Top 5 WordPress security plugins for your website

Top 5 WordPress security plugins for your website

Even though the WordPress system itself is very secure, hackers and spammers still attack websites that are built on the system, making it important that you secure your client’s websites as much as possible.

As we are sure you are already aware attacks from hackers are becoming even more common, making it increasingly important that websites are as secure as possible. We are sure that as an agency you’ve had some experience in WordPress websites being taken down as they have been attacked by hackers and spammers.

Your number one priority for your customer’s websites should be ensuring that they are secure and measures are in place to prevent unwanted attacks. We understand this may seem like a task however there are a number of plugins available that can do this with just one click!

We have rounded up our top 5 WordPress security plugins that will secure all websites and ensure that hackers and spammers cannot breach the site:

  1. Security Ninja

One of the best security plugins on the market Security Ninja performs 31 security tests including brute-force attacks and testing vulnerabilities and holes. The plugin also carries out 0-day exploit attacks and provides extensive descriptions of the tests included in the system.

  1. Bulletproof Security Pro

With just one click the Bulletproof Security Pro plugin secures the WP-Admin folder and Root website. Providing security against CSRF, Base64, XSS, RFI, SQL Injection and Code Injection hacking trials. A unique feature also enables the site owner to put up a “503 under maintenance page” whilst they work on the security issues.

  1. Anti-Virus for WordPress

Even though WordPress is one of the most widely used content management systems it can also be prone to viruses, worms and malware. Anti-virus for WordPress monitors malicious injections and warns the website owner of any possible attacks.

After carrying out security blocks the plugin send an email to the admin which contains a list of the blocks carried out and a number of white-listed IP addresses.

  1. Wordfence Security

Wordfence security is a free plugin that fully secures your website and can make it up to 50 times faster. By carrying out a deep server-side scan of the source code and comparing this to the original WordPress code it can see where any issues are.

  1. All in One WP Security and Firewall

This plugin is designed and written by experts, making it easy to use and understand. Even though WordPress is a secure system is it always good to have extra security and firewall in place on your website. If there are any vulnerabilities in place this plugin will implement the appropriate fixes and provide a list of issues that have been fixed.

Still not sure what WordPress security plugin is for you?

One of the best aspects of WordPress are that there are so many plugins available however this can also be the downside! With so many options it can be difficult to choose which option is best for your site.

All of the above plugins are ideal for securing your customer’s websites against any potential hackers therefore whichever option you choose their website will still be secure and safe from unexpected attacks.

Codias provide extensive developer assistance on the WordPress system, if you are unsure what security your website needs give us a call and one of our experts will be more than happy to offer advice.