Restrict Access To WordPress Login Page

WordPress Security

In this tutorial we're going to create a WordPress plugin that can be used to help improve the security of your site by restricting access to the login page by a querystring password override.

With the WordPress login page being the entry input to the backend of your site it's important to make sure only certain people can access it. By restricting who can access it you will cut down on brute force attacks on your login form to try to gain access.

This plugin started off just by restricting by IP address but not everyone has a . . .

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