As a publisher, you had gotten hold of some articles ready to publish.. But, while trying to login to your WordPress Dashboard in order to publish the said articles, you discovered that you can’t login to your dashboard, instead you see login screen like this.. “Jetpack has locked your site’s login page.” Don’t panic Brainnewspaper.com will guide you through on how to solve this problem in seconds.
What is ‘Jetpack has locked your site’s login page?’
This security error occur when your WordPress plugin, Jetpack has lock you out. The cause of this action is to prevent malicious login to your site. It actual cause generated from many failed login attempt on your site by a random user. WordPress, in the past decade has become a major target for hackers.
How to fix Jetpack Has Locked Your Site’s Login Page
The actually cause of this issue emanated from many failed login attempt from unknown users believed to be hackers.
This could be from wrong emails, passwords, among others. This action was taken in order to protect your site (blog) from unauthorized login.
METHOD 1: To gain access to your blog (site) kindly visit Jetpack.com with your connected Jetpack account that is link to your site.
When you login, check left side of the Jetpack login, simply click on – My site – Switch Site – Click on your website. Then, – Click Settings – Security.
Then, Scroll down to locate “Prevent & block malicious login attempts” if it is ‘OFF’, simply turn it ON and input the IP address that was shown to you on your WordPress login page. e.g, “Your IP address 129.205… has been flagged for – potential security violations by Jetpack.” Once you are done with this process, just click save and you are done.
Note: You can as well use WordPress login page with your account details to correct this error by turning off “Prevent and block malicious login attempts” in the dashboard when you login.
If this method fails to work for you.. because it might prevent you from turning ON the prevent and unlock malicious login button – ON. Don’t panic, try METHOD 2 or METHOD 3 below.
METHOD 2: In this method you are assured of 100% guarantee that it will work.
In this method, you need to access the BACKEND of the said website. FTP is needed in order to access your website files in order to disable the Jetpack lockout issue you are facing. Your hosting company or account is the main factor here.
To access your website files using FTP, you need Filezilla. Simply, navigate to your websites folder, then to the folder that contains all your plugins folders. Locate “Jetpack folder” and rename it to “Jetpacknew” or to any other name. When done, this action, will automatically disable the plugin.
METHOD 3: Login to your hosting company where your site or blog is hosted. Locate your file manager, then to plugin – now locate “Jetpack folder” and rename it to “Jetpackfresh” or something similar. That is all!
Note: If you are finding it difficult in fixing this issue using METHOD 2 and 3, simply contact your hosting company either through live chat or through email. And you’ll have access to your site again in few minutes.
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