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iThemes Security (formerly Better WP Security)

Take the guesswork out of WordPress security. iThemes Security offers 30+ ways to lock down WordPress in an easy-to-use WordPress security plugin.


3735 reviews
Average Rating
4.7 out of 5 stars
Works great
By , for WP 3.5.2

I like how it emails me if any files are changed on my site.

works fine, easy to handle
By , for WP 3.6

seems to work fine, and ist very easy to handle.

Doesn't break anything!
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I love this plugin! I haven't had any issues with it introducing compatibility issues with my other plugins, and that makes life SO much easier for me.

nice for beginners
By , for WP 3.5.2

I like it too.. and agree with the fellow who said to be careful if you are a novice. I am a novice and I very nearly broke my install. I still have a bizarre issue but it seems to be only me having it. I cannot type in my site's URL and get there. It takes me to a "temporary" site.. very weird. It would be cool to figure out how to get rid of that issue, but since I am the only one affected it's not a huge deal. I like the idea of my site being secure. My site is one that has been targeted in the past. In fact haters have lost me my paypal and my original facebook accounts in the past - and they tried hard to mess up my blog - but were unable thank God!

I haven't been able to take advantage of all the features yet as I do not have enough knowledge of many of them. I am passing that on to the very talented person who helps me with all things technical. :-) Maybe she will come rate it as well. :)

One thing I can say for sure... before this - I had NO security. After this I have SOME security - which is GOOD. That's me with NO knowledge. Once someone who knows what they are doing finishes this process I will never worry again. So security has been made available to use newbies!

By , for WP 3.5.1

this has helped a bit thanks

Great functions and easy to use!
By , for WP 3.5.2

Really easy to use, configuration is pretty straightforward.

Changing wp-content directory name the first time returns a 500 error from my server, gave me a heart attack but it's just a false alarm, reloading the website and everything runs just fine!

New update is painful
By , for WP 3.9

It locks YOU out more than anything else. I want the old version. It messed with all my authors names. So frustrating

By , for WP 3.5.2

It is a great plugin for WP security

All is Ok!
By , for WP 3.5.2

Great plugin! Works very well.

By , for WP 3.5.1

It works 100%!

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