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Good Bye wp-admin

Description

Plugin change the wp-admin url to admin-panel(or anything you want) in wordpress admin area without breaking anything.
eg: www.example.com/wp-admin/ to www.example.com/admin-panel/

Steps you should follow for working this plugin correctly :

Step 1: add this code to your wp-config file(screen shot-1).

define('WP_ADMIN_DIR', 'admin-panel');
define('ADMIN_COOKIE_PATH',SITECOOKIEPATH.WP_ADMIN_DIR);

Step 2: add this rule at the top of the your htaccess file(screenshot-2).

RewriteRule ^admin-panel/(.*) wp-admin/$1?%{QUERY_STRING} [L]

Step 3: Extract the zip file and just drop the contents in the wp-content/plugins/ directory of your WordPress installation and then activate the Plugin from Plugins page.
Refer screenshot for clear understanding.

Why this plugin need manual editing :

  • There is no option for inserting values wp-config file using wordpress hooks/filters
  • its difficult to add new rules in htaccess file with wordpress hook.

Because of this two reasons i cannot build a fully automatic plugin.Suggesions for improving this plugin is always welcome.

Warning :

  • Use this plugin at your own risk.
  • Don’t Activate the plugin on live website.You will loss wp-admin access.
  • USE ONLY YOU HAVE ROOT ACCESS.
  • For working this plugin correctly ,you should follow the steps correctly.

Screenshots

  • htaccess file
  • wp-config file
  • dashboard

Installation

Step 1: add this code to your wp-config file.

define('WP_ADMIN_DIR', 'admin-panel');
define( 'ADMIN_COOKIE_PATH', SITECOOKIEPATH . WP_ADMIN_DIR);

Step 2: add this rule at the top of the your htaccess file.

RewriteRule ^admin-panel/(.*) wp-admin/$1?%{QUERY_STRING} [L]

Step 3: Activate the plugin as usual.

see screenshot for more details.

Contributors & Developers

“Good Bye wp-admin” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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