The easiest, most effective way to secure WordPress. Improve the security of any WordPress site in seconds.
Better WP Security is a great plugin. There are a couple small issues I struggled with, which I will mention here as a bugfix request and to help others. I'm new to WordPress, so please let me know if there is a better place to post bugfix requests. So 4/5 stars so far, will revise that up when the bugs are fixed:
1. After renaming the database prefix, user roles in sub-sites no longer work. Fix: option name "wp_[blog ID]_user_roles" needs to be updated as the database prefix changes. It should read "[new datebase prefix]_[blog ID]_user_roles". It appears BWPS does this for the main blog but not for sub-blogs. Thanks go to this discussion: http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/questions/11725/help-why-my-roles-are-not-showing-multi-site-network
2. This isn't really a problem, rather cosmetic: After the admin user is renamed, the "A user with id 1 still exists." notice remains in red. Following the link I am told there is nothing further I can do. Is this a bug or is there something I don't know about "user with id 1"?
since I am a complete novice this plugin is an enormous support and also the explanations in each section help me on the road to knowing just that little bit more.
I was experiencing so many hacking attempts on my site. Within a day of installing this plugin and getting it up and running the noisy security logins quieted down. I was expecting it to be more challenging -- especially didn't expect it to play nice with some of my other plugins, but it has worked very well. This should be part of the WordPress platform. Period.
Automated peace of mind.
Our website, though once frequently hacked, has been running solid for a long while now. In addition, since our initial setup, Better WP Security has been completely hassle-free, which is what we wanted. Thank you guys for a fantastic product!
Hands down one of the greatest plugins out there for WordPress security. I've only just recently started to use it and am already very impressed.
The only drawback I've found (and it's minor) is that the database query can take some time when checking for already blocked visitors to the site/admin. On larger sites this could cripple the server. I'm not sure there is any way around this but for the time being I've disabled the feature.
I use in combination with the Incapsula service to ultimately bulletproof my website.
Thanks for the continued development, keep up the good work.
I don't why I didn't use this before. With one click it secures my site and then gives me lots of other security options including admin over SSL. Great job!
I absolutely love how easy it is to protect my websites from some of the most common vulnerabilities inside wordpress. This plug it does it all. Thank you so much for such an amazing FREE application!
TOP 10 plugin of all time
Great and useful job. Very good
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