How to Add 2FA using GatewayAPI in WordPress website-: 2FA (Two-factor Authentication) is an extra layer of security used to make sure that people trying to gain access to an online account are who they say they are. First, a user will enter their username and a password. Then, instead of immediately gaining access, they will be required to provide another piece of information. WordPress is one of the most popular CMS with over 35% of internet website are build on WordPress CMS. As per Sucuri WordPress accounted for 90 percent of all hacked CMS sites in 2018.
Sucuri experts blamed most of the hacks on vulnerabilities in plugins and themes, misconfiguration issues, and a lack of maintenance by webmasters, who often forgot to update their CMS, themes, and plugins. In this post, I Will Explain How to add an extra layer of security using Two Factor Authentication.
How to Add 2FA using GatewayAPI in WordPress site-:
This plugin enables you to send SMS’s straight from the WordPress backend or via the programmers API. Also included is free and really easy to use two-factor security, which really hardens the security of your site. All you need is the plugin and a free GatewayAPI.com-account. To use Two Factor Authentication you have no need of App. One time password will be sent on your Mobile. GatewapAPI have2.7S average SMs delivery time and Uptime percentage is 100%.
To enable SMs sending UI you have to create OAuth Key and OAuth secret key on Gateway API and enter the information as shown in below image.
GatewayAPI.com has sent 180+ million SMS’s. We regularly send over 1.500 SMS’s per second. We regularly send over 1.500 SMS’es per second. Headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark.
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