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iThemes Security (formerly Better WP Security)

Protect your WordPress site by hiding vital areas of your site, protecting access to important files, preventing brute-force login attempts, detecting


3364 reviews
Average Rating
4.7 out of 5 stars
Works well, very little hassle
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Works well, very little hassle

good but not perfect
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This plugin is a must have (or the concurrent one that is good too)but there are some problems. After the activation of the htaccess and sys files protection I was unable to manually modify it also disabling and/or unistalling the plugin. Isn't a big problems if you have the expertise in how to manually work with file permissions but isn't nice.
And I think that the paid version is too expensive. I suppose that with cheapers prices a lot of users will start to use the pro version.
You have to consider that to secure a wordpress server you need not only this plugin but also good mod_sec rules and also this need monthly payments or paid version of services like cloudflare. At the end of a month with all this services activated I have to pay more than the server or cloud bills.......

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I'm loving it. You should use it as well.

Great for newbies
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Great to know all is lashed down and secured, especially for a WordPress newbie.

excellent security
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very effective security

One of my core plugins
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Ever since I started using iThemes Security it has saved me hours of recovery work. It has blocked attacks and helped to reduce spam. It is now the first plugin I load on any WP site install or workup. Thanks for a great plugin.

Secure feeling
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My WP websites feel secure with this plugin

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Sometimes a little complex, but solid. I've been burnt before by forgetting to install this.

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Little more need be said other than the contents of my subject line!

Keeps those annoying pests at bay!
By , for WP 4.0

Even the basic functions have secured my sites better, let alone when you set it up completely!

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