Covers how to change or reset your account password, and keeping your WordPress.com account (and other online services) secure.
- Selecting a Strong Password
The weakest point in any security for your online accounts is usually your password. At WordPress.com, we go to great lengths to make sure your content is secure, protected, and can’t be accessed by anyone other than you. But if someone else is able to guess or retrieve your password, they bypass almost every security measure […]
- Two Step Authentication
Your WordPress.com site is your home on the internet, and you want to keep that home safe. Hopefully, you’ve already chosen a unique and hard-to-crack password for your account. To add another layer of home security, you can enable Two Step Authentication, also known as Two-Factor Authentication. What is Two Step Authentication? Two step authentication […]
- Account Recovery
At some point, you may run into a situation in which you’ve lost access to your account. We want to ensure that you take the necessary steps to avoid getting locked out and set up your WordPress.com account to be recoverable. Password Reset Process It’s crucial to remember your password and to keep it secure, […]
Your sites are well-protected on WordPress.com. We monitor potentially harmful activity to ensure there is no unauthorized access to your content. To help keep your sites secure there are a few things you can do to protect your data. Keep your secrets secret The weakest link in the security of anything you do online is […]
- Page Visibility
The Visibility area of the Publish module gives you the option to make a page public, password protected, or completely private.
- Post Visibility
The Visibility area of the Publish module is used to set who can read the post. You can also stick a post to the front page, password protect a post, or set a post to private so it's only visible to Editors and Administrators of the blog.
Get instant updates from WordPress.com blogs Jabber (XMPP) is an open instant messaging protocol used by millions of people daily. At WordPress.com we use Jabber to instantly deliver new blog posts and comments to subscribers. It’s currently free to use our Jabber blog subscription service. Note: Make sure to generate an Application Specific Password if […]
- Third Party Applications
WordPress.com allows you to connect with third-party applications that extend your WordPress.com site in new and cool ways.
This is done in a secure fashion so you can revoke and manage access to your account at any time and third party sites will not need your password.
OpenID is not available for any new blogs created after 2016-01-02. Blogs created before that date can use OpenID. The instructions from this guide are referring to the WP Admin dashboard. You can get to this dashboard by adding /wp-admin to the end of your site’s url (e.g.: example.wordpress.com/wp-admin) The OpenID Settings page is a […]