All In One WP Security And Firewall Plugin


All In One WP Security And Firewall Plugin helps you setup this great and powerful plugin which covers and protects many WordPress areas.

Last Updated: November 29, 2017


WordPress is still one of the most popular CMS platforms in 2017. This also means that more hackers are going to try and break into your site. Lucky for you All In One WP Security and Firewall is here to protect your site. It has been designed and developed to protect your site from hackers and more.

AIOWPS plugin is designed to help those who don’t have any knowledge of security and have no idea how to protect their site using a security plugin. Taking that into consideration and thinking about the users, the developers decided to add instructions and information next to each option in the plugin settings. This allows you to read information about any feature before you enable that feature.

The menu below is a lists all the tabs available in the plugins admin menu for you to edit and enable. Each link takes you to a tutorial that provides you with step by step instructions. The instructions will help you and guide you.

When you enable a security feature a score is added. The score lets you know by how much your site is currently protected according to the security features you have enabled in the plugin. The menu also has a troubleshooting link. This helps you troubleshoot issues you might run into especially when you enable intermediate and advance security features.

All In One WP Security And Firewall Plugin

All In One WP Security & Firewall version 4.3.1 Changelog

  • Improved white list directives to cater for Apache 2.4 and earlier versions.
  • Added 3 filters for the manual account registration approval email: aiowps_register_approval_email_subject, aiowps_register_approval_email_msg, aiowps_register_approval_email_from_name
  • Added configuration option to allow custom firewall rules to be applied at beginning of all rules applied by aiowps.
  • Changed record insertions to DB table aiowps_failed_logins to store the full IP address instead of IP range.

When you log into your WordPress admin panel click on WP Security found on your left hand side. This will see the menu list displayed in the image.

The following menu allows you to manage and set up the following tabs. Some tabs have a total number next to them. This number is added after you have completed and saved your settings. The total will show up in your Dashboard Security Strength Meter.

Total count in the meter is 500 points.

  • Dashboard
  • Settings = 5 points
  • User Accounts = 20 points
  • User Login = 25 points
  • User Registration = 50 points
  • Database Security = 30 points
  • Filesystem Security = 40 points
  • WHOIS lookup
  • Blacklist Manager = 15 points
  • Firewall = 135 points
  • Brute Force = 125 points
  • Spam Prevention = 30 + 5 more when BuddyPress is installed and activated.
  • Scanner = 20 points
  • Maintenance
  • Miscellaneous (Added in version 3.7.4)


All In One WP Security And Firewall Tutorials: 

  1. Dashboard
  2. Settings
  3. User Accounts
  4. User login
  5. User Registration
  6. Database Security
  7. Filesystem Security
  8. Whois Lookup
  9. Firewall Rules
  10. Brute Force
  11. Spam Prevention
  12. Scanner
  13. Maintenance
  14. Delete Spam
  15. Pingback Protection Settings
  16. Custom Rules
  17. Allow Unlock Request
  18. Troubleshooting

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I hope the above information helps you to protect your website and more. If you have any questions and or need some help, you can contact me via my contact form above. You can also hire my services to help you troubleshoot this plugin and or other issues you are having with your WordPress website.


Manuel Ballesta RuizManuel Ballesta Ruiz is a web developer, Blogger and WordPress Enthusiast.