User friendly two-step verification.

Login Guard

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Additional login security with real Two Step Verification. From the people who brought the original two factor authentication in Joomla!.

Akeeba LoginGuard

for Joomla!

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Top Features

Two Step Verification

The second factor needs to be entered only after logging in with a username and password.

World-class login security

Akeeba LoginGuard brings the same workflow and second step verification methods used by the likes of Google, Facebook, Dropbox and GitHub to your Joomla!™-powered site.

No More Confusion

Unsuspecting users won't be baffled by an odd-named “Secret Key” field.

Extensive second factor support

From Google Authenticator to YubiKey and from SMS messages to FIDO U2F, Akeeba LoginGuard supports an extensive array of second factors to protect your site's logins.

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Compare Joomla's built-in two factor authentication to LoginGuard:

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Secure your login

Login requires something you know (password) and something you have (e.g. your smartphone).

Included in Joomla! Included in Akeeba LoginGuard

Confusion-free

Users who haven't set up Two Step Verification only see the username and password fields when logging in, without a confusing “Secret Key” field.

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Easy to discover

Users are (optionally) told to enable Second Step Verification when they log in.

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Google Authenticator

Use Time-based One Time Passwordss (OTP) compatible with Google Authenticator, Authy, 1Password, YubiKey Authenticator and compatible apps.

Included in Joomla! Included in Akeeba LoginGuard

YubiKey

Use YubiKey secure hardware tokens.

Included in Joomla! Included in Akeeba LoginGuard

FIDO U2F Security Keys

Use inexpensive, highly secure FIDO U2F Security Keys like the ones used by Google, Facebook, Dropbox and GitHub.

Not Included in Joomla! Included in Akeeba LoginGuard

SMS (Texts)

Send authentication codes through SMS (text messages) to your users' phones (uses third party service SMSAPI).

Not Included in Joomla! Included in Akeeba LoginGuard

Push Messages

Send authentication codes as push messages to your users' devices (uses third party service PushBullet).

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Email Messages

Send authentication codes via email messages to your users.

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Extensibility

Allows you to create custom second factor plugins for methods which let you enter a text code.

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Advanced Extensibility

Allows you to create custom second factor plugins for methods which do not use text codes (e.g. biometric recognition) or even require human interaction (e.g. corporate single sign-on).

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Free of charge

You don't have to pay anything to use the software. Third party services used for second factor verification may apply charges.

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