15 Powerful Freemium WordPress Protection Plugins

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 In most cases, WordPress blogs are compromised because their core files and/or plugin are outdated.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.

Wordfence Security
Wordfence Security

2. NinjaFirewall

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.

NinjaFirewall
NinjaFirewall

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.

iThemes Security
iThemes Security

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.

Simple Membership
Simple Membership

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.

WordPress Protection
WordPress Protection

6. Antispam Bee

Say Goodbye zu Spam in deinem Blog. Kostenlos, werbefrei und datenschutzkonform. Für Kommentare und Trackbacks.

Antispam Bee
Antispam Bee

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.

Sucuri Security
Sucuri Security

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.

Sucuri Security - Website Firewall
Sucuri Security – Website Firewall

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.

BulletProof Security
BulletProof Security

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.

All In One WP Security & Firewall
All In One WP Security & Firewall

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.

WP Antivirus Site Protection
WP Antivirus Site Protection

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.

SAR One Click Security
SAR One Click Security

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!

WordPress Simple Firewall
WordPress Simple Firewall

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.

Gauntlet Security
Gauntlet Security

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.

Skt NURCaptcha
Skt NURCaptcha