WordPress is the most popular blogging platform but its powerful customisation options make it good for other kinds of websites as well. So, most of the hackers now try to hack WordPress by performing Bruteforce attack. To prevent bad login attempts or Bruteforce attacks, it is a good idea to change the default login URL. By changing the default login URL, you can protect your website from these attacks. Even if this is not the full protection, it still adds a layer of protection.
If you want to change the login URL of your WordPress website, you can keep reading this article.
Before I start, I want you to read how to create strong password. A strong password is always the one that s hard to crack by Bruteforce attack. I also recommend you to stop using the ‘admin’ username. If you do this, attacker will also have to make efforts in guessing the username as well.
Change Your WordPress Login URL
If you know coding in PHP, you can easily do this. But I will write about the easiest way of changing the login URL. So, that a normal person who do not know coding can also follow the guide. Now read how to change your WordPress login URL.
Install a WordPress plugin ‘WPS Hide Login‘. This plugin lets you safely change the login URL of your WordPress website without affecting any other code functionality.
You can add any URL you want to keep as your login URL. And then click on Save Changes button.
This is the easiest way of changing the login URL of WordPress.
Changing your URL can solve lots of problems. Even if you have strong password, Bruteforce attack and increase number of requests and take your website down. A custom login URL also makes login URL easy to understand. Whatever is the case, if you want to change the login URL, now you know.
I hope this guide helped you. We have lots of WordPress tutorials. Do not forget to explore those. If you still have anything to ask, you can leave it in the comment.