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A Walk-Through of the New iThemes Security Plugin

If you missed last week’s iThemes Security launch webinar, here’s the video replay. In this webinar, plugin developer Chris Wiegman offers a walk-through of the 30+ ways iThemes Security (formerly Better WP Security) helps secure your WordPress site.

Topics Covered

  • First steps:  Walk through the important first steps of setting up iThemes Security on your WordPress site
  • Understanding Security Status items: Understanding the high, medium and low priority items displayed in the Security dashboard after activating iThemes Security
  • Settings: Using the Settings tab to customize and activate your security settings for 404 detection, away mode, banned users, brute force protection, strong passwords and more
  • Advanced Settings: Understanding iThemes Security’s more advanced settings like changing the default content directory and database prefix
  • Backups: How to make a basic database backup from the Backups tab
  • Logs: Using the Logs tab to see security information recorded by iThemes Security like invalid login attempts and file change history


  1. Hi,
    The iThemes security video implies there is a free plugin version available for testing before going Pro yet I’m unable to locate a download.

    Please advise.




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