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Modify default WordPress admin login URL

Modifying default WordPress admin login URL create security by obscurity. 



Step 1: Locate wp-login.php file in Plesk Dashboard and copy its contents. Go to Files > httpdocs > wp-login.php.  


            Click and copy all the contents.



Step 2: Create a file with same name that you would like to add to the end of your login URL. For example, 


             in order to access admin login via URL domain.com/viewhere, you can create viewhere.php and 


             paste the wp-login.php code into the file.



 


Step 3: Open the newly created login file and replace all references to wp-login.php with the new .php file's name    


             (i.e. viewhere.php). 





Step 4: Backup the unaltered wp-login.php. Upon file downloaded, tick the wp-login.php box and click 


            'Remove' on top of the page to remove in server.





Step 5: Access the new login page via the URL you have chosen. 












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