Installing the iThemes Security WordPress plugin

iThemes Security is an excellent WordPress plugin that will assist you in doing things such as protecting from brute force attacks, automatically backing up your WordPress database, and much more. In this article, we will show you how to easily install the iThemes Security plugin.

    1. First, login to your WordPress dashboard.
    2. Add New Plugin screen

      Now that you are successfully logged in, hover over Plugins on the left side menu and click on Add New.

    3. search for iThemes Security

      On this page, you will see a search box at the top right. Click on it and enter in iThemes Security and press the Enter key on your keyboard to perform the search.

    4. search results page

      You should now see a list of your search results. As we have entered the exact search term, the iThemes Security plugin should be listed as the first search result. To begin the installation, click on Install Now next to the search result.

    5. Plugin installation complete notice

      WordPress will now automatically handle the download and installation of the iThemes Security plugin. Once complete, be sure to click on Activate Plugin to activate it on your current WordPress installation.


Now that you have successfully installed and activated the iThemes Security plugin on your WordPress installation, you can now do things such as schedule database backups, or configure iThemes Security to automatically protect your WordPress site from brute force attacks.

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