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PressLock

Description

PressLock – Online security made easy

The most effective and reliable WordPress plugin that secures your website with only a few clicks and only one plugin.
Our goal is to offer you a reliable and easy to use solution to help protect your online business against cyber attacks. We have designed this plugin with your safety in mind, so that you don’t have to worry about being hacked.

Status report

  • Provides information related to your current server configuration
  • Compares your server resources with the official WP recommended server requirements
  • Provides information related to your WP install
  • Suggests crucial security measures that must be achieved

Basic scan

  • Monitors, from the time of installation, the integrity of the main WP core files
  • Marks the altered suspicious files for inspection
  • Provides a .txt list with the altered files and the exact location on the server

Learning center

  • Your go to knowledge source for the mandatory info you need to know about your WP site security
  • Tips and Hints about security improvements

SMTP

  • Enable the use of SMTP for all your Email traffic and stay on the safe side of Phishing, Whaling and Spear-Phissing attacks
  • Configure the SMTP account & host that needs to be used
  • Configure SMTP encryption
  • Out of the box feature to test the new SMTP settings

SSL

Automatically reroute traffic through a secure connection, turning all your pages to https://
* SSL – Visitors will be automatically redirected from HTTP to HTTPS for all page, posts and other WP content
* HSTS – Helps to protect your site against protocol downgrade attacks and cookie hijacking. It allows web servers to declare that web browsers should interact with it using only HTTPS connections.

Hide WP Admin

Hide the most common gateways for brute force attackers, making them virtually invisible, so you don’t have to worry about getting hacked
* Configurable custom substitute for admin (/wp-admin)
* Configurable custom substitute for login (/wp-login)
* Configurable custom substitute for register (/wp-login.php?action=register)
* Configurable custom substitute for reset password (/wp-login.php?action=lostpassword)
* Configurable custom substitute for log out (/wp-login.php?action=logout)

Support

Access to our accumulated experience regarding WP maintenance and security.

Installation

In order to secure your website with the help of PressLock, you must use one of the following paths.

Install PressLock directly from WordPress directory:

  1. Log In as an Administrator on your WordPress site.
  2. In the menu displayed on the left, there is a “Plugins” tab. Click it.
  3. Search for „PressLock”.
  4. After the plugin is shown, click Activate “PressLock”
  5. On the left side menu, click on the PressLock menu entry
  6. Register your email address and you are ready to go

Manually install the PressLock plugin:

  1. Log In as an Administrator on your WordPress site.
  2. In the menu displayed on the left, there is a “Plugins” tab. Click it.
  3. Now click “Add New”.
  4. There, you have the “Upload” button. Click the „Upload” button
  5. Upload the press-lock.zip file.
  6. After the upload it’s finished, click Activate Plugin.
  7. On the left side menu, click on the PressLock menu entry
  8. Register your email address and you are ready to go

Reviews

November 18, 2020
We hope that you will love PressLock as much as we do and find it useful and easy to use. Our team has worked their magic to bring you some of the most important security features, previously done by multiple other plugins, into one reliable tool. We invite you give it a try and flag any questions or bugs you may encounter. Constructive feedback is highly appreciated! Take care and be safe! PressLock Team
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Contributors & Developers

“PressLock” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

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Changelog

1.0 – August 22, 2020

  • Initial public release of PressLock Plugin.