How to implement two factor authentication(2FA) in WordPress

A two factor authentication (2FA) is an additional layer of security used to ensure that people attempting to access an online account are who they claim to be. This article will show you how to use the TwoFactor plugin to implement two factor authentication (2FA) in WordPress.

Installing and configuring Two Factor plugin

To install and configure the Two Factor plugin, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to your WordPress site with an administrator account.
  2. On the Dashboard in the left sidebar, click Plugins, and then click Add New:

  3. Search for “Two Factor” click Install, and then click Activate to active the plugin:

  4. On the Dashboard in the left sidebar, click users and then click Edit to set up the two factor authentication for the user:

  5. Scroll down to the Two-Factor Options on the profile page:

  6. Check to enable the selected Two-Factor Options for the user. If there is more than one, select the primary method:

  7. Click Update User to complete the settings:

More Information

For more information about the Two factor Plugin, please visit: https://wordpress.org/plugins/two-factor/

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