How to use iThemes Security Pro Plugin

    On Managed WordPress and Managed WooCommerce Hosting

    iThemes Security Pro is a security plugin for WordPress which has many built-in features & smart defaults to help secure your site. 

    After the plugin is installed and activated it will add a new menu called Security in your WordPress admin.

    The Security admin menu will show the recommended modules for iThemes Security Pro.

    You can click through each of the recommended modules in iThemes Security Pro to see what the current settings are. You can also read through the iThemes Security Settings documentation to learn more about each setting and what they do.

    However you don’t have to do this, iThemes Security Pro with the default settings will work very well in securing most sites.

    iThemes Security Pro has a number of advanced features (which aren’t available in the free version). 

    iThemes Security Pro will write out security settings to the .htaccess file on the sites server and will make minor changes to the sites wp-config.php file. iThemes Security Pro includes a number of WordPress security tweaks but remember to test these since they might cause plugin or theme issues on your site.

    Once you’re happy with your settings make sure you click save and rest easy knowing your site is protected by both Nexcess & iThemes Security Pro.

    For 24-hour assistance any day of the year, contact our support team by email or through your Client Portal.

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