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WPchk powered by Plesk

Plesk WPchk is a WordPress Security checker tool to analyze the security status of all WordPress instances on a Linux server.

It will not make any changes, but display security issues found for each of the found WordPress instances. We are happy to receive your feedback at wpchk@plesk.com.

How to use

  1. Download and install the standalone script using this command in your terminal:

    curl https://raw.githubusercontent.com/plesk/wpchk/master/installer > wpchk-installer && sh wpchk-installer

  2. Run the script with this command:

    wpchk

That's it!

WPchk powered by Plesk

Additional options

Displays the help page:

wpchk --help

Updates WPchk to the latest version to include latest security checks:

wpchk --update

Outputs scan results in the JSON format:

wpchk --json

Scan specific path only (can also be combined with --json):

wpchk --path=/var/www/vhosts/example.com

Shows WPchk version:

wpchk --version

How to fix

Get the WordPress Toolkit to fix all issues with one click and stay always up-to-date & secure: https://www.plesk.com/wp-toolkit/.

If you have any questions or feedback, please don't hesitate to contact us: wpchk@plesk.com.

Technical Requirements

The minimum required PHP version is 5.4 due to WP-CLI dependency.

License

Licensed under the Plesk Software License. You may obtain a copy of the License at https://github.com/plesk/wpchk/blob/master/LICENSE.md.

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