Hide My WP Ghost Exceptions
October 26, 2021
Hide My WP Ghost is compatible with all servers, hosting services, and also supports WordPress Multisite.
However, there are certain exceptions you need to take note of. We’ve documented these exceptions in this article, so make sure to keep reading.
Hide My WP Ghost with WordPress.com – Business plan
- Automattic does NOT allow for the wp-admin and the wp-login paths to be customized. WordPress uses Jetpack for login security and doesn’t accept any changes made to wp-admin and wp-login.php.
- you CAN, however, use Hide My WP Ghost to customize and hide other paths, such as WordPress Common Paths, in order to secure vulnerabilities related to plugins and themes. You can learn more about this here.
Hide My WP Ghost will not Work with Shared & Unmanaged NGINX Servers IF:
- user is unable to add the hidemywp.conf file to nginx.conf (this is required in order for all rewrites to be loaded). So, in order to use Hide My WP Ghost, user needs to have access to NGINX config file and access to restart the service. Or, user needs to be able contact the host to add the path_to_file/hidemywp.conf file in NGINX and restart the service for them.
- the host refuses to make changes in the nginx.conf file and restart NGINX.