In this post, you will learn how to how to configure the iThemes Security plugin properly for your WordPress blog to increase the security level.
So first, install the iThemes Security plugin.
After that go to iThemes Security settings –
Now click on the Secure Site –
In the next, click on the Redirect HTTP Requests to HTTPS, and then Activate Network Brute Force Protection. But, if your site doesn’t have the SSL Certificate, then you will not see the Redirect HTTP option.
After that close the security check modal.
Configure iThemes Security plugin properly
1. Global Settings
Find the following options in the global settings and add the same value as below, then save the settings.
- Days to Keep Database Logs = 30
- Days to Keep File Logs = 60
2. 404 Detection
Enable the 404 Detection –
3. Banned Users
Open the Banned Users setting –
After that, check on the Default Ban List, then save settings.
4. System Tweaks
Enable the System System Tweaks and then click configure settings –
After that, find the following settings and check on it and then click save settings.
- System Files
- Directory Browsing
- PHP in Uploads
5. WordPress Tweaks
Open the WordPress Tweaks settings –
After that, check on the Comment Spam and save the settings.
Read also: Configure Yoast SEO Properly.