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How To Chnage WP-ADMIN Page in WordPress 3.2

Wordpress is world very famous content management system. Millions of users using it to create blogs, websites, niches etc. But in all sites back-end working as same. So hackers creating some tools, methods to hack them. We can show brutal force attack for a example.

All wordpress sites admin located on a same place. (yoursite.com/wp-admin). users can find admin username with the blog posts. Then some times hackers guess your password with various method. So this post will show how to change your path to admin folder

First go to your wordpress installed place with FTP browser (like filezilla) or anyway, Then edit .htacess file like below.

RewriteEngine On
RewriteBase /
##### ABOVE THIS POINT IS ALREADY INSERTED BY WORD PRESS
#####TECHFURK code is BELOW #####

RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} wp-admin/
RewriteCond %{QUERY_STRING} !YOURSECRETWORDHERE
RewriteRule .*\.php [F,L]
RewriteCond %{QUERY_STRING} !YOURSECRETWORDHERE
RewriteRule ^new-admin/(.*) wp-admin/$1?%{QUERY_STRING}&YOURSECRETWORDHERE [L]
##### TECHFURK code is ABOVE #####
##### BELOW THIS POINT IS ALREADY INSERTED BY WORD PRESS

RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
RewriteRule . /index.php [L]
  • Replace a good security word with YOURSECRETWORDHERE
  • Replce new admin folder name with  new-admin..
Now save it.  and go to new admin folder name (ex. mydomain.com/new-admin/)

Now the default wp-admin folder is blocked. you will see a error message when go there. but you can go to this page with your secret word (ex mysite.com/wp-admin/?YOURSECRETWORDHERE)

Comment here if any problem you got
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  1. Securing your WordPress admin is the first option that you need to look for, thank you for this awesome post.

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