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I want to use another link for logout because I have /wp-admin/* protected with htpassword. Is there a way to do this? Something like creating a custom page like site.com/logout then use it as my new logout link?

Thanks!

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You can filter 'logout_url' and return a custom value if you are in the admin area:

add_filter( 'logout_url', 'wpse_58453_logout_url' );
function wpse_58453_logout_url( $default ) 
{
    // set your URL here
    return is_admin() ? 'http://example.com/custom' : $default;
}
  • But why do i get 404? I tried mysite.com/logout but i get 404 do i need to add some code on the end url? – tiltdown Jul 14 '12 at 7:12
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    Well, the target should exist somewhere. :) You could create a custom endpoint (example). – fuxia Jul 14 '12 at 7:15
  • What will do with the endpoint? I created a page called 'logout' and it just redirects it there what do i need to add on the logout page? Thank you for your reply. – tiltdown Jul 14 '12 at 7:27
  • I am not sure if I still follow you … maybe that’s a separate question? – fuxia Jul 14 '12 at 8:21
  • No same question. Here's the thing i followed your function added it on my custom function file then made it to "mysite.com/logout" the logout is a WordPress page. When i do <?php echo wp_logout_url( ); ?> it gives me a the right logout url which is mysite.com/logout but when i click on it it will just redirect me to the /logout WordPress page. Do i need to setup any code on my /logout page on wordpress? – tiltdown Jul 14 '12 at 8:27
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This worked for me redirecting to the home page:

add_action('wp_logout','unlog');

function unlog(){
  wp_redirect( site_url() );
  exit();
}
  • Thank you, this works. The accepted answer just did a redirect without a logout. – Fabian von Ellerts May 13 at 14:53
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I think you should add rewrite rule in your htaccess file like this.

RewriteRule ^logout/(.*) /wp-login.php?action=logout&_wpnonce=$1 [QSA,L]
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I found the solution here: https://www.kmbytes.com/wordpress-logout-redirect-filter/

And it is working great!

add_filter( 'logout_url', 'my_logout_url' );
function my_logout_url( $url ) {
    $redirect = home_url();
    return $url.'&redirect_to='.$redirect;
}

Cheers!

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