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WP Cerber Security Hooks

A list of WordPress hooks available in WP Cerber version 3.0 and above. It’s handy to use them to customize and fine tune Cerber without coding (e.g. with the jetFlow.io plugin). Filters cerber_msg_reached Applied to the message that is displayed for a user if the user has reached the limit to the number of login attempts. The [...]



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Cloudflare and WP Cerber

If your site is behind the Cloudflare proxy service and your WordPress is protected by the WP Cerber plugin, you have to do two things to let them work well together. Check My site is behind a reverse proxy in the main WP Cerber Security plugin settings. If you have set Custom login URL, you have to exclude it from CloudFlare’s [...]






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Hardening WordPress with WP Cerber

All suggested settings are highly recommended for most websites on the Internet. If you need, for some reason, these functions are being accessible from a particular computer or an IP network you can easily add them to the White IP Access List. Disable REST API The plugin restricts access to the WordPress REST API. The ability [...]


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Know more about intruder’s IP

To enable retrieving, check option: Drill down IP. To view the information click on a particular IP address on the Activity tab. Technical details To get extra information like country, company, network info and abuse contact WP Cerber uses requests to a limited set of external WHOIS servers which are maintained by appropriate [...]