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Login Issue – Possibly htaccess?

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  • Remove the .htaccess in the wp-admin folder.

    Thanks for the reply. If I remove the .htaccess file in the wp-admin folder, won’t I lose the extra security?

    What “extra” security is added by having that folder protected by an htpasswd, exactly?

    That sort of additional security is not really necessary, and, as you’ve discovered, the wp-login relies on files in the wp-admin directory.

    Otto,
    Thanks so much for the response! After doing some general research, I had found several articles that recommended to add an htaccess file in the wp-admin directory to add an extra level of security so that people trying to get to the wp-admin login page to hack it could not access it.

    Have you found this to be untrue? I’m relatively new to wordpress and am trying to take any precautions to make the site as secure as possible.

    Any feedback you can provide is greatly appreciated!

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