Salt Shaker

Description

By using Salt Shaker plugin, you’ll be able to harden your WordPress security. It helps you changing the salt keys either manually or automatically.

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Salt Shaker Features

  • Improve your WordPress security.
  • Easy to use, set it and forget it, with minimal settings.
  • Manual and immediate WP security keys and salts changing.
  • Set automated schedule for keys and salts change.

Developers?

Feel free to fork the project on GitHub and submit your contributions via pull request.

Screenshots

  • Plugin Settings.

Installation

  1. Upload salt-shaker folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the Plugins menu in WordPress.
  3. Navigate to Tools > Salt Shaker menu to configure the plugin.

FAQ

The plugin isn’t working or have a bug?

Post detailed information about the issue in the support forum and we will work to fix it.

Reviews

May 18, 2020
If WordPress salts worries you, you can rest know. If you think that installing it is easy, "configuration" is easier. Please keep the plugin up-to-date.
January 31, 2020
Thank you for making this available for free. My site is now a bit more secure.
May 22, 2018
How much harder can it be to allow setting of the date and time that the keys will be changed? How does one know when they have been changed?
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Contributors & Developers

“Salt Shaker” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

“Salt Shaker” has been translated into 3 locales. Thank you to the translators for their contributions.

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Interested in development?

Browse the code, check out the SVN repository, or subscribe to the development log by RSS.

Changelog

1.2.5

  • Enhanced internationalization.
  • WordPress 5.3 compatibility.

1.2.4

  • Keeping the original permissions of the config file.
  • Performance improvement

1.2.3

  • Changing the config permission to 0640
  • Added: filters for additional salts

1.2.2

  • Tested with WordPress 5.1.
  • Added: link to the settings page from the plugins page.
  • Added: redirect to the login page after the immediate change action.
  • Added: check if wp-config.php is writable. How the heck this was missing?!
  • Added: Filter to define a custom salts file. salt_shaker_salts_file

1.2.1

  • Tested with the upcoming WordPress 5.0
  • #11 – Added more interval times, quarterly and bianually.
  • Fixed an issue with wp-config being in outside the root directory.
  • Fixed a bug when updating the cron, now the old cron job is deleted.

1.2

  • Tested with the upcoming WordPress 4.9
  • #9 – Change salts if wp-config.php is moved one directory higher than the document root
  • Setting the right permission to wp-config.php after changing the salts according to Codex recommendations.

1.1.6

  • #8 – Change line endings to LF

1.1.5

  • Security improvements

1.1.4

  • Improvements:
    ** Ensure the user is administrator before processing AJAX requets
    ** Escape attributes using esc_attr_e

1.1.3

  • WordPress 4.8 Compatibility.

1.1.2

  • WordPress 4.7 Compatibility.

1.1.1

  • Edited Arabic translation file.

1.1

  • Few enhancements
  • Multilingual Ready

1.0

  • Initial Release