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Hide WP URLs

With Hide WP URLs you can change the Wordpress URLs to increases your Wordpress security against hackers and spammers.

Protect your Wordpress site by changing and hiding the URLs that shows that you are using Wordpress CMS for your website.

Features Included:

  • Hide Wordpress wp-admin URL and redirect it to 404 page
  • Hide Wordpress wp-login.php and redirect it to 404 page
  • Change the wp-admin and wp-login URLs

Protection against:

  • Brute Force Attacks,
  • SQL Injection Attacks
  • Cross Site Scripting (XSS)

The FREE version does not work for Multisites, Nginx and IIS. Only the Premium version does.

The admin URL is the most common path that hackers use to break your Wordpress site.

If you don't protect yourself, you will end up having a hacked site sooner or later.

This is the free version of the plugin so you can use it for all your blogs without any restrictions.

Note: The plugin requires custom permalinks. Make sure you have it activated at Settings > Permalinks

Check out the Premium Features:

Author WPPlugins
Contributors johndarrel
Tags admin, apps, change wordpress urls, hide wp, hide wp url, hide wp urls, hide wp-admin url, hide wp-login url, hiding wordpress, login, path, paths, plugin, url, wordpress security
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    Choose the desired level of Wordpress security for your website

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    Change Wordpress URLs wp-admin and wp-login.php to different URLs

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    Choose to hide the wp-admin and wp-login.php to increase the Wordpress security and hackers will get 404 errors

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    Login to your website with the new login URL

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    You'll be redirected to the new admin URL

  1. Log In as an Admin on your Wordpress blog.
  2. In the menu displayed on the left, there is a "Plugins" tab. Click it.
  3. Now click "Add New".
  4. There, you have the buttons: "Search | Upload | Featured | Popular | Newest". Click "Upload".
  5. Upload the file.
  6. After the upload it's finished, click Activate Plugin.


  • Works with WP 4.7
  • Fixed https ajax in http frontend
  • Settings are not lost after plugin or theme activation


  • Fixed https ajax in http frontend
  • Settings are not lost after plugin or theme activation


  • Fix redirect if the 404 page doesn't exists


  • Compatible with Wordpress 4.6
  • Add Useful Notifications

Is Hide Wp Urls plugin working on WP Multisite?

Yes, this feature is only available in the PRO version. Please visit:

I forgot the custom login and admin URLs. What now?

Don't panic. You can still access your site with the secure parameter ?hmu_disable=[your_code] like http://domainname/wp-admin?hmu_disable=your_code

Is this plugin working if I don't have custom permalinks on my site?

No. You need to have custom permalinks set on in Settings > Permalinks. You will get a notification if something it's not setup right.

What to do before I deactivate the plugin?

It's better to switch to Default mode in Settings > Hide my wp. If you don't, the plugin will automatically change your site back to the safe URLs, and it will tell you what to do in case you don't have to write permission for the config files

Is this Plugin free of charge?

Yes. The Lite features will be free To unlock all the PRO features, please visit:

Version 1.1.005

Requires WordPress version: 3.5 or higher

Compatible up to: 4.7.2

Last Updated 07 Dec 2016

Date Added: 07 Sep 2016


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