Get Back In To Fix Wordpress When Locked Out From I Themes Security

Posted By Weston Ganger

<p>I was messing around with my wordpress site today and I accidentally copied and pasted php code into my page from the GUI editor.</p>
<p>Not a good idea when combined with all the security from a security plugin. So it locked me out, I couldnt go back in to fix my changes.</p>
<p>So I accessed my server over SSH but you could do it with FTP as well.</p>
<p>Then change your security plugins folder name by adding something like a 1 or something after.</p>
<p>This disabled the plugin and now it works. Afterwards I renamed in back to the original.</p>
<p>Works fine again. Not the most elegant solution but works, and I like that.</p>

Article Topic:Software Development - Wordpress

Date:July 18, 2014