A great security plugin to use is the WordPress MVIS Security Center plugin. This plugin give you access to security information within your WordPress Dashboard. Below will show you how to install and configure the MVIS Security Center plugin for WordPress.

Steps to set up the MVIS Security Center

  1. Log into the WordPress Dashboard.
  2. Go to the plugins and Click Add New.

    In the search bar, search for security.

  3. Install the WordPress MVIS Security Center pluginFind the MVIS Security Center plugin in the list.

    Click Install Now.


  4. Activate the WordPress MVIS Security Center pluginOnce finished click the Activate Plugin Link.
  5. WordPress MVIS Security Center plugin linkYou will now see a Security Center link.

    Click Security Center.

  6. Continue the WordPress MVIS Security Center plugin configurationCheck both the "I agree . . ." and the "I allow . . ." check boxes and click Continue.

    View of the WordPress MVIS Security Center plugin DashboardNow you will see the options to view your security information for your WordPress site.

MVIS Security Center options

Go to updates WordPress MVIS Security Center pluginThe below sections will explain some of the basic functionality of the MVIS Security Center plugin for WordPress. You can click the Go to update button at the bottom of the Update check to see the available options for the plugin.

Update Check

Update Check WordPress MVIS Security Center pluginThe Update Check will show your your current WordPress, PHP, and MySQL versions. This section also scans for outdated plugins, and themes. In the image to the right, you can see that the Custom Community theme is out of date. The old version and the new version of the theme will show in the list.

User Check

User Check WordPress MVIS Security Center pluginThe user check will show any users that may have a security risk. In this case, the snapshot on the right shows the Admin user is yellow and needs configuring for security.

Core Check

Core Check WordPress MVIS Security Center pluginThe core system check scans the server for Files, Backend system, and System configuration settings. You can evaluate your file permissions, and PHP-settings within the MVIS Security Center plugin.

Bonus Check

Bonus Check WordPress MVIS Security Center pluginThe Bonus check area is for extra features within the MVIS Security Center plugin You can get local computer, web server, network security, backup and monitoring security information within the bonus section..

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