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Limit Login Attempts

Limit rate of login attempts, including by way of cookies, for each IP. Fully customizable.


115 reviews
Average Rating
4 stars
4.8 out of 5 stars
3 stars
Not so customizable
By , for WP 3.5.2

This plugin needs to allow users to exclude their own personal IPs so that they will never be locked out of their own WP site.

Also, I've found that the plugin recently has started locking me out on my own PC after a single failed login instead of the five attempts I've configured. It's quite frustrating.

5 stars
Alert Email Message
By ,

Hi there,

It will be great if there is a field to compose custom email message.

I have 3 blogs hosted and when an alert comes it becomes difficult to find out which blog breached the login attempt.

I have to login to all 4 blogs to check.

Hope this makes sense.


5 stars
A "must-have" plugin for every WordPress installation!
By ,

This is one of the first plugins you should install and activate. Since installing it on a WordPress installation I haven't even begun using yet, this plugin has blocked nearly 600 attempts to brute force my site. Not only does it lock them out, but also records the IP address and lets me see what user accounts are being targeted. This is definitely a security tool that should be in every WordPress admin's arsenal.

I also highly recommend the "Google Authenticator" app to work alongside this one.

5 stars
Awesome Plugin!!!
By , for WP 3.5.2

Folks, this plugin is really awesome!!! I am using it on my website and so far so good, hits with invalid login attempts are reduced!!!

5 stars
Works great
By , for WP 3.5.2

I was surprised how many invalid login attempts happened on my blog, even though it is far from being super successful so far.
It is scary to see how many people will try to get to it anyway.
This plugin is a great deterrent.
Best regards


5 stars
A must have
By , for WP 3.5.1

While it's quite boring sorting your site's security out, it's also quite important. After putting off the job for long time, I ended up installing this plugin on my site, since which time it's warded off a worryingly high number of attacks! I am going to take security much more seriously in the future, but this is definitely a step in the right direction.

5 stars
Great plugin, but...
By , for WP 3.5.1


This is a great plugin, but I need help with something. I want to delete the plugin and re-install again from scratch, but I saw that the tables in the database are still the original and not creating new entries.

So can someone please help me with this cleanup ?

5 stars
Really love to make Secure site
By , for WP 3.5.1

i really like this version with high level of security within 1 week this plugin blocks 1000+ ip address and secure my sites which are following Lifestyle Magazine & Exam Result

5 stars
Cannot live without it
By , for WP 3.5.1

This is an absolute must - works flawlessly.

Thanks for providing such useful software!

5 stars
Latest login attack monitored by plugin
By , for WP 3.5.1

It's great to have this plugin installed during the current admin login attack. While our server does not have the security hole, this plugin has successfully blocked over 2,000 login attempts. It's great to get the emailed reports containing detailed information about each attack.

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