0

I have a WordPress install that runs a few plugins purely as a backend. I want to completely hide the front end and just redirect it to the homepage. Should I redirect everything in htaccess and if so what exceptions should I allow? I assume there is a cron URL that should remain available?

  • Don't block wp-admin, wp-content if you want to be able to log in and edit anything. – WebElaine Oct 27 '17 at 19:22
0

The better solution was to create a new theme with the basic files required for a theme, in the main PHP file just add a PHP redirect to the root domain. This ensures anything front end related goes to to the homepage, everything else stays the same.

For WooCommerce you have to put a redirect in a header.php file too.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.