IMPLEMENT CUSTOMIZED SECURE WORDPRESS LOGIN POLICIES WITH EFFICIENCY
Achieve better WordPress login and password security through policies that put you firmly in the driver’s seat. With high customizability and granularity, login security policies can be implemented by user role or site-wide for complete control over the security of your websites’ login process.
Use the free edition of Melapress Login Security to implement WordPress password minimum length and complexity. The plugin also allows you to set expiration policies, prevent users from recycling old passwords, limit login attempts, and automatically disable inactive user accounts, among other things.
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Ensure your WordPress users use the most secure password policies through the following plugin features:
- Set policies by role or site-wide
- Provide users with helpful instructions during password configuration to meet set policy
- Set minimum password length
- Mandate the use of upper and lower case characters, numeric digits, and special characters
- Set an automatic password expiration policy
- Disallow users from recycling old passwords
- Disable password reset links
- Mandate WordPress password reset on the first login
- Define policy priority for users with multiple roles
- Reset all users’ passwords with just one click
Upgrade to Melapress Login Security premium and get more
The premium edition of Melapress Login Security comes bundled with even more features, which enable you to take your WordPress website login security to the next level. Disable inactive WordPress user accounts and force passwords to be reset once accounts have been unlocked. Inactive accounts can be managed within a single dashboard for increased efficiency and faster response times. Moreover, you can set accounts to be locked out after a number of failed login attempts and customize the duration and method of unlocking them.
- Everything in the free version
- One-click integration with third-party plugins such as WooCommerce, LearnDash, Memberpress, and many others
- Limit failed login attempts and automatically disable user accounts after a number of failed login attempts
- Automatically [disable inactive WordPress users[https://melapress.com/inactive-users-wordpress/?utm_source=wp+repo&utm_medium=repo+link&utm_campaign=wordpress_org&utm_content=mls) after a set time
- Change the WordPress login page URL (and set a 404 for the old page)
- Restrict WordPress users’ login time by day and/or hours
- Receive detailed weekly summary reports over email of password resets and changes, user account lockouts, and more
Free and premium support
Support for MelaPress Login Security is free on the WordPress support forums.
Premium world-class support is available via email to all Melapress Login Security users
Note: Customer support for customers on a premium plan is given priority and is provided via one-to-one email. Upgrade to premium to benefit from priority support.
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Further reading and documentation
You can find more detailed information about WordPress website security, password security and user management, security best practices, and much more in the recommended reads linked below.
Install the plugin from within WordPress
- Navigate to Plugins > Add New
- Search for « Melapress Login Security »
- Install & activate Melapress Login Security from your Plugins page
Install the plugin manually (via file upload)
- Download the plugin from the WordPress plugins repository
- Unzip the zip file and upload the folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
- Activate the Melapress Login Security plugin through the Plugins page in WordPress
Contributors & Developers
“MelaPress Login Security” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.Contributors
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= 1.2.2 (2024-03-01)
- Added an editable message in the « User login time restrictions » section for when users try to log in during restricted times. (Premium)
- Removed redundant code for an improved overall speed and performance.
- Added logic check and notice for users in regards to the ‘From email address’ used by the plugin when using the « import settings » feature.
- Users can now remove default policies over WordPress forms from the ‘Forms & Placements’ plugin page.
- Tweaked how the « Run inactive check » button acts when it is manually run by the administrator (Locked Users table). (Premium)
- Applied a number of UX improvements to the User login time restrictions settings area.
- Fixed a couple of broken URLs in the Free edition’s UI used for help text etc.
- Updated the plugin’s branding.
- Updated a broken URL of an SVG used inside the plugin’s UI.
- Fixed a potential crash that could occur when the plugin was running on sites running on PHP 7.2.
- Fixed: user data and plugin settings was not removed upon uninstall in the Free edition, even when the setting is enabled.
- Fixed an edge case that could cause a wizard to be prompted inside the plugin dashboard, in regards to missing Email Templates content.
- Fixed: an edge case fatal error triggered when the « Remove all plugin data on uninstall » setting is enabled in the Free edition.
Please refer to the plugin changelog for a complete detailed list of what is new, improved and fixed in every update of Melapress Login Security. For a high level overview / highlights about each version update, please refer to the plugin release notes.