Restrict WordPress Admin Access by IP Address

This is a guest post by Eric Sizemore, a web developer, programmer, and domainer.

In light of recent events, anyone using WordPress is apparently susceptible to what’s being called “Distributed WordPress admin account cracking”. You can view this article for more information. This post aims to provide an extra layer of security both to your wp-admin folder, and wp-login.php file.

Step 1 – Determine Who Will Have Access

First and foremost, this extra layer of security involves blocking every IP except a select few. If your IP is dynamic, it may not be the best option for you. ...

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