I´m using a plugin called "private content login redirect".

The plugin is actually only containing this piece of code:

    add_action('template_redirect', 'private_content_redirect_to_login', 9);
function private_content_redirect_to_login() {
  global $wp_query,$wpdb;
  if (is_404()) {
    $private = $wpdb->get_row($wp_query->request);
    $location = wp_login_url($_SERVER["REQUEST_URI"]);
    if( 'private' == $private->post_status  ) {

What it does is this: When a non-logged in user is viewing a private page, it redirects them to the log-in page. After they log in, they are taken back to the private page they just visited and can read it.

I would like it to redirect them to log-in page, but when they have logged in, they should be taken to a specific page (ex http://www.testsite.com/start) instead of the private page they visited.

  • I would not use this plugin at all as this screams SQL Injection to me. – Brian Fegter Feb 13 '17 at 22:02
  • Why is this? I solved it using two different plugins instead. One for redirecting all 404 pages to login and one for redirecting after login. – Hejhejhej123 Feb 14 '17 at 16:40
  • You can answer your own question and accept it if you've solved it. – Brian Fegter Feb 14 '17 at 18:07

from your code you need to change one for redirect user to specific page after login.

Your code : $location = wp_login_url($_SERVER["REQUEST_URI"]);

Change it as $location = wp_login_url (i.e. http://www.testsite.com/start); // pass url of page where you want to redirect user after login

Hope this will help you.

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  • didnt, work. took me to 404 page. But i solved it anyway (se answear to Brian). Thanks for the help anyway! – Hejhejhej123 Feb 14 '17 at 16:42

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