Secure your WordPress site with WP Engine.

Secure your digital experiences on the WordPress platform of choice.


Data encryption, automated backups, and continuous monitoring to keep your site secure.

and control.

Activity logs and dashboards give you actionable intelligence. Increase your site's security with multiple layers of control.

Real people have your back.

Our live team maintains best-in-class standards and constantly monitors security feeds, so you get proactive security alerts.


WP Engine's WordPress Digital Experience Platform meets the SOC 2 standards for Security and Availability Trust Services Categories.

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Your digital presence is protected on our fully-managed platform.


Free Let's Encrypt SSL Certificates

WP Engine makes it easy to secure your site with SSL certificates included in all plans. Add them with a single click in your user portal.
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Threat Detection & Blocking

Host Intrusion Prevention System that automatically detects and blocks attacks in near real-time.
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Maintenance + Security

Automatic Encrypted Backups

We perform daily automatic backups, encrypted in transit and at rest, stored in redundant, off-site data centers to give you peace of mind in case you run into any site issues.
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PHP 7.4 and HTTP/2 Enabled

Get better SEO, visitor retention, and conversions with the latest updates, which can serve up to 3x more requests per second.


Activity Logs

Use the Activity Log in your WP Engine user portal and WordPress Admin to gain visibility into your account and help provide governance.
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Best-in-Class Standards

The WP Engine Security Program is modeled on an ISO 27001 framework.


Continuous Monitoring

Every environment is monitored for vulnerabilities and misconfigurations by a commercial vulnerability scanner.
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Multiple Layers of Control

Complex passwords enforced on WordPress sites and the WP Engine User Portal by default. Add a layer of security to the user portal with multi-factor authentication (MFA) technology.
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Plugin Vulnerability Mitigation

Our Security Team monitors feeds closely to proactively alert you of any plugins with potential security risks.

Speed + Security

Global Edge Security

Increase your speed with Cloudflare CDN, secure your site with DDoS mitigation and managed WAF, and get insight into actions inspected at the network edge.
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Maintenance + Security

Smart Plugin Manager

Save time and update with confidence. Smart Plugin Manager updates plugins daily and ensures plugins won't break your site with visual regression testing.
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Seamless Login

Securely login to WordPress Admin directly from the WP Engine User Portal with a single, authenticated set of credentials.
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Maintenance + Security

Managed Core Updates & Patches

Rest easy knowing that minor updates will be pushed through automatically, while we vet major updates thoroughly before recommending them.
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Security + WordPress Expertise

Dedicated Security Engineering Team

The WP Engine Security and GRC teams take an integrated, risk-based approach to security, while continually evaluating the risk and compliance landscape for new developments.

WordPress Expertise

24/7/365 Support

250+ WordPress experts who’ve completed intensive training on the latest WordPress trends, WP Engine technology, and industry best practices.
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Security is just part of WordPress performance.

WP Engine is your trusted partner for WordPress speed, security, and scalability. Find out how WP Engine can improve your performance.

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Choose your WordPress hosting solution.

Managed Hosting gives you industry-leading speed, security, and stability that you need to start or grow your website.

Dedicated Hosting Custom

Scalable, highly performant, and hyper-secure solution along with a strategic team on standby to support you.

Available features
  • Dedicated, high-availability architecture
  • 99.99% uptime SLA
  • Easily scale resources
  • Advanced security
  • 24/7 Premium dedicated support
  • White glove onboarding with Launch Readiness Assessment
Available enhancements
  • Premium Plus service A dedicated Customer Support Manager and Technical Success Manager to ensure you're meeting your goals.
  • Application Performance Monitoring Detailed insights to deliver faster site speed and increased stability with code-level monitoring, powered by New Relic.
  • Dedicated Developer Environment For advanced developers who need a separate dedicated environment to run performance and load testing as well as security and penetration testing.

Why is WP Engine the best WordPress digital experience platform?

Build faster, protect your brand, and grow your business with a WordPress platform built to power remarkable online experiences.

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