This plugin adds an additional layer of security to your WordPress website by adding a basic authentication HTTP to the wp-admin and wp-login pages. This means that before accessing these pages, users will be prompted to enter a username and password. This can help to prevent unauthorized access to your website’s backend.
This plugin was developed by Evolurise (https://www.evolurise.com/)
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License, version 2, as published by the Free Software Foundation. This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.
You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA.
Upload the plugin to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
Go to the plugin settings page and configure the username and password that you want to use for the basic authentication.
Save the settings and test the plugin by attempting to access the wp-admin or wp-login pages.
How do I change the username and password for the basic authentication?
You can change the username and password for the basic authentication by going to the plugin settings page and updating the relevant fields.
Will this plugin work on my WordPress website?
This plugin has been tested with WordPress 3.0 and above, and should work on any website that meets this requirement.
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