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  1. Torben Heikel Vinther says:

    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 says:

      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).

  2. abdelhafidcom says:

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

    • wpbeginner says:

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

  3. AlbertAlbs says:

    Thanks for sharing this WordPress security information.

  4. ColeRuddick says:

    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!

  5. namaserajesh says:

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

  6. joeytribbiani says:

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

    • merrittsgret says:

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

  7. Alan says:

    Thanks for this!

  8. doug_eike says:

    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!

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