WordPress has been an excellent tool and is loved by millions of people around the world. It is easy to use, it is super friendly, it has great SEO using which anyone can easily start their personal blog, a professional blog, e-commerce, affiliate marketing, and many more facilities.
As it is growing, hackers are trying more hard to hack this awesome tool and destroy your personal space and the first thing they do is try to hack it through your login page which is WordPress’s standard login page wp-login.php which almost everyone knows about it, it’s not a secret.
To prevent this people usually use paid plugins to secure the login page some people change the URL completely which is great because now it is an extra layer of security for hackers to find the URL for login.
You can also add login limits so that a hacker does not have a chance to attempt multiple times. What you can do is, have limited login attempts and if the limit exceeds, lock the user for a certain amount of time. Thay way, it will be frustrating for the guy who does not have a password, and most probably the guy will lose his will to hack into your site.
There are a couple of WordPress plugins that can achieve this facility which worrying you to hire a developer and charge you a ton of money because these plugins are free to use.
Sharp Login is a great plugin because it gives us some great functionalities out of the box which are listed down below:
- Change Login URL
- Add Logo to your login page
- Change background image of your login page
- Limit login attempts
- Give a certain time for which you want to lock the user if he/she exceeds login atemp limits
This is great for those how want to have some simple security checks on and keep their blog’s data secure from hack attempts