YOU MADE IT, WE KEEP IT SAFE!
Protect your WordPress with malware scans; block bots & suspicious IPs. Get a complete WordPress security toolkit for free or as a pro plugin. SecuPress is GDPR compliant.
What’s the difference between free and pro version?
If you are proactive, our free WordPress security plugin is a great choice! No time to activate weekly scans? Then SecuPress pro is the way to go. Our plugin takes care of everything with automated tasks.
Here are some of our most popular features:
- Anti Brute Force login
- Blocked IPs
- Security alerts (1)
- Malware Scan (1)
- Block country by geolocation (1)
We have included some features you won’t find in most WordPress security plugins:
- Protection of Security Keys
- Block visits from Bad Bots
- Vulnerable Plugins & Themes detection (1)
- Security Reports in PDF format (1)
How will you know it works?
Well, we have a dedicated security scanner that will give you a clear security grade and report for your website. This way, you’ll know exactly what to fix.
SecuPress is the only plugin with a full scanner able to fix the issues for you. And when it requires a decision from you, it will ask you before proceeding. With this feature, you can check 35 security points in 5 minutes and let us take care of the rest.
Once done, you get a security grade that gives you a clear idea of what your security level is. You can export this analysis in PDF format to share with others (clients or colleagues) (1).
Users & Login
This feature is the easiest way to make sure your users’ data is protected and to keep their accounts from being compromised. With this feature you can limit the number of bad login attempts, ban non-existing usernames login attempts and set a non-login time slot. SecuPress also makes sure you can avoid double logins and control your sessions.
SecuPress also adds a 2FA (Two Factor Authentication) because it’s almost a mandatory feature when it comes to WordPress security!
The plugin also gives you greater user and password control as you can set:
- Password lifetimes for your users.
- Enforce strong password use.
- Forbid the use of vague usernames like www or admin.
Tired of bots finding your WordPress login page? Finally, don’t let bots find your login page, just move it with the famous Move Login plugin, now included in SecuPress.
Plugins and Themes
SecuPress helps you detect themes and plugins that are vulnerable or that have been tampered with to include malicious code. If you install one of these, your security module will send out an email alert and give you a warning in WordPress.
SecuPress takes security further by limiting plugin activation, deactivation, installation and removal in your production (live) website. Plugin and theme uploads via .zip files will be on lockdown as well to block off this easy hacking route.
SecuPress reinforces the WordPress Core to keep it safe. The security plugin optimizes what’s under the hood to secure the config file by setting the proper parameters.
SecuPress secures content in many ways:
- The plugin secures WordPress Endpoints and APIs by blocking bad requests for XML-RPC or REST API.
- It blocks bad bots with its Robots Blackhole feature.
- It provides an anti-hotlink feature to preserve your bandwidth.
- The plugin packs 7 anti-disclose security modules to make sure no precious information is available to hackers in your PHP or WordPress itself.
- Profile and SecuPress settings pages are password protected to keep sensitive information away from prying eyes.
- SecuPress is one of the most efficient WordPress bouncer you’ll ever see!
- The plugin blocks malicious incoming requests.
- It blocks bad User Agents (no bad crawlers allowed).
- Bad requests methods also get the boot in a single click.
- URLs are kept in check: no bad URL contents.
- SQL injection scanners are kept out as well.
- Brute force attempts are stopped in their tracks.
- GeoIP Blocking by country gives you more control over your traffic.
SecuPress has a unique malware scan developed by our security experts. It hunts down bad files and provides you with an easy step-by-step report that lets you take action. It looks into:
- Bad files in your FTP.
- Your uploads folder for dangerous files.
- Potential phishing attempts via
We know firsthand how painful it is to pick up the pieces after an attack damages your WordPress. SecuPress preserves your data to help you avoid lost content or settings if your website comes under attack. The plugin backs up your database and files and lets you download them to guarantee you peace of mind.
Did you know that 60% of the traffic on the Internet is generated by bots? Most of them happen to be spam bots. We developed our own anti-spam system that works quietly in the background. Just activate it and enjoy a spam free experience.
Alerts are an essential tool when your website is under attack. When something important happens on your website, SecuPress will send you an alert via email. We’re working on alerts via SMS, Slack & Twitter as well.
You also receive a daily report that provides a debrief of the attempted attack and all the activities blocked by SecuPress.
Scheduled Security Tasks
SecuPress can run 3 separate scheduled tasks for you. It’s like having a security patrol on your WordPress.
Scheduled Scanner: SecuPress scans your website to detect any issues. After the scan is complete, you get a report in your inbox outlining any actions you have to take to protect your website.
Scheduled Backup: our team knows that everyone at one time or another forgets to back things up. We made it an automatic task to help ensure you always can recover from an attack with your content safe.
Scheduled Malware Scan: this security feature scans your website at regular intervals to hunt down any malware that may have gotten into your WordPress.
SecuPress will keep a log of important security activities and 404 pages triggered by users, bots or even Chuck Norris. This lets you keep an eye on what’s going on in your WordPress at any time. You can also control banned IPs from this option.
(1) Available in the Pro Version.
(SecuPress est une extension de sécurité WordPress française)
It’s important to delete all other security plugins before activating SecuPress.
- Upload the plugin files to the
/wp-content/plugins/secupressdirectory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
- Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress.
- Use the SecuPress->Settings screen to configure the plugin.
What does SecuPress do, exactly?
SecuPress is a plugin for WordPress sites which enables better security without sacrificing usability. It’s easy to use for you and hard to hack for pirates. First, SecuPress will scan your site, looking for vulnerabilities and provide a report detailing how to harden your WordPress. possible security improvements. The majority of recommendations are easy to implement by checking a box; very few will require a manual setup.
What makes SecuPress better than any other security plugin?
SecuPress protects your website on multiple fronts: anti spam, double authentication. The best feature for users remains how easy to use this plugin is. You don’t need to be an experienced technician to use and secure your WordPress like an expert!
Our security alarms hosted on our servers supply daily data about the most recent vulnerable plugins and themes. This allows you to always be aware and safe.
Is SecuPress compatible with multisites installation?
Yes, SecuPress can be activated for all your sub-sites, just activate it from your main network site.
Is SecuPress compatible with all web hosters?
Yes, SecuPress is compatible with all web hosters like o2switch, OVH, Siteground, BlueHost, PlanetHoster, WP Engine or GoDaddy? If you encounter an issue, do not hesitate to contact our support team.
Is SecuPress compatible with all caching plugins like WP Rocket, WP Fastest Cache, W3 Total Cache, WP Super Cache?
Yes, SecuPress is compatible with all WordPress caching plugins. If you encounter an issue, do not hesitate to contact our support team.
Is SecuPress compatible with all multilingual plugins like WeGlot, PolyLang, WPML, qTranslate?
Yes, SecuPress is compatible with all multilingual WordPress plugins. If you have an issue, please get in touch with us and let us know!
Is SecuPress compatible with all server engines like Apache, Nginx, IIS7?
Yes, SecuPress is compatible with all server engines. If you encounter an issue, do not hesitate to contact our support team.
Is SecuPress compatible with other security plugins like WordFence, iThemes Security, Bullet Proof Security?
The answer is no. SecuPress is not compatible with another security plugin. Just like two caching plugins do not make your website faster, two security plugins do not make your WordPress more secure. Security rules tend to be overwritten or conflict with other rules if two security plugins are installed. This can cause errors on your website and is not recommended.
Contributors & Developers
“SecuPress Free — WordPress Security” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.Contributors
“SecuPress Free — WordPress Security” has been translated into 3 locales. Thank you to the translators for their contributions.
Interested in development?
- 03 January 2022
- New#930: Scan for @include as a malware in wp-config.php only (known for that)
- New#932: Add support for .php .phtml files in malware scanner
- New#937: New option to force FTP creds when adding a theme or plugin, see “Disable .zip uploads” in “Plugins & Themes” module page
- Improvement#455: Add filters to all our email subject and messages. Search for “secupress.mail.”
- Improvement#954: Better filetree for both free and pro version. No more /core, /inc, no more 2 uninstall files, no more weird file inclusions.
- Improvement#885: remove FaceBook share button
- Improvement#931: Do not log 404 that are redirected by SEO plugins
- Improvement#935: Support MemberPress to prevent login out of passwordless when activated
- Improvement#958: Update zxcvbnphp lib
- Fix#889: files from core still show themes as diff files
- Fix#944: PHP Notice: Undefined variable: ip in/core/functions/ip.php on line 59
- Fix#945: Uncaught Error: Object of class stdClass could not be converted to string in /core/modules/plugins-themes/tools.php:174
- Fix#946: PHP Fatal error: Uncaught Error: Call to a member function views() on null in /core/classes/common/class-secupress-logs-list.php:165
- Fix#947: set_time_limit() is forbidden on infomaniak, leads to fatal error in PHP8+
- Fix#948: Whitelabel is not displaying a plugin author url in settings
- Fix#949: missing subfolder in secupress_bad_file_extensions_get_regex_pattern
- Fix#950: i18n files showing up in core file differences
- Fix#951: “toggle all” checkbox in “file core diff” does not work
- Fix#950: i18n files showing up in core file differences
- Fix#955: PHP Fatal error: Uncaught TypeError: count(): Argument #1 ($value) must be of type Countable|array, null given in /core/admin/multisite/settings.php:96
- Fix#957: Move Login can still disclose the login page when registration is disabled.