Without a doubt, for a self-hosted blog, WordPress is the best blog CMS that you can get. If you are running a WordPress-powered website, its security should be your primary concern. In most cases, WordPress blogs are compromised because their core files and/or plugin are outdated. Here, I have listed some cool free protection Plugins for wordpress that you can use to secure WordPress blog.
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1. Wordfence Security
Wordfence starts by checking if your site is already infected. We do a deep server-side scan of your source code comparing it to the Official WordPress repository for core, themes and plugins.
NinjaFirewall (WP edition) is a true Web Application Firewall. Although it can be installed and configured just like a plugin, it is a stand-alone firewall that sits in front of WordPress.
3. iThemes Security
iThemes Security works to fix common holes, stop automated attacks and strengthen user credentials. With one-click activation for most features, as well as advanced features for experienced users, iThemes Security can help protect any WordPress site.
4. Simple Membership
A flexible, well-supported, and easy-to-use WordPress membership plugin for offering free and premium content from your WordPress site. The simple membership plugin lets you protect your posts and pages so only your members can view the protected content.
5. WordPress Protection
WordPress Protection Plugin provides complete security for your wordpress website, so that the plagiarists could not copy the content and steal data or images from your wordpress site Pages.
6. Antispam Bee
Say Goodbye zu Spam in deinem Blog. Kostenlos, werbefrei und datenschutzkonform. Für Kommentare und Trackbacks.
7. Sucuri Security
Sucuri Inc is a globally recognized authority in all matters related to website security, with specialization in WordPress Security. The Sucuri Security WordPress Security plugin is free to all WordPress users. It is a security suite meant to complement your existing security posture.
8. Sucuri Security – Website Firewall
Sucuri Inc is a globally recognized authority in all matters related to website security, with specialization in WordPress Security. This security plugin extends the management of the Website Firewall, making it available to you in your WordPress dashboard.
9. BulletProof Security
BulletProof Security uses a one-click setup method vs breaking up options and settings into multiple separate different options and settings. One-click is used figuratively and not literally. One-click is the concept where several tasks are performed with one-click of a button.
10. All In One WP Security & Firewall
WordPress itself is a very secure platform. However, it helps to add some extra security and firewall to your site by using a security plugin that enforces a lot of good security practices. The All In One WordPress Security plugin will take your website security to a whole new level.
11. WP Antivirus Site Protection
WP Antivirus Site Protection is the security plugin to prevent/detect and remove malicious viruses and suspicious codes. It detects: backdoors, rootkits, trojan horses, worms, fraudtools, adware, spyware and etc.
12. SAR One Click Security
There’s a lot of WordPress security plugins with many many options and pages to setup. And that is fine if you know what to do. But most of the times, you don’t need so much or simply you’re not sure about what to set or not.
13. WordPress Simple Firewall
The only WordPress security plugin with a WordPress-independent security key to protects itself. Blocks all web requests to the site that violate the firewall rules with easy setup!
14. Gauntlet Security
The Gauntlet Security plugin shows you ways you can make your WordPress site more secure. It does not make changes to your database or to any of your files and it should be compatible with all other security plugins.
15. Skt NURCaptcha
NURCaptcha stands for New User Register Captcha. It has been designed for anyone who wishes to allow free registration of new users for a WP site, but want to keep bots outside. Skt NURCaptcha is easy to install and doesn’t slow down your site. It is called into action just at the moment the “Register for This Site” form is requested.