Plugin Reviews

Shield WordPress Security

The Most Comprehensive and Highest-Rated Security System for WordPress (formerly the WordPress Simple Firewall).

423 reviews
Average Rating
4.9 out of 5 stars
By , for WP 4.5.3

Very good, I like it

used long time the itheme plus
By ,

but this plugin is less painful bec since they swap to the new vers 2.5 there i got to many problem with the behaivior of joast and itheme. swapped to shield and the reconnecting issues was gone ?! however that was or is connected.

forcefully logged out
By , for WP 4.5.3

This plugin is totally a failure . It is so much secure that it prevents the admin itself to get logged in to the site. Everytime I login it shows "You do not currently have a Shield user session. Please login again"

I feel guarded and protected
By , for WP 4.5.3

This is my experience:

I have used Wordfence Security almost from its beginning on all of my websites. It worked perfectly until a few months ago. From lightweight plugin that turns into a monster. Plugin wants to write to the WP installation, even on the server side in php.ini. With the firewall I have only headache. Plugin slows website. Not suitable for migration. Does not work well with Beaver Builder plugin. Very disappointed. So, I finally removed this plugin.

Shield WordPress Security is a completely different story.

Lightweight. Easy to set up, with useful explanations. Working great. It does not write anything and anywhere. This is a standalone plugin. Do not do anything I do not want to. Premium features for free.

This is not make-up. This is a bunker. I feel guarded and protected. Amazing plugin!

Best security plugin
By , for WP 4.5.3

This is the best security plugin I ever came across. It has all those features which all the good plugins out there have and has other impotant features which others just ignore. Icing on the cake is, it does not change or edit any of the wordpress core files.

And yes, it's completely free!

A lot many thanks to the developer.

Like it
By , for WP 4.5.3

Very helpful, thx a lot.

good so far
By , for WP 4.5.3

I was previously using Wordfence which was causing high IO and Memory usage during its periodic scans which seemed to hang part way through. I've no such issue with Shield plugin. I can't comment on the spam filter as I'm using the alternative, but good that there is no conflicts between the plugins. I've been able to disable two other small security plugins since Shield plugin includes the functionality. I'm yet to explore all the Shield features and logging, but so far all good. Great plugin considering it's free.

By , for WP 4.5.3

It's fantastic! Only issue I have is disabling the click-through from the calendar widget event to the actual event on google calendar. Otherwise, it's great!

Great Plugin
By , for WP 4.5.3

This is the best Security plugin I have used.
Be careful when setting it up as you will be locked out!!
Highly recommended :)

This is "must have" plugin!
By , for WP 4.5.3

I already changed all personal and client projects to use this plugin. Because it has all features what I want!, Good job!

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