As a consequence, there are a number of security plugins in the WordPress directory. By far the most popular: WordFence. With more than a million active installs, the majority of users seem to prefer this solution to all others.
Deservedly so? That’s what we want to find out. In this detailed WordFence review, we take an in-depth look at the security plugin in terms of setup, features and user friendliness. Want to find out if it really is the best WordPress security plugin? Then tag along.
Wordfence is by far the most popular WordPress security plugin and deservedly so. Even the free version offers loads of features to keep WordPress sites safe and off spam lists. From an extensive security audit over a full-featured firewall to heaps of additional options, the plugin will do its best to keep hackers and other shady individuals at bay.
From a user point of view, you can learn where threats to your site originate and have plenty of options to make the plugin work according to their needs.
Of course, that doesn’t deny that security is a complex topic. Even if Wordfence is very much “set it and forget it”, to get the most out of the plugin, users will have to do a bit of work.
So, is it truly the best WordPress security plugin? Well, users definitely seem to think so and there is little in this review that would contradict them