Custom Login URL for WordPress

Apache HTTP Server LogoFrom WordPress 3.4 onwards, we can log into WP backend using custom URLs such as or /dashboard. For those who do not wish to wait that long, here is the quick tip on how to do it now without a plugin. Please note that rewrite isn’t a good place to implement it. That’s why it is going to be¬†implemented as part of the canonical API in 3.4.¬†

Here is the rewrite that should do the trick for /login, /logon, /login/, logon/. You are welcome to play with this rewrite rule for maximum fun!

RewriteRule ^log(i|o)n\/?$ [NC,L]

Please change the name of yourdomain in the above code.

Happy Rewriting! :)

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