Configure WordPress 2-Factor Authentication (2FA) Basic Plugin?

Configure WordPress 2-Factor Authentication (2FA) Basic Plugin?


Setup Guide to Configure the WordPress 2-Factor Authentication (2FA) Basic plugin.

  • This guide explains how to install 2FA Basic plugin using miniOrange 2-Factor plugin.
  • Step 1 – How to Upgrade to 2FA Basic plugin?

    • Go to the miniOrange 2-Factor plugin and click on Upgrade plans or See Plans and Pricing button.
    • WordPress 2FA  Google Authenticator - upgrade
    • You will be redirected to the pricing page, now again click on the Upgrade button in the Basic plan.
    • WordPress 2FA  Google Authenticator -  upgrade basic plugin
    • It will redirect you to the miniOrange console. Enter the credentials to log into your miniOrange account
    • Now, select the license plan from the dropdown and fill in all the necessary details.
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    • Then click on Pay Now button.
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    • Click on the Releases and Download.
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    • Click on Download Plugin to download the plugin.
    • WordPress 2FA  Google Authenticator-  Enterprise plugin Download

      Step 2 – Installing the 2FA Basic plugin from the WordPress Dashboard.

    • Deactivate on Free miniOrange 2-Factor Authentication(2FA) plugin from the WordPress Dashboard.
    • WordPress 2FA  Google Authenticator - Deactivate miniOrange 2-Factor  authentication(2FA)
    • Delete the miniOrange 2-Factor Authentication(2FA) plugin.
    • WordPress 2FA  Google Authenticator -  delete miniOrange 2-Factor  authentication(2FA)
    • Click on Add New plugin.
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    • Click on Upload Plugin.
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    • Click on Choose File and choose the zip file of the miniOrange 2FA Basic plugin which you have downloaded in the earlier steps and click on Install Now button.
    • WordPress 2FA  Google Authenticator- Installing  enterprise plugin
    • Click on Activate Plugin button. It will activate the miniOrange 2-factor Authentication Basic plugin.
    • WordPress 2FA  Google Authenticator -  activate enterprise plugin
    • Then click the miniOrange 2-Factor on the WordPress Menu bar.
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    • Click on the Account Setup button in the navigation bar.
    • Click on the Already registered with miniOrange account button.
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    • You will need to log in with your miniOrange credentials to activate the license.
    • Enter your miniOrange credentials and click on the Submit button.
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    • Your license will be successfully activated.
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      Step 3 – Two-Factor Setup by Admin.

    • Click on the Setup Two Factor button .
    • Now you can configure any method available in the plugin dashboard.
    • WordPress 2FA  Google Authenticator - Setup 2 - factor
    • Click on the radio button of the Google Authenticator method.
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    • Here, you can select your phone type.
    • Scan the QR code with your Google Authenticator mobile app to set up Google Authenticator .
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    • You will be prompted to enter the code generated by the app. Enter the 6-digit code and click Verify and Save button.
    • WordPress 2FA  Google Authenticator - google authenticator verify save
    • The Google Authenticator has been successfully set up as a 2nd-factor method and you can now click on the Click Here button to test the method.
    • WordPress 2FA  Google Authenticator -  test google authenticator setup/
    • Enter the six-digit code from the Google Authenticator mobile app and click on the Validate OTP button.
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    • On the login page, enter your WordPress credentials and click on login button.
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    • For every login, you need to enter the security code shown in the authenticator app and click on the Validate button to log in to the site.
    • WordPress 2FA  Google Authenticator -WordPress login successfully

      Step 4 – Two-Factor Setup by User.

    • After the Basic plugin has been installed, when the user tries to log in, the user will be entering his/her WordPress username and password.
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    • The user will be prompted to enter his/her Email ID.
    • Enter your Email id and click on the Get Started button.
    • WordPress 2FA  Google Authenticator - Setup 2 - factor email account
    • The user will get OTP on the email entered. Enter OTP in the provided field and click on Verify Code.
    • WordPress 2FA  Google Authenticator - Verify email
    • After Successful OTP verification, The user will get a prompt to select two-factor method. Select the radio button corresponding to OTP Over SMS method.
    • WordPress 2FA  Google Authenticator - Setup otp over sms
    • Now first, the user will enter his/her phone number and click on the Send OTP button.
    • WordPress 2FA  Google Authenticator - enter mobile number
    • The user will enter the One Time Password that he/she must have received on the registered mobile number. Now click on the Verify Code button.
    • WordPress 2FA  Google Authenticator - enter otp verify code/
    • After the OTP verification, user will be asked to set up KBA ​as his/her backup method.
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    • The setup has been done successfully. miniOrange also provides backup codes to get back to your account, in case you are locked out and can’t access your website. You can use those backup codes to get back to your WordPress account.
    • Click the Finish button.
    • WordPress 2FA  Google Authenticator - backup codes

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