Hide Login Error WordPress

Yesterday we saw how to Customize the WordPress Login. Today we’re going to finish it Hiding the Login Errors.

Today’s tip is something you should always add to all your WordPress projects.

When you type a wrong password it tells you Hey, wrong password!. Also tells you when you just entered a wrong username.

The point is we can not let the bad guys know what are they writing wrong.

There is an easy solution. Add this line to your functions.php in your theme folder.

You can also customize the error message 😉

2 Responses to “Hide Login Error WordPress”

  1. JMLeon April 20, 2010 at 9:56 am #

    Good tip, it’s awful how wordpress says if your username exists or not and is still unresolved.

    • quicoto April 20, 2010 at 9:57 am #

      Yup. Should be hidden by default 😉

      Regards.

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