Login limit is a security system to prevent account hijacks. Frauds often try to login repeatedly to guess an account’s password until they get it right. You can track and limit login attempts by controlling the number of failed attempts through this system.
Wp Social has made it simple yet strong security to keep your website safe. It will allow you to lock out a fake user for a certain time. Let’s learn the process of how WordPress limit login attempts with the help of Wp Social.
Login Attempts Limit- Wp Social #
Go to your Dashboard > Wp Social > Social Login (Global Settings) > Limit Login Attempts
Find Limit Login Attempts and turn it ON. Then you can adjust the settings according to your preference-
Maximum attempts- Here you will set the number of maximum failing attempt an user can take. For example if you set 3, a person can try to login 3 times, not more than that.
Time Lockout (in Minute)- Set the time for how many minutes you want to lock a user for his failing login attempts. If a user failed to login and exceed the maximum limit then he will be locked out for this certain time.
Wait for reset (in Minute)– After exceeding the maximum failing attempt number, a user have to wait for a specific time if he wants to reset the login details again. In this step you will fixed that reset time in minutes.
After saving the setting you can test it if it is working in accordance with your setting. Log out your account and attempts login with wrong details.
See the example below, here we have set 3 maximum attempts, 2 minutes lockout time, and 2 minutes reset time. The message looks like this-
However, this way you can identify which IP is trying to login with wrong login details and you can Ban that IP address too. Now, protect your admin panel area with WP social’s login attempts count system simply.