So Far So Good With Limit Login Attempts

It’s been a little while since I’ve installed the Limit Login Attempts plug-in that I’ve reviewed here and so far, it’s worked as advertised. Since May 15th, I’ve had 11 failed attempts to log into the back-end of WPTavern.com. Three of those occurred on July 24th. 10 out of 11 attempts used admin as the user-name while one attempt used a blank user-name field.

I think everyone should have this plug-in installed on their site or something like it. It’s pretty important to be notified of an IP address trying to crack the password into the back-end of your site although I find it odd that I have yet to see a user-name deviate from admin which leads me to believe that the attempts have been made by bots, or some type of automated script.

Who is Jeff Chandler


Jeff Chandler is a WordPress guy in the buckeye state. Contributing writer for WPTavern. Have been writing about WordPress since 2007. Host of the WordPress Weekly Podcast.

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