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How To Limit Login Attempts On Your WordPress Website

April 06 2020

WordPress is becoming popular day by day. As its acceptance increases to the general public, we also need to think about its security and other precautions. Suddenly, a naughty hacker or boot robot can be tied to your popular websites, which can damage your dream website. It will feel you awkward about having such an accidental problem. By default, WordPress has been providing good security services, but it allows too may log in action at a certain time. So, Hackers may try to exploit this by using scripts that enter different combinations until your website cracks. That’s why you have to limit login attempts on your WordPress Website. 

Limit log in attempts on your WordPress website secured your website’s illegal login attempts after a minimum number of attempts. It prevents the unusual log in attempts on your admin access. Nobody won’t have access to your WordPress website without your permission or authentications. You can set a minimum number of limit login attempts on your WordPress website as you want.  So, it’s pretty good and essential to have a limit login attempts on your WordPress Website.

Today, I’m going to share with you, how to limit login attempts on your WordPress website. So without wasting our time let’s get to the work. If you face any questions or problems please let me know about it.

Live Demo:  How To Limit Login Attempts On A WordPress Website

Step 1: To limit login attempts on your WordPress website firstly you have to install a plugin called Limit Login Attempts Reloaded by WPChef. To add the plugin go to your WordPress Dashboard >> Plugins >> Add New >> search the plugin. Now install and activate the plugin. 

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Limit Login Attempts settings:

Step 2: After finishing the activation you can set your preferable limit login attempts on your WordPress website. To do this, go to your Settings >> Limit Login Attempts Reloaded. Here you can set the settings as your own preference. You can set a minimum number of attempts, minimum time of the lockout, the minimum number of lockout times in a row within a day, minimum time to reset the password, the notification by email, etc. If you want to add any safe IP addresses then out the IP address on Whitelist box on the other hand if you want to prevent any IP addresses then put the IP addresses on the Blacklist box. After setting the options now Click on the Save Options button to limit login attempts on your WordPress Website. 

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So, that’s it the way to limit login attempts on your WordPress Website. Isn’t it so cool and easier? If you have any problems with that please comment, I’ll help you to get out of the problems. 

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Mohammad Rahat Tanjid

Mohammad Tanjid is a professional WordPress Developer and Designer, he builds WP Products like WP Themes/Plugins and author of webextent.net. He has been writing code for more than 5 years now.