Multi-Factor Authentication feature verifies the identity of users who login to your site - i.e. they are who they say they are. 

How to use Multi-Factor Authentication feature

You can use this feature to:

  • Enable Multi-Factor Authentication - When enabled, all multi-factor authentication methods will be applied to a user login.
  • Set the Multi-Factor By-Pass - A user can by-pass Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) for the set number of days.

Note: If your host blocks email sending you may lock yourself out. If that happens, please read the guide here.


For more information on multi-factor authentication for WordPress, read the blog article here.


Note: Multi-Factor By-Pass (2FA "Remember Me") is a premium feature and only available to Pro subscribers. To find out what the extra features for Shield Pro are, read the article here.