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Admin Tools for WordPress

Admin Tools for WordPress

Nicholas K. Dionysopoulos

Akeeba Ltd

Davide Tampellini

Akeeba Ltd

Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.3 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is included in the appendix entitled "The GNU Free Documentation License".

June 2018

Abstract

This book covers the use of the Admin Tools for WordPress site security plugin for WordPress™ -powered web sites. Both the free Admin Tools Core and the subscription-based Admin Tools Professional editions are completely covered.


Table of Contents

1. Getting Started
What is Admin Tools?
Disclaimer
The philosophy
Server environment requirements
Installing Admin Tools
Updating to the latest version
Upgrading from Core to Professional
Requesting support and reporting bugs
Quick Setup
2. Using Admin Tools
The Control Panel
The Plugin Params page
Fixing the permissions of files and directories
Configuring the permissions of files and directories
Emergency Off-Line Mode
Protecting Admin Tools with a password (Master Password)
Protect your WordPress administration with a password
The .htaccess maker
Basic Security
Server protection
How to determine which exceptions are required
Custom .htaccess rules
Optimisation and utility
System configuration
Malware Detection (the PHP File Scanner)
How does it work and what should I know?
Configuration
Scanning and administering scans
Reading the reports
Automating the scans (CRON jobs)
Automating the scans (scheduling URL)
Web Application Firewall
How WAF works and optimization
Configure
Basic Protection Features
Request Filtering
Hardening Options
Cloaking
Project Honeypot
Exceptions
Auto-ban
Logging and reporting
Customisation
WAF Exceptions
Administrator IP Whitelist
Site IP Blacklist
Anti-spam Bad Words
Geographic blocking
Security Exceptions Log
List of blocking reasons
Auto IP Blocking Administration
Auto IP Blocking History
Email templates
WordPress tools
Update WordPress salts
Password expiration
Advanced WordPress options
Post settings
System settings
Database tools
HTTPS Tools
URL Redirection
Import and Exporting Settings
A. GNU General Public License version 3
B. GNU Free Documentation License

 #31740: WP Mail SMTP

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Latest post by lemtrac on Thursday, 10 October 2019 17:17 CDT Created on Tuesday, 10 September 2019 06:37 CDT by lemtrac

 #31734: Add Password Protected Admin 404

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Latest post by myaviation on Wednesday, 09 October 2019 17:17 CDT Created on Sunday, 08 September 2019 16:30 CDT by myaviation

 #31676: Blocking User Enumeration

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 #31692: Translation

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Latest post by nicholas on Monday, 02 September 2019 03:09 CDT Created on Friday, 30 August 2019 10:32 CDT by stq74

 #31597: Woocommerce

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Latest post by ccvdwalt@gmail.com on Saturday, 31 August 2019 17:17 CDT Created on Thursday, 01 August 2019 04:17 CDT by ccvdwalt@gmail.com

 #31465: admintoolswp_cron

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Latest post by hfrederick on Monday, 22 July 2019 17:18 CDT Created on Wednesday, 19 June 2019 09:30 CDT by hfrederick

 #31399: More information in Security Exceptions Log

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Latest post by DonQuicky on Monday, 22 July 2019 17:17 CDT Created on Wednesday, 29 May 2019 03:44 CDT by DonQuicky

 #31385: Can not access Tools > Plugin Parameters in WordPress Admin Tools

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Latest post by Burt on Monday, 22 July 2019 17:17 CDT Created on Saturday, 25 May 2019 10:40 CDT by Burt

 #31379: admin tool

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Latest post by info@francisleroux.com on Monday, 22 July 2019 17:17 CDT Created on Friday, 24 May 2019 06:51 CDT by info@francisleroux.com

 #31315: Disable WordPress Admin tools via FTP

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Latest post by dsheffield on Tuesday, 02 July 2019 17:17 CDT Created on Friday, 03 May 2019 09:24 CDT by dsheffield

 #31413: Can't install admin tools pro on wordpress

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Latest post by tritongr on Thursday, 06 June 2019 05:52 CDT Created on Monday, 03 June 2019 07:59 CDT by tritongr

 #31161: Disable XML-RPC

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Latest post by zeusrw on Saturday, 27 April 2019 17:17 CDT Created on Wednesday, 27 March 2019 09:55 CDT by zeusrw

 #31053: Login on frontpage :443

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Latest post by lemtrac on Monday, 11 March 2019 03:31 CDT Created on Sunday, 10 March 2019 10:33 CDT by lemtrac

 #30947: I think Admintools block “ wp-admin/admin-ajax.php” that is needed for asynchronous JavaScript requests

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Latest post by Chacapamac on Monday, 18 February 2019 11:54 CST Created on Saturday, 16 February 2019 11:45 CST by Chacapamac

 #30945: if “sitemap.xml” is in htaccess “Files which will always be made accessible” it become inaccessible?

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Latest post by Chacapamac on Saturday, 16 February 2019 11:40 CST Created on Friday, 15 February 2019 17:47 CST by Chacapamac

 #30925: Admin tools was wrongly removed by my hosting operator, cannot re-install?

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Latest post by Chacapamac on Thursday, 14 February 2019 09:51 CST Created on Wednesday, 13 February 2019 12:47 CST by Chacapamac

 #30926: Admin tools was wrongly removed by my hosting operator, cannot re-install?

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Latest post by tampe125 on Thursday, 14 February 2019 02:14 CST Created on Wednesday, 13 February 2019 12:47 CST by Chacapamac

 #30575: Error message in Akeeba for Wordpress

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Latest post by sj@rapid.demon.co.uk on Tuesday, 25 December 2018 17:17 CST Created on Saturday, 24 November 2018 16:05 CST by sj@rapid.demon.co.uk

 #30511: Akeeba Admin Tools for wordpress doesn't work

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Latest post by Peter Richard on Sunday, 16 December 2018 17:17 CST Created on Friday, 16 November 2018 12:22 CST by Peter Richard

 #30337: Error ...waf/feature/rfishield.php

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Latest post by rowby on Wednesday, 21 November 2018 17:17 CST Created on Monday, 08 October 2018 19:21 CDT by rowby

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