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Wordfence Official Documentation

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Welcome to the official Wordfence documentation wiki. 

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Wordfence Documentation

  • Wordfence options - Comprehensive documentation on all the options you see on the Wordfence options page in the plugin.
  • Wordfence scanning - How to use Wordfence scanning and how it works.
  • Live traffic - A detailed guide to Wordfence live traffic, what each piece of data means and the tab views and how to use them.
  • Wordfence scan scheduling - A guide to how to schedule scans in Wordfence.
  • Falcon Cache - A guide to configuring and using Wordfence Caching and Falcon Cache Engine.
  • Blocked IPs - How to interpret and use the Blocked IPs page in Wordfence to manage blocked, locked out and throttled IPs.
  • Wordfence_Password_Auditing - How our new password auditing tools can help you say goodbye to weak user passwords
  • Cellphone Sign-in - How to set up cellphone sign-in in Wordfence and how to sign-in with your cellphone.
  • Country Blocking - How to block attacks from specific countries.
  • Whois Lookup - How to use Whois and find out who owns IP addresses and block networks.
  • Advanced Blocking - How to use Advanced Blocking to block ranges of IP addresses and browser patterns.

System Requirements

  • Wordfence System Requirements - A detailed guide to what you need to run WordPress with Wordfence including memory, OS, web server, CPU and more.

Wordfence API


Troubleshooting and Common Errors

How do I....?

External Links

Norton Blacklist Removal: HERE

ESET Blacklist Removal: HERE

Google 'Request for reconsideration' HERE

Facebook Open Graph Object Debugger Here
(So you can rescrape content when Facebook says it can't get to the link you posted)