WordPress Website Security Protection: Firewall Security, Login Security, Database Security... Effective, Reliable, Easy to use...
I really wanted to like this. The idea, the price and level of protection are great...in theory.
The plugin says that it features one click installation but fails to mention that you'll need to have more knowledge than just click and go for the rest of the software. It is a far cry from intuitive and all the additional info/instructions aren't written very clearly (not for the average lay person).
Several of my plugins were blocked by bulletproof, like broken link checker,(which is fine...I understand that some perfectly harmless plugins can look like potential threats) but the "easy" instructions for resolving the issues weren't so easy to someone who doesn't have advanced knowledge of coding and isn't confident poking around in essential files. You can't even find a simple answer on how to uninstall it...the "easy" (and only) answer I found was to delete the file it created but was provided with no way to actually find said file.
This plugin is not as easy to use as the creators would have you believe. For an intermediate novice, it's intimidating and frustrating to use, even with the documentation. With the help of my host (who was kind enough to help me - the customer service agent is familiar with bulletproof) I was finally able to uninstall.
I hope a more truly user-friendly and intuitive version of this plugin will be rolled out so that those of us with less tech knowledge can still keep our sites safe from hackers. Simplify, simplify, simplify. If you guys can make it a genuinely user-friendly experience I'll be back in a heartbeat.
Awesome support from plugin developer:)
This plugin is great. Creates secure .htaccess file out of the box, but you can also add your custom code if you want. Limited login attempts also help to keep my sites secure.
Had some issues making rewrite rules work for SEO for my site Titles but thanks to the Plug-in author and I had my site working in no time. Highly recommended and Get the Pro version for extra features!
3 times I have updated this plugin and lost access to one of my sites. With the most recent one, it was something to do with creating a secure htaccess file. After following the instructions and clicking all the "automagic" buttons, I just got a blank page. Had to revert to backup.
Thank you for your help and support.
This plug-in has worked well for us. The basic set-up is very easy, and we've been able to customize .htaccess files for several different environments. Suggestions for users:
1. Be sure to read all the documentation.
2. Make use of the Backup/Restore feature!
3. Test or play with anything new in a sandbox. It's easier to understand the effects of changes when you isolate variables.
well, after using Better WordPress security for quite a while - which caused endless problems with randomly added or removed info in my .htaccess file and so site crashes - I was nervous of any other security plugin... But Bullet Proof security has been FANTASTIC! yes, it's pretty complicated, and there's lots to read to make sure you understand what you're doing, but it's got heaps of advice along the way INCLUDING how to rectify a broken site if your server doesn't like a particular setting. AND amazing, super quick help even in the free plugin forum. I've been testing it out as we have a complcated site structure and when it's all humming nicely I'll definitely be buying the pro version, with all it's extra goodies! Thanks for this great plugin!
The plugin works as expected, though for people who are new is slightly scary.
but if you take times to understand it, there shouldn't be any problem in setting up the protection for website.
And more importantly, a good plugin won't work well without the good support by the developer. Clearly the ATipro (developers) is doing her best to ensure all the issues and questions are being addressed!
Not many developers are so willingly to explain so much and respond in such a short timing.
I installed BPS Pro. It's fantastic. I need no other security plugins.
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