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iThemes Security Pro vs Defender Plugin which is better? (2020 compared)

Today we'll be comparing iThemes Security Pro vs Defender Plugin, to ultimately help you decide which is the best solution for you. The information below is based on real data from our community of users like you, giving you a truly unbiased comparison. In the collection " Best WordPress Security Plugins Compared 2020" Defender Plugin is ranked 1st while iThemes Security Pro is ranked 3rd.

Defender Plugin dominates with an overall user/editors rating of 4.4/5 stars with 2 reviews, iThemes Security Pro user/editors rating is 3.3/5 stars with 3 reviews. This data is calculated in real-time from verified user reviews or editors rating if there isn't enough data for user rating.

If for whatever reason by the end of this comparison you are unable to choose between iThemes Security Pro or Defender Plugin, we have included a few useful alternatives like Wordfence Premium based on our community recommendations.

As far as Value for money goes, Defender Plugin wins by 4.5 marks and Defender Plugin is also voted as the easiest solution to use

Without further ado, let's look at a detailed breakdown of iThemes Security Pro vs Defender Plugin

iThemes Security Pro iThemes Security Pro
(3 votes)

iThemes Security is one of the most popular security plugins for WordPress The Pro version comes with all the necessary features for protecting your site from hackers and other security threats First... Read full review

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Defender Plugin Defender Plugin
(2 votes)

Defender is a WordPress security plugin developed by WPMU Dev This premium plugin allows you to strengthen the overall security of your WordPress site It will scan your website for security... Read full review

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Why is iThemes Security Pro better than Defender Plugin?


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+30

4 Reasons to consider this

  • Compared to others the price is reasonable
  • Offers free plan with multiple advanced features
  • Category leader in Best WordPress Security Plugins Compared 2020
  • Has 0 highlight features
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Why is Defender Plugin better than iThemes Security Pro?


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+69

6 Reasons to consider this

  • Friendly customer service
  • Easy to use even for a beginner
  • Compared to others the price is reasonable
  • The majority of our users are experiencing positive experience with Defender Plugin
  • Category leader in Best WordPress Security Plugins Compared 2020
  • Has 0 highlight features
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Pricing

  • Free trail, Subscription
  • $0 / 
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After analyzing 14 similar solutions the data above show that Security Ninja offers the lowesest starting price while Wordfence Premium offers the highest entry price.That being said is also worthtaking a closer look at what's on offer because sometimes you may get way more value for a solution with a higher entry price and vise versa.

Ratings

  • Value for money 66%
  • Ease of use 60%
  • Features & Functionality 66%
  • Customer support 74%
  • Overall Rating 66%
  • Value for money 90%
  • Ease of use 86%
  • Features & Functionality 86%
  • Customer support 90%
  • Overall Rating 88%

Features

Support

  • Live Chat
  • Mail
  • Phone
  • Forum
  • Live Chat
  • Mail
  • Phone
  • Forum

Reviews

  • Most Helpful Favorable Review

    Ray
    Fantastic! An amazing Plugin! Thank you iThemes Security for creating this amazing plugin, and for giving the free version such flexibility. Highly Recommended! Source: https://wordpress.org
  • Most Helpful Critical Review

    Haydrion Rayel
    I read this everywhere now, and I have now also my doubts that this can be true. I am testing now with almost all options off in ithemes, if I don’t see any change than a lot of users here are right...
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  • Most Helpful Review

    halcyonweb Security simplicity!
    What a great plugin that does what it says. i haven’t had a single problem since using Defender on our community site. Thank you for a free plugin of such high quality that also includes 2-Factor Au...
  • Read all Defender Plugin review

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