Wordfence is a security plugin that helps protect your site and notifies you of activity on your site. The default settings will be adequate for most users, however, you may wish to change notification settings depending on how you assign administration of your site.

Configuring Wordfence email alerts:

  1. Click on the “WordFence” top level menu in the WordPress admin panel.
  2. Click on “Options”.

To change where alerts go:

  1. In the “Basic Options” section, find the “Where to email alerts:” form. This address will default to the site administrator’s email address. You can change this address, or send to multiple addresses by separating them with commas.

To change the things that trigger alerts:

  1. Find the “Advanced Options” section and the “Alerts” subsection.
  2. You may check or uncheck alerts as you see fit.