Do you want to add Two factor Authentication to your WordPress website but do not know How to do it ? keep reading this post. 2FA (Two Factor Authentication) is an extra layer of security used to make sure that people trying to gain access to an online account are who they say they are. First, a user will enter their username and a password. Then, instead of immediately gaining access, they will be required to provide another piece of information.
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How to Integrate 2FA using Two-Factor on WordPress site-:
This very simple and useful plugin for Two Factor Authentication. Install and activate Plugin. To Use the “Two-Factor Options” section under “Users” → “Your Profile” to enable and configure one or multiple two-factor authentication providers for your account: You can Add Two-factor Authentication using following method, you can choose that you are comfortable.
- Email codes
- Time-Based One-Time Passwords (TOTP)
- FIDO Universal 2nd Factor (U2F)
- Backup Codes
- Dummy Method (only for testing purposes)
Using this plugin you can also generate Backup Verification code so that if you lost your Phone. If your website has multiple users that have access to WordPress dashboard you can add authentication method to each user.
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