Transitioning away from Clef for two-factor authentication
This is a guide to help users transition from Clef to other forms of two-factor authentication. To best help you make the transition, please select how you use Clef:
- I log in with Clef using the Clef plugin on a WordPress site
- I log in with Clef on a non-WordPress site
- I am a developer who has integrated Clef using the Clef API
I log in with Clef using the Clef plugin on a WordPress site
If you're using WordPress and Clef, transitioning to another form of two-factor authentication is easy! This guide will walk you through uninstalling the Clef plugin and installing the Authy plugin or Google Authenticator through Jetpack or Wordfence.
- Log in to your WordPress site
Navigate to the
Pluginssection of your WordPress dashboard
- Deactivate the the Clef plugin.
- Delete the the Clef plugin.
- Follow one of these guides for setting up two-factor authentication with another plugin:
- 1. Two-Factor
- 2. Authy
- 3. Google Authenticator
If you do not have access to the
Plugins section of your WordPress site, please send this guide to your WordPress administrator.
I log in with Clef on a non-WordPress site
If your site is not a WordPress site, to switch away from Clef you simply need to disable Clef on your account and activate a second form of two-factor authentication.
Because every site is different, we can't give detailed instructions on how to change these settings, but we recommend looking for the
Security section of your
I am a developer who has integrated Clef using the Clef API
To transition away from Clef as a developer, you need to three primary things:
- Integrate an alternate form of two-factor authentication on your website or app
- Advise your users that Clef support will be ending on your website
- Disable your Clef integration
If you're a developer looking for help transitioning to another form of two-factor authentication, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.