This article helps you to understand how to change wordpress blog url .
This article consists of following things:
- Why I need so?
- How can do it myself without impacting websites?
- Difficulty level [Easy, Medium, Hard].
- Total time consumed.
Why I need so?
It is universal known URL , From a security perspective, It’s a good idea to change your WP-admin login URL to make it hard for hackers to guess.
Why Should i change login URL?
- Protect Against Brute Force Attack
The reason behind changing WordPress admin URL is security. And brute force attacks involve exhaustive “guessing” of login credentials. Until the correct combination is found. This means a brute force attack needs to crack three variables to succeed:
- Username – don’t choose something obvious, like “admin.”
- Password – again, avoid the obvious and go for a complex password.
- Your login URL – the gateway to the WordPress dashboard.
2. Hides WordPress Vulnerabilities
WordPress is most popular CMS. But with popularity we cannot say it is free from vulnerable. It’s good to make security first priority.
3. Re-brand Admin URL
Sometimes your require wp-admin. And need to make your type of admin login URL. This may help those people.
How can do it myself without impacting websites?
Write user name or email address.
Write a password.
Then click to login.
Click on setting >>general
2.change this url
3.you can change email address
To add a layer of security and hide default login from your site
Download a plugin
Protect Your Admin
You can download directly from below url
wordpress.org/plugins/protect-wp-admin/After installing plugin, activate the plugin
After Save setting
wp-admin url has been changed
as per above settings new admin url are given below
After Update Plugin Setting , you cannot access
directly.Note : Before Logout note down new admin URL, otherwise you lost .