanned
  • Reporting of file permissions following security checks
  • Strong password generator tool to protect from brute force attacks
  • Integrated tool to change the database prefix
  • Disabling of database error reporting (if enabled)
  • Disabling of PHP error reporting

For more information on the WebsiteDefender WordPress Security plug-in and other WordPress security news, visit the WebsiteDefender Blog and join our Facebook page. Post any questions or feedback on the WebsiteDefender WordPress Security plug-in forum.

Requires: 2.8 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.2.1
Last Updated: 2013-5-31
Downloads: 66,016

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