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Login Widget With Shortcode

This is a simple login form in the widget. This will allow users to login to the site from frontend.

  • This is a simple login form in the widget.
  • Compatible with WordPress Multisite Installation.
  • Use this shortcode [login_widget] to use login form in your pages/ posts.
  • Just install the plugin and add the login widget in the sidebar.
  • Change some 'optional' settings in Login Widget Settings (admin panel left side menu) and you are good to go.
  • Add CSS as you prefer because the form structure is really very simple.
  • Use this shortcode [forgot_password] in your page to display the forgot password form. Forgot password link can be added to login widget from plugin settings page.
  • Login form is responsive.

Other Optional Options

  • Add CAPTCHA security in admin and frontend login forms.
  • Login Logs are stored in database ( IP, login status, login time ). PRO version has options to block IPs after certain numbers of wrong login attempts.
  • You can choose the redirect page after login. It can be a page or a custom URL.
  • Choose redirect page after logout.
  • Choose user profile page.
  • Easy CSS implementation from admin panel.

Facebook Login Widget (PRO)

There is a PRO version of this plugin that supports login with Facebook, Google, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram accounts. You can get it here in USD 3.00

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  • The PRO version comes with a FREE Content Restriction Addon. Partial contents of Pages/ Posts or the complete Page/Post can be hidden from visitors of your site.
  • Compatible with WooCommerce plugin.
  • Compatible with WordPress Multisite Installation.
  • Login Logs are stored in database. IPs gets Blocked after a certain numbers of wrong login attempts. This ensures site's security.
  • IPs can be Blocked permanently from admin panel.
  • Captcha login securiy in Frontend and Admin login Forms.
  • Restrict Admin panel Access for selected user Roles. For example you can restrict Admin Panel access for "Subscriber" and "Contributor" from your site.
  • Use Shortcode to display login form in Post or Page.
  • Use only Social Icons for logging in. No need to put the entire login form.
  • Change welcome text "Howdy" from plugin settings section.
  • Manage Forgot Password Email Body.
  • Easy CSS implementation from admin panel.
  • And with other useful settings. Click here for details

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Facebook Comments Extension

This Add-on can be used to replace the default Wordpress Comments and insert Facebook or Disqus or Google+ Comments system in your site. You can get it here in USD 1.00

  • Facebook Comments.
  • Disqus Comments.
  • Google+ Comments.
  • Globally turn off comments.

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    Login widget

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    Admin login with captcha security

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    General Settings

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    Security Settings

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    Error Message Settings

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    Style Settings

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    Email Settings

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    Users Login Log

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    Forgot Password form

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    Facebook Comments Addon

  1. Upload to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress.
  3. Go to Login Widget Settings and set some optional options. It's really easy.
  4. Go to Login Widget Settings -> Login Logs to check the user login log.
  5. Go to Appearance->Widgets in available widgets you will find Login Widget AFO widget, drag it to chosen widget area where you want it to appear.
  6. You can also use shortcodes to insert login form in post or pages. [login_widget title="Login Here"]
  7. Now visit your site and you will see the user login form.

Redirection After Login

To restrict a page from non logged in users and redirect users to requested URL after successful login, add this code in the top of the page template.

if ( !is_user_logged_in() ) {
Change "" to your login page url.

  • The Serbo-Croatian Language translation file is provided by Web Hosting Hub
  • Chinese translation is provided by Tianming Wu
  • Portuguese translation is provided by David Costa
  • Spanish translation is provided by Javier



  • Plugin settings panel design updated.


  • Option to redirect users to requested URL after successful login.


  • Bug fixed.


  • Notice message bug fixed.


  • Bug fixed.


  • Forgot Password functionality updated.


  • Option to change Error Login Message from plugin settings section.


  • Now Compatible with WordPress Multisite.


  • Code updated for compatibility.


  • Styling/ CSS updated in login form.


  • Login Log section updated in admin panel. Option added to Clear / Empty Login Log data.


  • Plugin message display updated.


  • User Login Log feature implemented.


  • Hooks are added for compatibility.


  • plugin code modifications.


  • Code updated with some security modifications.


  • Captcha security added in admin and frontend login forms.


  • plugin code optimized.


  • news dashboard widget optimized.


  • Settings saved message in admin panel.


  • Option to add after login redirect URL with redirect to page option.


  • Forgot password form email address added. dashboard news widget added.


  • forms structure is updated, Now with fully responsive login form. Make sure to reload the default styling of the plugin from plugin settings page.


  • forms structure is updated.



  • Login and Logout page redirection modified.


  • Remember me issue fixed.


  • Help and Support link added.


  • Plugin notice message bug fixed.


  • forgot password functionality added.



  • Localization is added.


  • admin menu related bug fixed.


  • Added support for css.


  • Modified error message display.


  • CSS file bug issue is solved.


  • Shortcode functionality is added.


  • this is the first release.

For any kind of queries

  1. Please email me Contact me at
  2. Or you can write comments directly to my plugins page. Please visit here
  • If you want to translate the plugin in your language please translate the sample .PO file and mail me the the file at and I will include that in the language file. Sample .PO file can be downloaded from here
Version 5.5.5

Requires WordPress version: 2.0.2 or higher

Compatible up to: 4.6.3

Last Updated 06 Jan 2017

Date Added: 12 Feb 2014

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