Country Blocking

If you begin to notice a surge in traffic to your WordPress website from certain countries, coupled with a large increase of spam in comments or via contact forms, you can block any submitted content from those specific countries.

Installing WPBruiser – Country Blocking Extension

  • In case you don’t already have WPBruiser installed, go to Dashboard -> Plugins -> Add New
  • Search for WPBruiser in the provided box , and click “Install Now”
  • After the installation finishes, click “Activate” and you’re ready to configure WPBruiser

The WPBruiser Country Blocking extension is just like a regular WordPress plugin and the installation is almost exactly the same process. Once the extension is downloaded you can follow the steps below:

  • Go to Dashboard -> Plugins -> Add New
  • Choose the “Upload” option located at the top of the page
  • Click “Choose File” and navigate to the “zip” file you’ve downloaded
  • Click “Install Now”
  • After the installation finishes, click “Activate”
  • Go to Dashboard -> WPBruiser -> Security
  • Choose the countries you want to block


Extensions subject to yearly license for support and updates. View license terms.

Extension Details

  • Version: 3.1.39
  • Released: June 6, 2016
  • Updated: May 4, 2020

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