Lots of WordPress websites are getting regular wp-login.php brute force attack. This also causes high CPU and memory usage on server. So it is highly recommend for WordPress websites administrator to change wp-login.php url to improve WordPress website security.
In this tutorial We will explain how to change wp-login.php to any other name.
Open wp-login.php file in any text editor. Find and replace all wp-login.php to wp-login-new.php.
We are here using wp-login-new.php, You can use nay other name according to your choice.
Save the file and close it.
Rename wp-login.php file to wp-login-new.php
Create a new blank file and name it as wp-login.php
Now open .htaccess file located in public_html directory and add following code at the top.
ErrorDocument 401 default
Now your WordPress login url will be:
And yourdomain.com/wp-login.php file will open a blank page.