About Two Factor Authentication
Two factor authentication provide extra security layer also know as multi factor authentication. After enter your username and password you must enter security code . You can secure your Yahoo Account , Gmail Account, Facebook Account and Twitter Account with Two Factor Authentication . If bad guy knows your password still cannot gain access into your account.
Steps for Secure WordPress Admin Dashboard
Step 1: Either download Google Authenticator – Two Factor Authentication plugin from this link https://wordpress.org/plugins/miniorange-2-factor-authentication or Search from your WordPress plugin section and then click on Install Now button.
Step 2: Click on Activate button for Enable Google Authenticator – Two Factor Authentication plugin.
Step 3: Click on miniOrange2-Factor from left side panel.
Step 4: Register your account with miniOrange from Account Setup Tab.
Step 5: Login with miniOrange from Account Setup Tab.
Step 6: Now Click on Setup 2 Factor Tab find Authy 2-Factor Authentication then click Radio/Circle button.
Step 7: Configure with Authy 2 Factor Authentication app under this section click on Next.
Step 8: Set up Authy 2-Factor Authentication App.
- Install Authy 2-Factor Authentication App in your Android/iOS.
- Now Open and configure Authy 2-Factor Authentication App.
- Tab on Add Account and tap on SCAN QR CODE in your App and scan the QR Code .
Step 9: Once you have scan QR CODE enter verification code generated by Authentication app Click on Verify and Save button.
Step 10: Now Configure alternate 2 factor method so that you not lock out of your account in case you lost or forget your mobile for configure click on “Click here” link from top highlight text for next step .
Step 11: Now Configure Second Factor . From first two section select your question from drop down list and give answer and from third section create your own question and give answer.
That’s it , You successfully configure Two Factor Authentication. Now your WordPress Admin Dashboard access is secure with Two Factor Authentication.