Make your WordPress Site Most Secure with Single Sign On
As we know, WordPress website has a public login page, it can be possible for someone to sign in to your site by guessing your password via repeated trial and error method. To make more secure your WordPress site, it is therefore suggested that you password-protect the WordPress admin folder and also use 2-factor authentication.
SECURE WORDPRESS WITH SINGLE SIGN ON
WordPress Single Sign On provides more secure method for protecting your website from hackers Once started,the login screen on your WordPress website will not appear anymore and you are required to sign in to your WordPress.com account in order to get the admin dashboard of your own self-hosted WordPress blog.
There are several advantages here:
All login requests on your site, including the fake login trials, are now automatically redirected to WordPress.com and thus it reduces the pressure on your server.
If you run multiple sites, you can gain access into them all with a single WordPress.com account and you don’t need to remember all usernames and passwords.
HOW TO IMPLEMENT WORDPRESS SINGLE SIGN ON WITH JETPACK
Step 1: First,Create an account on WordPress.com using this link. Skip step1 if you already have an account.
Step 2: Once your account is signup with it, click here to start two-factor authentication. Specify your cell number, WordPress will send a code through text SMS and then you just need to fill that code.
Step 3: Now,Go to your WordPress blog, install the Jetpack plugin, activate the plugin and then click on “Connect to WordPress.com” so that your blog can link to your WordPress account.
Step 4: When the connection is maintained , go to Jetpack settings and activate the “Single Sign On” module.
Step 5: After that Go to your WordPress installation folder through FTP or SSH, and edit the functions.php file.
Step 6: Then,the final step will be like this just Go to Users – Your Profile and, at the end of the page, click on “Log in with WordPress.com” – this will definitely link your WordPress.com account to your blog account.
All these above steps will discard the login form of your WordPress site and let the user to move to the login screen on WordPress.com.