This plugin hasn’t been tested with the latest 3 major releases of WordPress. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

WPSecureOps Easy Firewall

Description

This is the simplest yet free firewall that can protect your WordPress site by simply toggling few checkboxes in your
admin area.

No coding skills required to enable any of the features, just toggle via the checkboxes and you are ready!

Few of the features that this plugin provides out of the box for free are:

  • Enable additional Password Protection for your /wp-admin/ directory/dashboard (Recommended by WordPress.org)
  • Protect any .htaccess and .htpasswd files (Recommended by WordPress.org)
  • Block access to any of WordPress internal files, which are not meant to be accessible via URLs
  • Disable directory listing (Recommended by WordPress.org)
  • Ban users from your site by IP
  • Ban bots from your site
  • Disable ANY commenting in the site (wp-comments-post.php)
  • Disable (if you don’t use WordPress Comments) of XML-RPC
  • Disable (if you don’t use WordPress Comments and Trackbacks) of Trackbacks
  • Does NOT require any change of permissions of your files, you can always enter ftp credentials and the plugin will update all required files
  • Bonus feature Save bandwidth by enabling our Hotlinking protection – Stop anyone from including/loading images from your site

Screenshots

  • This is how simple the configuration of this plugin is, but it will protect your site from tons of attacks every month!

Installation

  1. Install via wordpress.org
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Go to the plugin’s settings page (Settings -> WPSecureOps Easy Firewall) and enable the firewall features you want/need..

FAQ

Do you provide support?

Currently we provide community based support via WordPress.org’s plugin forums.

Contributors & Developers

“WPSecureOps Easy Firewall” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

1.4

  • Another fix for PHP5.0+ compatibility

1.3

  • This plugin is now PHP5.0+ compatible

1.2

  • Improvements to guarantee that the site won’t get locked when installing, uninstalling, activating and deactivating the plugin

1.1

  • Fully rewritten the code base to make it 1000% compatible with the best guidelines on writing/creating plugins on WordPress.org

1.0

  • First initial release