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HC Custom WP-Admin URL

Small and simple security plugin that allows you to change url of wp-admin

35 reviews
Average Rating
3.3 out of 5 stars
DONT WORK
By , for WP 4.4.2

Não funciona na rede

Redirects To Homepage - Can't Log In
By , for WP 4.3.1

This plugin hasn't been updated for 2 years and will not work on WP's newest installs.

It's still being promoted on Facebook etc. but simply doesn't work.

To get back into site if you installed it and are locked out, rename your plugins folder, enter in 'old' way. Delete plugin. Rename plugin folder to original name. Activate all plugins again.

it has a bug
By , for WP 4.3.1

Notice: Undefined offset: 1 in ***\plugins\hc-custom-wp-admin-url\hc-custom-wp-admin-url.php on line 98

Could not log in to my site
By , for WP 4.3.1

I installed this plugin, added a custom_wpadmin_slug and could no longer get into my dashboard. I finally gave up and had to go into my Cpanel and access my phpmyadmin settings and get to my wp_options to correct the problem. If you have fell victim to this, goto this link and read what one person posted regarding the wp_options
http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/questions/175751/locked-out-of-admin-panel-after-installing-hc-custom-wp-admin-url

Not work
By , for WP 4.2.2

Not work in version 4.2.2

Works just fine on 4.2.2
By , for WP 4.2.2

Installation was easy, just set it up from the Settings -> Permalinks menu. "/wp-admin/" automatically redirects to the homepage. "/wp-admin.php/" 404's. Checked all other possible default WordPress login links and nothing takes you to the login screen, only the custom URL that I setup. Works perfectly, thanks!

Working fine
By , for WP 4.2.2

This plugin works on 4.2.2. Not only does it allow you to login from the new URL, but both /wp-admin and /wp-login.php redirect to the home page so bots can't even get to the login form :)

Did not work for me
By ,

It is still opening for wp-login.php
Totally waste of the time.

Worked then didn't
By , for WP 4.1

My site login page was getting attacked this morning and my hosting service recommended this plugin as a safety measure. Installed on a site running 4.1 and it bounced the wp-admin and wp-login urls to the homepage as desired. The new login url worked for my user name for about an hour, but a different administrator couldn't login at all, trying on all different browsers. When I gave up trying help my coworker I went back to my station and discovered that I could no longer log in as well.

On looking at the file logs in cpanel I did notice that a W3 Total Cache "minify" page was getting called. I had cleared the cache after installing this plugin, so I'm not sure if those weren't working well together. But it was just the css file, doesn't seem like it should be a problem, but that file had never been called when trying to login before.

Anyway, I don't know what the problem is, but there's no point using this to add security if I can't even log in. Deleted it through cpanel file manage since I couldn't access the WP admin at all.

Doesn't work with 4.0, PHP errors all over the place
By , for WP 4.0

Warning: do not install this plugin if you're running 4.0+! I couldn't log into my site at all, and kept getting PHP errors.

Finally, the only way to restore my site was to go into my FTP and manually delete the plugin from underneath my WordPress plugins folder. Before that, I was in a panic thinking that it had totally screwed up my website and that I would have to restore from a backup.

Also, even for the people who use it, sounds like there are a lot of bugs that the developer needs to work out. While it's a good idea, I wouldn't recommend it until they start providing better support and a non-buggy plugin.

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