How To Use AntiVirus To Scan Your WordPress Site?

In this tutorial we are listing some good plugins for those who are more frequent in downloading and installing new themes & plugins, as themes are the weakest point of your website, especially if they are kept inactivated and un-updated on your server. You should know that all malicious content are generally injected to WordPress theme templates by hackers.

Sometime back we have discussed about Wordfence Security which is a free enterprise class security and performance plugin for WordPress. It scans your complete website and keeps you updated for unauthorized changes in your website. Now here are some more:

AntiVirus is a simple, lightweight and effective plugin they scans your theme templates for malicious injections. You can enable automatic everyday site scans and get notifications on your email.

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To use this plugin in your WordPress site, install and activate it. After activation visit your admin area dashboard Settings -> AntiVirus page and click ‘Scan the theme templates now’ button. You can also enable daily malware scan by ticking ‘Check the theme templates for malware’ checkbox. The plugin also provides you another checkbox to enable ‘Malware detection by Google Safe Browsing’.

WP Antivirus Site Protection (by is another good plugin to add more security on your WordPress site. It performs quick server-side scans with deep scanning of all the files and virus/malware detection and removal.

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Kyplex Anti-Malware Service is also a good and easy plugin to keep your WordPress site clean from viruses, malware, webshells. It offers you multiple services like instant website malware scanning, allows you to schedule website virus and malware checks, performs website security vulnerability assessment, configure website and database backups, restore your database tables or individual files, see changes made in your website files and your database, cloud security seal, lets you download full backups of your website etc.

BulletProof Security, another WordPress security plugin is an effective and reliable security plugin like Wordfence Security. It has recently been updated to upcoming WordPress update of 4.0. BulletProof Security Feature Highlights include htaccess Website Security Protection (Firewalls), Login Security & Monitoring, Database Backup, Database Backup Logging, Database Table Prefix Changer, Security Logging, HTTP Error Logging, FrontEnd/BackEnd Maintenance Mode and more.

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