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Best security plugins for WordPress: Best List

Best security plugins for WordPress: Best List
I have been using many plugins in my previous website which was on WordPress platform. There were some plugins that suited best for security of WordPress website. Here in this post I am going to disclose the list of best security plugins for WordPress which will protect your website from hacking and other security threats.

Here is the list of top security plugins for WordPress: 🙂
  1. Better WP Security

This is the best security plugin that you can rely on. It helps in overall security of your website. It is an all in one action pack which removes all fear of threats to your website. 
It has following functions:
  • It helps in removing the meta “Generator” tag
  • Change the URL’s for WordPress dashboard as well as login admin
  • Completely turn off the ability to login for a given time period.
  • Change the WordPress database table prefix.
  • Change wp-content path.
  • Scan your site to instantly tell where vulnerabilities are and fix them.
  • Ban troublesome BOT.
  • Prevent brute force.
  • Removes RSD header information.
  • Removes login error message
  • Strengthen server security of your website
  • Detect hidden 404 errors on your site that can affect your SEO such as bad links, missing images, etc.
  • Backup and email database after a fix interval of time.
  • Show’s you the places from where hacking is tried.
  • And many more such great functions.



Always make a backup of your website, before applying the security plugins to your website. As if any mistake is done during installation and applying changes, it may affect adversely your website.
Isn’t this plugin damn Good 😉

2. Bullet Proof Security Plugin

This is another effective plugin that protects your website from wanted threats. This security plugin works on the .htaccess files. These codes are processed before every other code. Hackers are stopped by this plugin by effective way. The use of .htaccess files help in detecting any problem before it reaches the php code of the website.
Here are the functions of this plugin:
  • This plugin protects against XSS, RFI, CRLF, CSRF, Base64.
  • It saves website from Code Injection and SQL Injection hacking attempts.
  • It protects wp-config.php, bb-config.php, php.ini, php5.ini, install.php and readme.html with .htaccess security protection, Security Logging, HTTP Error Logging. 
  • It has one-click Website Maintenance Mode (HTTP 503).
  • It checks DB errors off, file and folder permissions check, System Info: PHP, MySQL, OS, Server, Memory Usage, IP, SAPI, DNS, Max Upload. Built-in .htaccess file editing, uploading and downloading.
  • It provides you with one-click .htaccess WordPress security protection.
It is all in one plugin for your security. I recommend this plugin for your use in the WordPress. This plugin has a great ranking in the security plugins. 

3. Wordfence Security


  • This security plugin include a firewall, anti-virus scanning, malicious URL scanning and live traffic including crawlers.
  • Monitor your DNS security for unauthorized DNS changes.
  • Scans for many known backdoors.
  • Rate limit or block security threats like aggressive crawlers, scrapers and bots doing security scans for vulnerabilities in your site.
  • Checks the strength of all user and admin passwords.
  • It has firewall to block common security threats like fake Google bots.
  • It provides malicious scans from hackers and botnets.
These are the list of best security plugins that I would recommend for you there are many other plugins that also may help you in providing security for your website, But in my point of view these plugins are the best and sufficient for providing a good security form unwanted threats to your website.
Here is another post that will guide you to the best SEO plugin for your WordPress website.
Best SEO plugin 2013

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Originally posted 2013-04-24 06:59:00.

About Vishal Sharma

Hi`i' m +Vishal, a Search Engine optimizer, internet marketer, web designer, affiliate marketer & founder of this blog. I love to learn and share new things. For any query or help you can contact me at any time.

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