Two-Factor-Authentication

As part of our ongoing commitment to safeguarding our digital environments and enhancing security measures, we are implementing 2-factor authentication (2FA) for your website! This step is essential in mitigating the risk of cyber-attacks and protecting access to your valuable web property.

You can learn more about why Two-Factor-Authentication is essential, here.

Before you start

Here are some things to know before you start this process:

1. Install Authenticator App

To facilitate a smooth transition to 2FA, download either the Microsoft Authenticator or Google Authenticator (Apple, Android) app to your phone prior to the activation process.

2. Activation

For users with the role of Administrator:

For users with the role of Editor, Author, or Contributor:

  • Open your Microsoft or Google Authenticator app
  • Select the '+' located at the top right or bottom left of your screen
  • Select Scan QR Code
  • Scan the QR code that was sent to your email
  • Name your 2FA code (ex: MoxCar Website)
  • You're done!

Once that is complete, you will be asked to verify your identity every 30 days.


For users with the role of Admin:

  • Navigate to the Wordfence tab (located on the left sidebar of the Wordpress Dashboard
  • Select Login Security
  • Open your Microsoft or Google Authenticator app
  • Select the '+' located at the top right or bottom left of your screen
  • Select Scan QR Code
  • Scan the QR code that is displayed on the screen
  • Name your 2FA code (ex: MoxCar Website)
  • You're done!

Once that is complete, you will be asked to verify your identity every 30 days.

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For users with the role of Editor, Author, Contributor or Subscriber:

  • This tab is inaccessible to users with the role of Editor, Author, or Subscriber.
  • Due to this, QR codes will have to be individually sent to them to initiate this process and we are happy to carry this out on your behalf.

We will coordinate an activation date with you so you can communicate with the necessary members of your team.