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I'm manually creating my own Wordpress login form. The action parameter of all the forms points to wp-login.php. I want to change it for all of them to custom url (/login). Any idea how to that?

For example:

<form name="lostpasswordform" id="lostpasswordform"
action="http://mywebsite.com/wp-login.php?action=lostpassword" method="post">

So I want to change the form action into mywebsite.com/login/?action=lostpassword Note, I need for both Login, Register and Lost Password.

Kind regards.

  • I think you could to this with an Url rewrite rule, either in htaccess or using WP's rewrite API. – Michael Sep 26 '18 at 11:48
  • @Michael neither way, it's out of question. in WP, you almost never need to (and shoulnd't) touch htaccess, unless no other way remains there. – T.Todua Sep 26 '18 at 13:46
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Follow standards instead of ugly solutions. Use WP filter (put inside functions.php):

add_filter( 'site_url', 'my_url_modifier', 10, 4 );

function my_url_modifier( $url, $path, $scheme, $blog_id)
{
    if($url=='http://mywebsite.com/wp-login.php?action=lostpassword')   
        return 'http://your_link..';
    else 
        return $url;
}

p.s. You should add other links there link example. Also, you can sanitise further parameters, like : if ($path=='wp-login.php')....

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