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  • Torben Heikel Vinther

    Sounds like a good and simple plugin, but why not use Better WP Security instead? BWS has a whole section about Limit Login Attempts AND many other security issues in one single plugin! In addition BWS was last updated 2013-8-24. Limit Login Attempts hasn’t been updated since 2012-6-1!

    • Editorial Staff

      Torben, there are a lot of plugins that offers this functionality. Limit Login Attempts is a simple plugin that does one thing and does it real well. That’s not to say that BWS is a bad solution. It’s a very good solution (over 1 million downloads on the plugin already proves that).

  • abdelhafidcom

    what about login lookdown plugin ? is it useful ? should i replace with this plugin ?

    • wpbeginner

      @abdelhafidcom That’s also good. It does the same thing. It just hasn’t been updated in a while.

  • AlbertAlbs

    Thanks for sharing this WordPress security information.

  • ColeRuddick

    Excellent tip! As WordPress is the most widely used platform out there now, site security should be something all users are taking seriously and this plugin is a great help. Thanks for sharing!

  • namaserajesh

    Agree with you, Limit Login Attempts is very good plugin to protect our WordPress blog.

  • joeytribbiani

    I prefer Login Lock. It is officially compatible up to version 3.3.1

    • merrittsgret

       @joeytribbiani Login Lock effectively blocked everyone out of my site recently.  I’m switching to Limit Login Attempts.

  • Alan

    Thanks for this!

  • doug_eike

    I’ve been looking for ways to protect my blog, and your plugin suggestion looks as if it might be helpful. I’ll take a look at it. Thanks!