How to find the auto_prepend_file on the new Wordfence firewall dashboard

How to find the auto_prepend_file on the new Wordfence firewall dashboard

A bit of pain to find but it’s doable !

Step 1

1) Make sure your on Wordfence Firewall

2) Click on the Click here to configure button


Step 2

1) Click Download .HTACCESS

2) The file will appear in your browser – Click to open the file


Step 3

1) You’ll have to scroll a far bit untill you see

2) This is what you’re looking for

Starts with /home

Ends with wordfence-waf.php

If you’re struggling to copy click at the end of that sentence, hold down shift, then keep tapping left arrow on your keyboard


Step 4

Now you can go to your cPanel and follow the steps found here from Step 4 to Step 10

Once Complete click back onto your WordPress Dashboard click Continue and then you’ll see this appear


Well done Wordfence will be up and running for you.

I hope you found this article helpful ! 🙂

Close Menu