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Plugin for WordPress

WebTotem Security plugin is the WordPress plugin, used to prevent attacks and malware.

Installing a plugin for WordPress

Go to the admin console of your WordPress site

You can also download the plugin by following this link:

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To activate the plugin 

Go to the admin console of your WordPress site

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You can also look at manual installation of the plugin https://wordpress.org/support/article/managing-plugins/#manual-plugin-installation

When you press the “Activate” button, you will be redirected to the page with the information about a website and the process of agent installation will begin automatically.

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Agent Installation Process

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Successful Agent Installation

Main elements of the Plugin

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Top menu

For the convenience of working in daylight and at night, there is an interface theme switch.

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Interface theme switch

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Dashboard page

On the "Dashboard" page, you can get data on the following:



  • Malicious Scripts: ensures no Trojans, viruses, malware, or other malicious programs harm your website visitors. 
  • Deface Scanner: notifies you if unauthorized changes have been made to your website.
  • SSL Scanner: keeps you informed about SSL certificate updates. 
  • Port Scanner: informs you about the state of open TCP/UDP ports on the server, where your website is hosted. Also, it tells you about the new port opening.
  • Reputation: notifies you if your domain/IP is blacklisted (e.g., Google, Safebrowsing).
  • Availability: ensures that websites are available worldwide, all the time.
  • Security Update on security issues: monitors vulnerability databases and notifies about updating the platform (in case of using the CMS platform on your site).
  • Summary information on the Firewall and Antivirus modules (described in detail on the separate pages)

In the "Firewall" page, you can see all the data about the attacks on the site.

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Firewall Module

In the “Antivirus” page, you can view all the data about scanned site files.

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Antivirus Module

In the “Settings” page, you can view and adjust the settings of the modules.

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Settings page

On the “Reports” page you can generate reports on the selected modules and download created reports.

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Reports page

On the “Information” page you can find the links to the plugin documentation and its modules.

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Information page

How to add a port to the “Ignore” list

If the port is open by intent and you want to hide notifications about it, you can add this port to the “Ignore” list.

On the “Dashboard” page find the “Scanning” section and, from there, go to the “Port Scanner” subsection.



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In the “TCP” item, click on the button with the gear icon. It will open a modal window with a form for adding a port to the “Ignore” list.

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Specify the port in the field and click “Send”, or click the “Plus” icon next to the port numbers you need.





Updated 08 Dec 2021
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