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July 29th in Wordpress Plugins by .

Most of us keep our WordPress password for a few months before changing it. But once in a while, you may need a temporary password to access your website from a public computer. Maybe you don’t want certain users to keep their passwords for more than a few days on your site. Whatever the case, these 3 plugins can handle temporary passwords on your website:

wordpress expiry

WordPress Password Expiry: expires password for the selected type of users after the specified number of days. This plugin might be helpful if you are too worried about your member accounts getting hacked. [click to continue…]

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May 1st in Wordpress Plugins by .

Your WordPress password is a very important piece of the puzzle when it comes to keeping your site secure. You should keep your password hidden, especially in public places. But once in a while, you may want to make it visible to yourself. Maybe you don’t want your password to be visible on mobile devices. These two plugins might help in those situations:

passwords

hideShowPassword: lets you toggle password visibility on the WordPress login screen. Useful if you want to see what your password is. [click to continue…]

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January 24th in Wordpress Plugins, Wordpress Tips by .

Many new webmasters I know choose passwords that are too easy to guess and don’t even remember who they have shared their passwords with. Running your website that way is disastrous and could come back to bite you in the future. As a webmaster, you need to enforce a strong password policy and make sure you don’t share your passwords with just anyone. Here are 6 ways to set up a safe password policy for your website:

Login Security

Enforce strong passwords: as a webmaster, you should not have a weak password. You also should not allow your members to have weak passwords. These plugins help you enforce strong passwords across your site. [click to continue…]

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September 11th in Wordpress Plugins by .

Choosing a strong password for your WordPress account is a no brainer. In fact, all the passwords you use online should be very strong unless you want your accounts to get hacked. Not all WordPress webmasters allow their visitors to register for an account but if you do, you need to make sure your members are also using strong passwords. You should also reset and expire passwords every few months to be on the safe side. Here are 3 WordPress plugins you can use to reset WordPress passwords to keep your community secure:

wordpress expiry

WordPress Password Expiry: expires passwords for the selected type of users on your site every few days. Don’t expire passwords too often or you will annoy people. [click to continue…]

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April 12th in Wordpress Plugins by .

Having strong passwords is very important if you want your WordPress community to stay safe against brute force hack attacks. Just hoping for your community members to choose strong passwords won’t cut it though. As a responsible webmaster, you should enforce strong passwords, especially for folks who will have important roles in your community. Here are 3 plugins you can use to enforce strong passwords:

better wp

Better WP Security: it is a powerful plugin that helps you protect your site against hack attacks. It can detect hack attempts and offers backups too. As far as passwords go, it enforces strong passwords for all accounts of a configurable minimum role. [click to continue…]

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