If you’re like most WordPress users, you love installing plugins that add cool new front-end features to your WordPress site. A new contact form? Sign me up. Social login? Yup, I’ll take that! Plugins that work entirely behind the scenes? Those aren’t quite as sexy. But here’s the thing:
Oftentimes those backend, behind-the-scenes plugins are the most important. SEO, backups, and…security.
That third one is what this post is all about – the best WordPress security plugins to keep your awesome site safe from those nasty folks we know as hackers. Because even if you’re (hopefully!) keeping your WordPress site updated, there are still plenty of potential backdoors for hackers to find. Choosing one of these security plugins will help to limit those…
What Are The Best WordPress Security Plugins?
While there are plenty of WordPress plugins that help you implement piecemeal security enhancements like two-factor authentication, disabling XML-RPC, and more…I’m not going to focus on those plugins for this list.
Instead, I’m going to focus on plugins which offer more of an all-in-one approach to security. That is, they offer