Support » Plugin: iThemes Security (formerly Better WP Security) » Hide option for login page broken after update

  • I updated to the latest version of Better WP Security last night and now the option to “hide” the login page by changing the slug are broken. When I enable this feature, I get 404 a error when clicking the “login” link from the WordPress bar. I tried uninstalling and reinstalling the plugin and it still breaks if I enable the option.

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  • Analogically, but backend its work if manual use slug url…

    Same thing happened to us. Ironically before the newest update the hide login page didn’t work at all as in it would still show and list wp-login.php. Now with the latest update it does change it to /login but that breaks the links for the wordpress bar and meta widget which makes it useless unless it changes those too. Making a redirect in htaccess doesn’t work.

    the bigger question now is, how am i supposed to log into my account? everything i try gets redirected or breaks my browser.

    Yeah, I’m actually locked out of my site and I have no idea what I’m supposed to do to get this to work again.

    same here. this blows

    Alright, I figured out the problem for my case.

    Turns out my Redirection plugin started screwing up by forwarding everything after folder/ like folder/admin to example.comadmin without the slash. Maybe the Better WP Security had something to do with it, or maybe not… but I just snuck into the FTP renamed the Redirection plugin folder name, and voila… once the cookies cleared, I get access again to the login page.

    If that’s not the problem, people have told me to just get into your .htaccess file and adjust the #better wp plugin section and/or rename plugin folder name.

    Good luck everyone

    wow, you’re a life saver. I renamed the redirection plugin I was using and can now log into the site.

    the question remains: after I complete the update to the new security plugin by changing the name ( can I use the redirection plugin or will that continue to break login?

    interestingly enough, I was able to reactivate the redirect plugin and all is working smoothly right now.

    very odd.

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