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How and Why You Should Limit Login Attempts in WordPress



Do you Want to limit login attempts on your WordPress website?

If you limit login attempts on your website, then you can keep hackers from guessing your password and logging into your WordPress site.

In this video, we’ll show you how to easily limit login attempts in WordPress

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Why Should You Limit Login Attempts in WordPress?
A brute force attack is a method that uses trial and error to hack into your WordPress website.

The most common type of brute force attack is password guessing. Hackers use automated software to keeping guessing your login information so they can gain access to your website.

By default, WordPress allows users to enter passwords as many times as they want. Hackers may try to exploit this by using scripts that enter different combinations until they guess the right login.

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Timestamps

00:00 Why you should limit login attempts
00:19 Log into your WordPress dashboard
00:27 Install Limit Login Attempts Reloaded Plugin
00:52 Configure settings to limit logins
01:25 Log out of WordPress
01:31 See what limit login looks like

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Mazi

Mazi has nine years of web development experience with the past five years spent honing his skills with WordPress plugins and themes. He's an expert in WooCommerce and is the author of the Simple Sales Tax plugin, a popular sales tax compliance solution for WooCommerce. Brett understands the importance of excellent communication, prides himself on producing high-quality code, and is comfortable working solo or as part of a team.

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