How to setup 2-Factor Authentication (2FA/MFA) for BuddyPress login form?
BuddyPress login form is an open-source social networking software package. It is a plugin that can be installed on WordPress to transform it into a social networking platform. 2FA Plugin authenticates users by sending a One-Time Passcode(OTP) over SMS and email verification before submitting BuddyPress login form. The purpose of this guide is to enable 2FA for BuddyPress login form. To use it with 2FA, go to the forms page in the WordPress admin and change the default login form for WordPress 2-Factor Authentication(2FA) plugin.
You can download miniOrange 2-Factor Authentication(2FA) plugin using the following link:
Enter your WordPress login credentials and click on the Login button.
miniOrange provides multiple 2-factor authentication(2FA) methods for WordPress, as shown in the image below.
You can select any 2fa method of your choice. We will be configuring Google Authenticator for the BuddyPress login form.
Select Google Authenticator from the list of two factor(2FA) methods.
Now install Google Authenticator app on your phone and scan the QR code from the current page.
Once this is done, the Google Authenticator Application will provide you with the security/Soft token or the six digits to verify your identity. Enter this security token in the field below and click on Verify and Save.
4. 2-Factor Authentication(2FA) Invoke with BuddyPress login form.
Now open the incognito window in your browser and type your website’s URL.
On trying to log in into the WordPress account, the BuddyPress login form will be prompted. Enter your account credentials and click on the Login button.
After entering the credentials, the Google Authenticator method will be prompted as a second factor for BuddyPresso login form. Now enter the security token/six digits from the Google Authenticator app and click on Validate.
You will now be logged in to the WordPress dashboard.
We have Successfully configured the 2FA/MFA (Google authenticator) with BuddyPress login form.
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