Feature Module: WordPress Lockdown

What is the WP Lockdown module?
The Shield Security plugin is composed of several modules. The WP Lockdown is one of its modules. This module helps secure-up certain loosely-controlled Wor...
Mon, 6 Jul, 2020 at 1:00 PM
The WordPress System Lockdown options explanations
The WordPress System Lockdown feature's purpose is to lockdown certain core WordPress system features. Recommendation: This depends on your usage a...
Wed, 14 Feb, 2018 at 3:43 PM
What are the implications of disabling the WordPress XML-RPC system?
If the XML-RPC option within the WordPress System Lockdown feature is disabled, you should be aware of the certain implications. Here's what may be...
Fri, 13 Oct, 2017 at 4:00 PM
What are the Permissions and Access feature options?
Permissions and Access feature provides finer control of certain WordPress permissions. The options available are as follows: Disable File Editing - ...
Mon, 15 Jan, 2018 at 6:14 PM
How does Disable File Editing option work?
By default, WordPress offers administrators the option to directly edit the PHP files for plugins and themes. While this is convenient, it is a security...
Fri, 13 Oct, 2017 at 4:05 PM
How does Force SSL Admin option work?
Managing WordPress over a non-secure web connections is inherently a security risk, because your authenticated user session is transmitted within your cooki...
Wed, 14 Feb, 2018 at 3:47 PM
The WordPress Obscurity options explanations
The WordPress Obscurity feature obscures certain WordPress settings from public view. Note: Obscurity is not true security and so the following settings...
Wed, 29 Apr, 2020 at 9:24 AM
Feature Explained: Force SSL Login
NOTE: This option has been removed since Shield v5.4.3+ as it has been deprecated from WordPress core itself. Submitting login details over non-se...
Mon, 18 Sep, 2017 at 11:32 AM
How to automatically block XML-RPC brute force amplification attacks against WordPress
XML-RPC is enabled by default in WordPress because it helps connecting your WordPress site with web and mobile apps. However because of it’s powerful natur...
Fri, 20 Mar, 2020 at 10:31 AM