How to Install the Wordfence Security Plugin

Posted OnJun 16, 2014     CategoryPlugins, Users & Security     CommentsNo comment

Plugin Version: 5.1.1

The first step of the guide to the Wordfence Security WordPress plugin will show you how to install the Plugin.

Installing the Plugin

Step 1) Login to the WordPress Dashboard.

Step 2) On the Left-hand sidebar of the Dashboard, head to Plugins and then Add New to be taken to the search page.


Step 3) Type Wordfence into the search box and hit Search Plugins.


Step 4) Wordfence Security is the first option on the Search Results screen. Hit Install Now to install the plugin.


Activating the Plugin

Step 5) On the next screen, activate the plugin with the button shown below.


Step 6) Wordfence Security is now installed. A pop-up will give you the option to take a tour and add an email address for updates and alerts. It is recommended that you take up both of these options as they can save you time setting it up later.


The next step of the guide will focus on How to Setup the Wordfence Security Options.


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