What can the options on the "Settings" tab be used for?

The "Settings" tab includes all the basic plugin settings that allow blocking addresses, reset blocking and interacting with other BestWebSoft plugins.

"Block IP Address After". This option enables the automatic blocking of the user's IP address after a certain number of failed log in attempts ("Block address after 'x' failed attempts").

"Block IP or Email Address For". This option enables the automatic blocking of the user's IP or email address for a certain period of time ("Block address for 'x' days 'y' hours 'z' minutes").

"Reset Failed Attempts After". This option enables the automatic reseting of failed attempts of the user's IP address after a certain period of time ("Reset failed attempts after 'x' days 'y' hours 'z' minutes").

"Reset Blocking After". This option enables the automatic unblocking of the user's IP address after a certain period of time ("Reset address after 'x' days 'y' hours 'z' minutes").

"Blacklist IP Address or Email After". This option enables the automatic blacklisting of the user's IP address after a certain number of blockings ("Add user's IP address to the Blacklist after 'x' blockings").

"Non-Existing Username Login Attempts Action". This option enables the selection of action for non-existing username ("Defaut", "Block", "Blacklist").

"Hide Forms". This option enables the possibility to hide login, registration, reset password forms for blocked or blacklisted IP addresses if you mark the checkbox next to the above-mentioned option.

"Htaccess Plugin". It enables the interaction with Htaccess plugin. All blacklist and blocking data is copied to the .htaccess file, which reduces your website's workload and improves site security.

"Captcha Plugin". This option enables the interaction with Captcha plugin. Also, this is where you can specify whether incorrect captcha input should be considered a failed login attempt.

"reCaptcha Plugin". This option enables the interaction with reCaptcha plugin. If this notion is enabled incorrect reCaptcha input should be considered a failed login attempt.

"Contact Form Plugin". This option enables the interaction with Contact Form plugin. It enables an additional layer of protection to Contact Form limiting the sending of messages from one email or IP address.

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