How to Install the Sucuri Security Plugin

Posted OnAug 25, 2014     CategoryPlugins     CommentsNo comment

Plugin Version: 1.6.5

In this section of the guide to the Sucuri Security plugin, we will show you how to install this plugin.

Installing the Plugin

Step 1) Login to the WordPress Dashboard.

Step 2) On the left-hand sidebar of the Dashboard, navigate to Plugins -> Add New to be taken to the Install Plugins page.


Step 3) In the Search text box enter Sucuri Security.

Step 4) Click the Search Plugins button to locate this plugin.


Step 5) From the Search Results page, click the Install Now hyperlink. When prompted to install this plugin, click the OK button to continue with the installation.


Activating the Plugin

Step 6) Click the Activate Plugin hyperlink.


The Sucuri Security plugin is now installed and can be found on the left-hand sidebar of the Dashboard.


Step 7) Prior to using this plugin, Sucuri requires that you generate API keys for your website. At the top of any menu item in the Dashboard, Sucuri displays a message box with information regarding this. Once the API key has been generated, this message box will disappear.

Step 8) Click the Generate API Key… button to continue.


If successful, a message box will display indicating that your site is now registered with Sucuri.

If unsuccessful, navigate to Settings -> General and make sure that a valid email address was entered in the E-mail Address text box.

The next step of the guide will focus on Using the Sucuri Dashboard to Track Site Activity.



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