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Limit Login Attempts

Limit rate of login attempts, including by way of cookies, for each IP. Fully customizable.

177 reviews
Average Rating
4.7 out of 5 stars
By , for WP 4.6

It can work at the latest version of WordPress!!

Does what it says
By , for WP 4.5.2

I've been using this plugin for a bit over a year and so long as it's set up right it works perfectly. I get notifications on at least one lockout most months and if there's a recurring theme on IP addresses I add the range to the separate WP-Ban plugin to get rid of them permanently.

By , for WP 4.5.3

Been using this for quite some time and rely on it for ALL our websites.

Today, helped block attacker from Frankfurt cloud trying to hack our ecom system.

Simple. Effective. Brilliant.

If it breaks at some point (e.g., PHP7), or not updated, I'd pay somebody to upgrade it. Simply indispensable for us!

As 11+ year WP user, this is on my "must have" list for all WP sites. :-)


keeps me (admin) logout
By , for WP 4.5.2

i have SocialChef theme.
i installed the plugin, activated it.
i return to my home page, and say that it did throw me out (logged me out automatically)
that's a normal behavior for a security plugin (after activation, cut all the connections)
(1)but when i enter my username/password
it wont let me back in!
even my subscribers cant log in!
ok! this is one problem.
(2)whenever a user, enters his/her user/pass wrong (more than 3-4times [ i set it in the options how many times] ), everyyyyyone will be logged out automatically!! :|
even admin.
for example u have 4 users: A, B, C, D
user A = admin
user B = author
user C = subscriber
user D = subscriber
user D enters his/her user and pass wrong, 5 times.
every 4 members will be logged out! :|
i use custom login page, which this plugin is not compatible with.
when you get banned from getting log in, there would be no msg for you too see and warn you! U are banned!! try again to login in 15 minutes!
no warning msgs! :|

Sehr nützlich, aber ...
By , for WP 4.5.2

Sehr nützlich, aber es sollte mal wieder aktualisiert werden.

Useful plugin, easy to use
By ,

Seems that it works nice with WP 4.5.

works on 4.4.2
By , for WP 4.4.2

Great plugin and it is still working on 4.4.2.

Still working!
By , for WP 4.4.2

I've been using it for about 2 years & it works great. I wish there was an option to limit the number of lockouts allowed before an IP is completely blocked. I thought about finding a new plugin that has recent updates but it's still working.

Stopped working
By , for WP 4.4.1

I could see it was working for the first week through the Simple History plugin.

However, it stopped limiting logins to 4 attempts and I'm seeing up to 10,000 again now.

It's not to do with updates though as I haven't had time to do that yet.

A must have !
By , for WP 4.4.2

I'm using it for years now and still working great on every sites I made ! Great work ! ;)

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