By: Prem Tiwari | Last Updated:
Are you a professional WordPress developer, then use a two-way authenticator to protect your WordPress blogs/sites from hackers. In today tutorial, I will explain how to use Google Authenticator to protect your WordPress website, so keep your close atteb\ntion in this tutorial.
The Google Authenticator WordPress plugin gives you an option to add two-factor authentication using the Google Authenticator app for Android/iPhone/Blackberry.
Downlaod latest version of Google Authenticator WordPress plugin from wordpress.org and install it into your WordPress site. If you have just started with WordPress checkout:
After installation of Google Authenticator plugin in your site, click on the activate button to enable the plugin feature.
Now navigate to the Dashboard => Users => Your Profile to go to the Google Authenticator Settings and click on the Active checkbox to active this plugin features. Now download the google authenticator from google play store if you are using the android phone and scan the QR code from your profile page.
It will generate the encrypted password, you need to enter this password when you tried to login into your site admin.
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Prem Tiwari is the founder of FreeWebMentor.com and also a professional developer who has vast experience in PHP and open source technologies. Apart from this, he is a blogger by hobby and also he has been a regular speaker of WordPress sessions in various IT Companies. View all posts by Prem Tiwari