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I saw this post yesterday http://digwp.com/2011/01/simpler-login-url/ where a 'custom' word is used to direct the user from url.com/admin to url.com/wp-login.php and I'm asking (also did so in the comments without an answer) if its possible to deny any access to the admin unless used a secret url, so if a user is not logged in and tries url.com/wp-admin or wp-login.php he's denied access and only if he tries url.com/my-secret he's then redirected to the admin?

thoughts?

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I don't think that's possible using .htaccess alone.

Even if it were, what would be the usefulness of keeping a secret which would be displayed in plain text in the URL bar?

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  • it will be only known to the editor/admin of the site, it's a secret as in a special 'keyword' just to get to door.
    – Amit
    Jan 13, 2011 at 22:08

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