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How to restrict wp-admin access from one IP

 How to restrict wp-admin access from one IP

As you know, wordpress is a easy to hack content management system. If you want to restric the admin area of your wordress (wp-admin), you can easily do this by adding the below line in .htaccess

Go to the folder where your blog hosts

vi .htaccess

<IfModule mod_rewrite.c>

<Files wp-login.php>

order deny,allow

deny from all

allow from 121.15.102.0/255.255.255.0    (Add your IP or range here)

</Files>

RewriteEngine On

RewriteBase /

RewriteRule ^index\.php$ - [L]

RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f

RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d

RewriteRule . /index.php [L]

</IfModule>

Save the file and test.