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Admin Tools for WordPress Protecting access to Admin Tools

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For security and other reasons, you may want to restrict access to the Admin Tools plugin from other users on your website. By default, Admin Tools prevents any user who is not an admnistrator from accessing any of the features.

However you can additionally place restrictions on other administrators using the master password function.

Once you have selected it, enter a password that is required before anyone can access the Admin Tools plugin.

When that's done, select the features that you want to be protected by this password.

As you can see, by default none of them are restricted. But you can simply select all or individually. I recommend that you select all.

Once you've done that click save changes.

You can now see that the only way an administrator can access Admin Tools is by entering the password.

If you try to select any of the options without entering the password, you will be rejected stating that you need to be authorised. As soon as you enter the password, you can go ahead and use any of the features.

This ensures that you can configure Admin Tools for your website and prevent other administrators from making any changes.

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