Login with WhatsApp as a two-factor method for WordPress

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As we know WhatsApp is the most popular messaging application owned by Facebook with 1.3 billion users. Everyone has a WhatsApp messaging app on their phone in comparison to the Authenticator applications. miniOrange tries to give the best security solution for the WordPress marketplace with ease of time required for feature configuration with a high-security solution. We have recently launched our new feature which is belonging to two-factor authentication-login security as Login with WhatsApp.

With Login with WhatsApp every single WordPress user (who has Whatsapp on their phone) can secure their account without remembering the password. the user can use passwordless login with WhatsApp API security. miniOrange provides a joint to authenticate the WordPress user with WhatsApp and allows the user to login with WhatsApp.


You can download miniOrange 2-factor plugin using the following link.



What’s the impact of login with WhatsApp?


All the users, who try to login to WordPress have login after authentication by validating the user with one time passcode received on WhatsApp.



The Login flow:

Login with Username and WhatsApp verification.


  • Enter the Username and then click on the Login with WhatsApp button on the WordPress login page.

    Login With Whatsapp verification



  • You will receive OTP on your registered mobile number on WhatsApp, Enter the received OTP in the field below and tap the on Validate button and you will log in to your WordPress account via login with WhatsApp in no time.

    Validate otp received on WhatsApp


    WordPress dashboard

Follow these steps to Set up OTP Over WhatsApp.


  • Go to your WordPress instance and log in as an administrator.
  • Now, Click on the miniOrange 2-factor plugin visible in the menu to the left.

    go to two-factor dashboard from miniorange 2-factor plugin



  • You can set up OTP over Telegram as a two-factor method in two ways.

Advanced Setting setup


  • Click on the Advanced Settings button.

    Click On Advance Settings button for advanced security setup



  • Go to the Setup Two Factor tab from the navigation.

    setting up 2fa



  • You can see the list of Authentication methods here. Click on the Configure button OTP Over Whatsapp.

    Click Configure Button of OTP Over WhatsApp



  • Save Given phone number (+34 644179464) on your phone.

    Save Number for WhatsApp verification



  • Open the WhatsApp app on your phone and send the below text to the given phone number : Message: I allow callmebot to send me a message
  • Then you will receive the API Key.

    you will receive Api Key on WhatsApp



  • Enter the API key in the field beside and also enter the Phone number then click on the Verify button.
  • Enter One Time OTP which you received on the WhatsApp app and click on Validate OTP.

    Validate Otp received on WhatsApp



  • 2FA Setup is successful. Click on the Test it button.

    Setup OTP OVer WhatsApp Successfully



  • Enter the one-time passcode you received on your WhatsApp, and click on the Validate OTP button.

    Validate Otp received on WhatsApp


    Test WhatsApp verification

Logout and Configure setup


  • Click on the Logout and configure button.

    Click on the Logout And Configure button



  • Then enter your credentials and click on the login.

    WordPress login



  • After Successful Login to WordPress. You will get a prompt to configure two-factor. Select the Checkbox of OTP Over WHATSAPP.

    Enable Otp Over WhatsApp



  • Install the WhatsApp app from the play store and open it.
  • SaveGiven phone number (+34 644179464) on your phone.

    Save Phone Number for WhatsApp verification



  • Open the WhatsApp app on your phone and send the below text to the given phone number : Message: I allow callmebot to send me a message
  • Then you will receive the API Key.

    you will received OTP OVer the WhatsApp



  • Enter the API key in the field beside and also enter the Phone number.

    Entering the reqauired details for WhatsApp Verification



  • Click on Send OTP.

    Click on the Send Otp Button



  • Enter One Time OTP which you received on the WhatsApp app and Click on Verify Code.

    Receive Api Key on WhatsApp

    Click on the Verify Code



  • The setup has been done successfully. miniOrange also provides backup codes to get back to your account, in case you lost your two-factor authentication ability you can use those backup codes to get back to your WordPress account.

    Click Finish Button



  • Click the Finish button.
  • So after this setup whenever the user tries to log in to your WordPress account, the user needs to verify his identity with OTP Over WhatsApp as two-factor authentication.


What are the add-ons related to WhatsApp verification?


  • Enforce WhatsApp verification to WordPress users during user enrollment
    With the miniOrange two-factor plugin for WordPress login, you can notify WordPress users to configure WhatsApp verification during inline registration so that the second security layer will get added to their WordPress account.

  • Passwordless Login with WhatsApp Verification
    You can set Passwordless Login to your WordPress login with no worries by setting up WhatsApp verification with just simple steps.

  • Customization
    miniOrange login security also provides customization options. You can customize the two-factor prompt user interface according to the design of your WordPress website.

  • Backup methods
    In case you lose your two-factor authentication ability, you will also get backup methods like an alternate two-factor method or alternate extra security solution to get back to your WordPress account.

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