How to Hide Login Errors in WordPress

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Are you concerned about the security of your WordPress website? One of the potential vulnerabilities that hackers can exploit is the display of login errors. By default, WordPress provides error messages on the login page which can reveal valuable information to attackers. However, there is a simple solution to hide these login errors and enhance the security of your website. In this article, we will guide you through the process of hiding login errors in WordPress to protect your site from potential threats.

					function wpturbo_hide_login_errors() {
    remove_action( 'login_errors', 'wp_login_errors' );
add_action( 'login_init', 'wpturbo_hide_login_errors' );

The code snippet provided allows for the hiding of login errors on the WordPress login page. Let’s break down how this code works.

First, we create a new function called wpturbo_hide_login_errors(). This function will be responsible for removing the default action that displays login errors.

Inside the function, we use the remove_action() function to remove the action wp_login_errors from the login_errors hook.

remove_action( 'login_errors', 'wp_login_errors' );

The remove_action() function takes two parameters: the hook name (login_errors) and the function name (wp_login_errors) that is currently hooked to it. By removing this action, we effectively prevent the login errors from being displayed.

The last step is to hook the wpturbo_hide_login_errors() function into the login_init action. This ensures that the function is executed at the appropriate time during the login process.

add_action( 'login_init', 'wpturbo_hide_login_errors' );

By hooking this function into the login_init action, it will be executed when the login process initializes, allowing us to remove the login errors before they are displayed on the login page.

Using this code snippet, you can effectively hide the login errors on your WordPress login page, providing a cleaner and more professional appearance for your users.

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