How to use Multi-Factor Authentication feature

Multi-Factor Authentication feature verifies the identity of users who login to your site - i.e. they are who they say they are. 

How to use Multi-Factor Authentication feature

You can use this feature to:

  • Enable Multi-Factor Authentication - When enabled, all multi-factor authentication methods will be applied to a user login.
  • Set the Multi-Factor By-Pass - A user can by-pass Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) for the set number of days.
  • Allow users to generate a Backup Code - Allow users to generate a backup code that can be used to login if MFA factors are unavailable.

Note: If your host blocks email sending you may lock yourself out. If that happens, please follow this guide here.

For more information on multi-factor authentication for WordPress, read the blog article here.

Note: ShieldPRO is required for Multi-Factor By-Pass (2FA "Remember Me") and a Backup Code features. To find out what the extra ShieldPRO features are and how to purchase, please follow this link here.