Why you have to change WordPress admin login URL
You all are familiar with the term of HACKING. It’s a very scary word for every website admin. If you ever search on google “how to hack WordPress site” you will find “Brute Force Attack” method. You know what is brute force? a sweet & simple answer is that, in this kind of attack, a hacker try various combinations of usernames & passwords to get inside of your WordPress blog via your WordPress admin login url and every blogger know that default WordPress admin page url is “wp-admin” or hacker’s also know it, and if you have same login url then change and secure it immediately.
Change your WordPress admin page url and after URL modification hacker will not be able to find your WordPress admin login url. I’m not saying that after wordpress admin login url modification you will be 100% secure, but 50% of hacking chances will be reduced. Ready to change WordPress admin page url – so without further delay let’s start the topic.
How to change WordPress admin page URL
Here I show you two easiest method:-
Method 1)- WPS hide login is the simplest plugin to change your WordPress admin login url with 90,000+ downloads. You can install it via WP repo go to Plugins->Add New and search WPS hide Login or you can download directly from WP repo. (WPS hide login plugin)
After installation & activation of plugin, go to Setting >General to change WordPress admin page url via WPS plugin configuration page. Scroll down your general setting page at the bottom here you see the configuration option, enter your favorite word in blank space like your Ex.GF name and believe me nobody will find this, expect you GF 🙂 just kidding.
Save it and remember it because it’s you new WordPress admin login url and this idea makes your login url hard to discover and don’t worry it doesn’t change any file in the root. It only intercepts the page request you can use it any WordPress site.
Method 2)– All in One WP Security is my favorite plugin, it not only change WordPress admin page url but also works on more other security factors. It’s a complete package with 500,000+ downloads. Install it via Plugin > Add New or you can manually install via download (All In One WP Security)
After installation, Click on WP Security menu and for change the WordPress admin login url go to Brute Force > Rename Login Page Tab, scroll down the page to the bottom you will see the checkbox with Enable Rename Login Page name, check it then enter your favorite word in blank space. Now you have successfully change your WordPress admin page url with these simple steps.
Change other important URL’s with WordPress admin login url
In WordPress repo. many plugins are available to change wordpress admin page url – registration page url – lost password url – logout url etc. This is must if you have a Multi-Author blog or using wordpress for registration multiple users.
Here is other plugin which is developed for change wordpress admin page url and other URL’s is the Custom Login URL
You can rename login, registration, lost password url & authentication redirects. Authentication redirects are the urls where the user will redirect after login or logout. It’s a small but powerful plugin for your WordPress blog.
I personally recommended All in One WP Security, after installation you will know that why this plugin is my favorite and i will post about this plugin use later. According to me, change wordpress admin page url for security perspective. This will more secure your WordPress blog.
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