InMotion Hosting Support Center

WordPress by default may not have the wp-content/uploads folder secured with an index page in it. When the wp-content/uploads folder has no index page, the contents of the folder can be viewed through the browser. This article will explain how to install and configure the Secure Folder wp-content/uploads plugin for WordPress.

Installing the Secure Folder wp-acontent/uploads plugin

  1. Log into the WordPress Dashboard.
  2. Go to the plugins and Click Add New. Search for security in the search bar.
  3. Install Secure Folder wp-content/uploads plugin for WordPressFind the "Secure Folder wp-content/upload plugin" and click Install Now.
  4. Activate Secure Folder wp-content/uploads plugin for WordPressClick Activate plugin.
  5. Settings Secure Folder wp-content/uploads plugin for WordPressNow that the plugin is installed, go to Settings > Secure Folder to go to the Secure Folder Plugin Dashboard.
  6. Check Folder Secure Folder wp-content/uploads plugin for WordPressClick the link that says, "Click here to check is your wp-content/uploads folder are open".

    indexing Secure Folder wp-content/uploads plugin for WordPressIf you see an "Index of " page display you will need to run the Secure Folder script.

  7. Claick Secure Folder Secure Folder wp-content/uploads plugin for WordPressGo back to the Secure Folder Plugin in your WordPress Dashboard. Click Secure Folder.

    Secured wp-content/uploads Secure Folder wp-content/uploads plugin for WordPressIf the wp-content/uploads file shows a blank screen then the folder is secured.

Continued Education in Course 205: WordPress security Plugins
You are viewing Section 12: How to install the Secure Folder wp-content/uploads plugin for WordPress
Section 11: Install and Set up the Sucuri Security - SiteCheck Malware Scanner plugin for WordPress
Section 13: How to Install WP-reCAPTCHA in WordPress

Support Center Login

Our Login page has moved, Click the button below to be taken to the login page.

Social Media Login

   
Social Login Joomla

Related Questions

Here are a few questions related to this article that our customers have asked:
Ooops! It looks like there are no questions about this page.
Would you like to ask a question about this page? If so, click the button below!
Ask a Question
n/a Points
2014-08-25 1:25 pm
Yes,It's wonderful working. Thank's amdin

Post a Comment

Name:
Email Address:
Phone Number:
Comment:
Submit

Please note: Your name and comment will be displayed, but we will not show your email address.

1 Questions & Comments

Post a comment

Back to first comment | top

Need more Help?

Search

Ask the Community!

Get help with your questions from our community of like-minded hosting users and InMotion Hosting Staff.

Current Customers

Chat: Click to Chat Now E-mail: support@InMotionHosting.com
Call: 888-321-HOST (4678) Ticket: Submit a Support Ticket

Not a Customer?

Get web hosting from a company that is here to help. Sign up today!