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How To Change WordPress Admin Login URL For Improved Security

One of the most common types of hacking on WordPress is a brute force attack. In this kind of attack, a hacker attempts to try various permutations & combinations of usernames & passwords to get inside of your WordPress blog.Especially when we all know that the common WordPress admin URL is “wp-admin”, any hacker can easily get started with brute force attacking.There are many free security WordPress plugins out there that help you prevent brute force attacks. One major step you can take right now is by changing the WordPress admin URL. This way, hackers will not be able to find the login link & this reduces the chance of getting attacked.In this WordPress security series, I will be showing you how you can use two plugins to change your URL. One plugin is simply used to change the login URL of WordPress from a security perspective, and the other one is for improving the user experience.At the end of this guide, I have also shared more useful resources that you can follow t…