Change Login URL For WordPress Website – WPS Hide Login Plugin (Free)

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In this tutorial I want to show you a Free WordPress plugin to change the Login URL for your WordPress website. You can do this with the WPS Hide Login plugin and it’s easy to set up and this will improve the security of your website.

For all WordPress websites you can enter the basic URL followed by /wp-admin to go to the login page for the website.

That is also something that hackers know and use to hack your website. Therefore, it is wise to change the URL to something else to make it more difficult for hackers and to make your website more secure.

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Default Login URL for WordPress website

If I go to the URL of the website and then /wp-admin to the URL then you the login page of the website will be displayed. That’s the case by default for all WordPress websites.

Of course, this is also something that hackers know and therefore it’s well to take safety measures.

Download the WPS Hide Login plugin for WordPress

You can change the login URL for WordPress websites with a free plugin. That will decrease the amount of fake login attempts and attempts by hackers.

To download the plugin, you need to go to the Plugin section over here. Then you can click on the Add new button to install a new plugin and in this case, we need to go to the search bar and enter WPS Hide login.

Now you will see this plugin over here. It has over 1,000,000 active installations so a lot of people use this plugin. You just need to click on the Install now button and click on it to install the plugin.

Check out this tutorial to learn wich free basic plugins to install for any WordPress website

Change Login URL For WordPress Website – WPS Hide Login Plugin (Free)

Change the Login URL for WordPress website with the WPS Hide Login plugin

If you go over to the Settings option for the plugin over to the general settings so.

The plugin gives you a suggestion to change the log in URL to /login instead of /wp-admin.
But you can also change this to something else. I would recommend doing so because a lot of people use this plugin and I guess also a lot of people will use the default settings.

So my advice is to change this to something else. So, change the URL and don’t forget to click on the blue button to save all the settings.

WPS hide login WordPress plugin settings Change Login URL For WordPress Website – WPS Hide Login Plugin (Free)

Now everything is set and if I go over to the Incognito tab again. And go to the URL of the website follow by wp-admin, you’ll see that it won’t work. Instead, it will redirect to the homepage.

But if I enter the URL followed by Exampe1, as I have just set this up in the WPS Hide Login plugin, now you see that the WordPress login page will be displayed.

WordPress Log In Page WPS hide login WordPress plugin settings Change Login URL For WordPress Website – WPS Hide Login Plugin (Free)

So, everything works fine!

You can watch the video tutorial on YouTube over here.

I have made a tutorial were I explain how to protect WordPress websites from brute force attacks.

You can also track the site activity for WordPress websites very easily with a free plugin.

In this tutorial I have made a quick review about three free WordPress plugins to optimize the security of your website.

Check out this tutorial to learn which free WordPress plugins are recommended for any website.
For security reasons and performance of your site it’s recommended to keep your themes and plugins updated

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