Prevent automated attacks. Monitor for suspicious activity. Strengthen user credentials. Scan for vulnerable plugins/themes. Block bad bots and reduce spam!
iThemes Security Help has Arrived with the iThemes Security Pro Plugin!
— What are the Differences Between the Paid iThemes Security Pro Plugin & the Free iThemes Security Plugin Versions?
The paid iThemes Security Pro plugin version includes all the free iThemes Security plugin version features, but the paid plugin version also has the following features: Security Dashboard, Two-Factor Authentication, Trusted Devices, reCAPTCHA, Version Management, User Security Check and User Logging, Settings Import and Export, Privilege Escalation, Passwordless Login, Malware Scan Scheduling, and Magic Links.
Download and install the iThemes Security plugin or iThemes Security Pro plugin. Then activate it.
After activation, you will see a new Security option in the panel on the left. Select the Security option to run the initial security check on your site. During the security check, the plugin will enable various modules to protect your site.
Click the Secure Site button to start this process.
About the iThemes Security Plugin
iThemes Security Review
Select the security site template that best fits your site and then run through the straightforward setup steps.
iThemes Security Pro Plugin
You can click through each of the steps iThemes Security Pro to see what the current settings are. You can also read through the to learn more about each setting and what they do. Once implemented and configured, the iThemes Security Pro plugin will protect your site in the following areas:
- Stopping automated attacks
- Monitoring for suspicious activity
- Strengthening user credentials
- Scanning for vulnerable plugins and themes
- Blocking bad bots
- Reducing spam
How iThemes Security Works
iThemes Security Pro includes a number of that the site admin should remember to test these since they might cause plugin or theme issues on your site. Once you are happy with your iThemes Security Pro plugin settings, make sure to save them. Then, you can rest easy knowing your site is protected by both Nexcess and iThemes Security Pro.
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Our range of hosting plans caters to any business scale. We do all the heavy lifting for you to focus on growing your business. In addition, we automatically update ore components and plugins to the latest version and ensure your hosting environment is properly optimized, secured, and updated.
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We also have a variety of Nexcess support articles about how best to implement our product offerings housed in the Nexcess Knowledge Base, including how to get your site going with a number of different configuration options. These resources include a great article on setting this up for Migrating to Nexcess with managed WordPress and managed WooCommerce hosting.
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Resources for More Information
New Customers: Fully Managed Hosting Solutions
- How to Enable Auto-Updates for Plugins and Themes (via the user interface)
- Nexcess WordPress Plugins and Their Configurations
- How to Deactivate all Plugins and Change the Active Theme Using phpMyAdmin
- How to Update Plugins on your WordPress Site
Updating WordPress Plugins Individually for Admins
- How to Disable WordPress Core Updates