Setting up Trusona for WordPress using 2-Step Verification with TOTP

This guide details the steps required to set up Trusona as a 2-step verification authenticator with TOTP for WordPress.

Installing the Trusona App

Before you get started with the instructions below you'll need to install and register with the Trusona App.

  1. Download the Trusona App on the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.
  2. Follow the registration steps in the App.
  3. Verify your email by clicking the link from Trusona.
  4. You're setup and ready to go!

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1. Log in to Wordpress

Log in to WordPress and click on your profile icon

2. Security

Click on the Security tab

Click on Security
Click on Security

3. Getting Started

Under the Two-Step Authentication tab, click on Getting Started

Click on Getting Started
Click on Getting Started

4. Verification

Enter your phone number and then click on Verify via App

Enter phone info
Enter phone info

5. Scan the QR Code

A QR code will be shown on the screen.

  1. Open the Trusona app, and tap the Settings menu
  2. Tap 2-step verification (TOTP)
  3. Scan the QR code
  4. Type in the number you see from the Trusona app
Scan QR Code
Scan QR Code

6. Finalize

Enter the code from the app into the screen, then click on Enable. It should now show that the Two-Step Authentication setting is ON

The next time you log in to WordPress and are prompted for a One-time passcode, you can use the Trusona app to log in.

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