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Posted By Gregory

How to find hidden entrance on a WordPress site

Easy way to find hidden login page and dashboard on a WordPress powered site


Let’s say you decide to hide your WordPress login page and wp-admin dashboard from hackers by hiding these pages with some tools or tricks. Do you think that it really works? Nobody knows your secrets? Don’t be so naive.

You can easy to find login and dashboard pages with the following tricks. Just try it on your “protected” site. It’s safe, but exciting!

To find out URL of the WordPress login page enter in the browser’s address bar:

  • www.yoursite.com/login

To find out URL of the WordPress admin dashboard page enter in the browser’s address bar:

  • www.yoursite.com/admin
  • www.yoursite.com/dashboard

Cheers! That’s how easy hackers can discover and get access to your hidden stuff. And then hackers from around the world will start brute forcing your WordPress.

How to fix that security issue? Just protect your site with WP Cerber.

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I'm a team lead in Cerber Tech. I'm a software & database architect, WordPress - PHP - SQL - JavaScript developer. I started coding in 1993 on IBM System/370 (yeah, that was amazing days) and today software engineering at Cerber Tech is how I make my living. I've taught to have high standards for myself as well as using them in developing software solutions.

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