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There is a plugin that supports two-factor authentication via Google's Authenticator for self-hosted Wordpress blogs. Is there a similar feature I can turn on for hosted blogs? Every search I do turns up the former mechanism...

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Two-factor authentication is now available on blogs. blogs now supports two-factor authentication both via Google Authenticator as well as SMS.

See Wordpress | Two Step Authentication for an how-to on setting it up.

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Thanks for pointing that out. – Andrew Ferrier Sep 6 '13 at 8:22

Considering that the plugin isn't developed by WordPress and you can't install custom plugins on a blog, so no - at the moment there's no way to turn on two-factor authentication for blogs

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Thanks. To be clear, I'm not particular to that plugin; any mechanism for two-factor would be fine, so I was wondering if had another one. But that clears up one possibility, thanks. – Andrew Ferrier Sep 18 '12 at 12:10

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