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To secure your WordPress website from attackers and those who can compromise the site, you ca install the WangGaurd Security plugin for WordPress. Below are the steps to install and activate the WangGaurd security plugin.

Installing and Activating the WangGaurd plugin

  1. Log into the WordPress Dashboard.
  2. Go to plugin's and click Add New. Search for "Wang" in the search.
  3. Install WangGaurd security plugin for WordPressFind WangGaurd in the list and click Install Now.
  4. Activate WangGaurd security plugin for WordPressClick Activate Plugin.
  5. WangGaurd security plugin for WordPress DashboardNavigate to the WangGaurd link on the left.
  6. Get API key WangGaurd security plugin for WordPressIn order to use WangGaurd Security you will need to get the Free API key. Click the Get your API key here link.
  7. Register WangGaurd security plugin for WordPressRegister at the WangGaurd site to get the free API key.
  8. Activate the Account WangGaurd security plugin for WordPressYou will receive an email from WangGaurd with a link to activate your account. Click the link in the email.
  9. API key for WangGaurd security plugin for WordPressCopy the API key from the WangGaurd site.
  10. Update WangGaurd security plugin for WordPressPaste the API code in the WangGaurd configuration nd click Update options.

    Verified WangGaurd security plugin for WordPressYou will have a Your key has been verified! notice.

    Configuration WangGaurd security plugin for WordPressNow you can begin configuring your WangGaurd security plugin.

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Continued Education in Course 205: WordPress security Plugins
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Section 6: Installing the Simple Security WordPress plugin.
Section 8: How to install and use the Security Ninja Lite WordPress plugin

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