Great security features, only the one I absolutely wanted the most (changing the name of the login page) worked for a few days, then I couldn't even view the page. It kept redirecting to the login page. Clearing cache, every browser I could think of, nothing worked. After hours of combing through forums and finding no solution besides editing your database, I ultimately had to log into my FTP and delete the plugin. I don't feel you should have to edit the back end of a security plugin to make it work....kind of defeats the purpose.
The concept of the plugin is good; but it contains a lot of errors and the support is bad.
It will not break your site and it will add some protection, but don't expect everthing to work as it should work
Although my setup was a backup with email and not scheduled. It kept on having backups every 5 minutes till the server ran out of space.
It also caused the "out of memmory effect" I had 72 / 4.000.000++ memory...
Still now it is out, I can not even choose a better security plugin.
I am using this in conjunction with another security plugin because quite frankly this plugin seems to be real buggy lately. Its not saving changes and reporting problems where there is no problem!
This is not a full security plugin for hack prevention. This is a toy plugin to make you have a false sense of security. I do not recommend it. I've had two sites with iThemes get hacked in the last 4 months. I will no longer use it.
If you have a e-commerce website that gets any real traffic and you are concerned with hack prevention, either pay for Pro (not recommended) or get a security professional to do security for your site.
Recovering from a hack IS NOT FUN for the average WordPress user or even pro user. Please be careful and do regular backups!
Worked fluently before, now we have some issues with somes installs and i personnaly don't like the omnipresent promotion to buy Premium plugin. I recommande Wordfence instead. (we used to use a combo Wordfence + WP Better Security)
This plugin and its former version both have led to site breakdown on several of my WP-sites. I had to completely rebuild 3 pages because they were no longer accessable. Even re-importing of an earlier database version didn't help, as couldn't the complete deletion of the plugin via ftp.
It says it might lock myself out. scary
I was using the BWPS version, and reinstalled this after their change to iThemes Seciruty, but the changeover was a disaster so had to switch back to the original one again.
Once set-up, the old BWPS was really effective, but I thought I should eventually change to the more up-to-date version to keep up with the wordpress updates, so went for the iThemes again yesterday, after uninstalling the BWPS to make it an easier transition - what a nightmare! have been totally locked out and couldn't get back in without a FULL site restore - so wasted about 12 hours!
if you read the support threads, there's still loads of different bugs and errors that aren't being resolved, so I'm abandoning ship and trying a totally different one - as it couldn't be worse!
What a shame, as when it was working it was great!
careful, it seems to work okay on one site, but it brought down my other site. Must be a conflict with some other plugin. If anyone knows of any let us know.
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