There are various two factor authentication plugins available for WordPress, such types of plugins generally ask you to type some extra security keys on login page before you can login to your website.
You already know about popular BP Profile as Homepage plugin that simply redirects logged in BuddyPress users to their profile page and forces them to be there even if they try to move to HomePage, just like Facebook. This tutorial is on a new BuddyPress plugin Home Page To BP Profile + Privacy that redirects logged in users from home to profile plus it also adds post & page privacy features.
Blue Captcha is a powerful and customized captcha plugin that protects your WordPress site from unwanted spams and persons. The plugin is easy to setup and activate high protection against spammers, bots etc.
WordPress is the most popular CMS and hence one of the most targeted system for brute force attacks. A Brute force attack consists of systematically checking all possible keys or passwords until it gets to correct one.
AndroCaptcha is a free and easy to use plugin that allows you to add Android like captcha in WordPres. The plugin activates captcha like you use in android lock screen where you have to match the pattern from given image.
You can make your WordPress site users to login from only single device at one time. This not only increases the security of your WordPress site but you can stop your users from sharing their login credentials with others especially if you are running a paid membership website.
You can easily turn your WordPress blog into a private diary for writing your personal day-to-day activities etc. DiaryPress is a free WordPress plugin which is designed to transform your blog to operate like a diary by keeping it private.
You can keep full post, page or a few lines visible only to your registered site users whereas display a Login to Readmore link for other site visitors.
So first install and activate the new WordPress plugin Login to read more. After activation you can simply enclose your text inside [auth] & [/auth] as shown in the following example:
[auth]This content will display for registered users only[/auth]
How it works ?
Text enclosed in shortcode tags shows up a login to readmore button to non-logged in users of your website. The button link directs them to wp-login page and if they are registered site users they can simply login and the plugin will redirect them to the content they were trying to read.
WordPress plugin repository has a new login logo plugin that lets you use a custom login logo without any need to copy-paste logo path or manually upload logo image via FTP. You can easily select a custom login logo with a custom height directly from your admin area dashboard.
Botnet Attack Blocker is the new WordPress plugin that blocks distributed botnet brute-force attacks. The specialty of this plugin is that it lets you add all important blocking conditions in the most simplest form. The plugin is even very easy for all new WordPress site owners who doesn’t know much about brute force, WordPress security and plugin usage etc.
Uber Login Logo is new WordPress plugin that provides you the most easiest way to try new logos in your WordPress login in seconds. There are no complicated configuration settings, the plugin is only for placing your own logo in pace of default WordPress login logo.
zM Ajax Login & Register, is new WordPress plugin with which you can easily create a custom login and registration forms and display them using the shortcodes [ajax_login], [ajax_register] or you can use modal boxes in the “Advanced Usage” settings. Install and activate it, after activation visit Dashboard -> Settings -> AJAX Login & Register page and select your options.
Using new I-Agree (BETA Release) WordPress plugin you can add custom text, links etc like terms and conditions which needs to be ticked before to make login from WordPress login screen. The plugin text is customizable, you can add all text there on login box or create a new Terms & Conditions page, copy its link and add there as shown in the following screenshot.
You can set WordPress to approve or reject user registrations after admin review. WP Approve User is a free WordPress plugin that works in almost all WordPress versions. After activation it allows you to approve or unapprove user registrations and when you unapprove any user he gets blocked from access WordPress admin area dashboard.
New WordPress plugin allows you to remove ”Remember Me” option present in WordPress Login Screen form. ”Remember Me” option lets your website members to stay logged in to your site by ticking its check box present in WP Login Page. This is very helpful feature of WordPress that saves time when someone is accessing your website from his private machine. At the same time this feature is very risky incase someone access your website from public computer (like Internet Cafe, Airport, Hotesls etc) and forgets to log out from your website. As a result he stays logged in for next two weeks unless he signs-out or clears the web browser’s history.