If you log-in to your WordPress backend and enter the right username but a false
password WordPress shows the error message „ERROR: The password you entered for
the username admin is incorrect. Lost your password?“ revealing that the username
„admin“ is registered and a possible attacker can check passwords with this
username to gain access to the installation.
This plugin changes the error messages to „ERROR: Invalid user/password
combination.“ if you enter a non-registered username and/or a false password and
makes it more difficult for an attacker to decypher your blog’s passwords.


Latest version: Download unified-login-error-messages v1.0 [zip]


Copy to plugin directory and activate.



  • Initial version.

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