[wp-hackers] redirects for /admin

Kirk Wight kwight at kwight.ca
Wed Mar 6 17:59:51 UTC 2013

The redirect is happening through a redirect tool on WP Engine, which I
thought would be at the server level; I'll dig deeper with them.

Still, out of curiosity, what is the best way to filter or remove that
/admin redirect? I'm combing through rewrite.php and filters now.

On 6 March 2013 12:26, Andrew Nacin <wp at andrewnacin.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 6, 2013 at 12:21 PM, Kirk Wight <kwight at kwight.ca> wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I'm working with a client that needs a redirect in our top level install
> > directory for /admin, pointing to an external tool. This is causing
> > problems for anyone logged in, or doing anything at /wp-admin.
> >
> > I'm having trouble finding info on it, but isn't there a built-in
> WordPress
> > redirect for /admin that could be causing my problems? What would be the
> > best way to disable it?
> There is a redirect for /admin built into WordPress, but I doubt it is
> causing your problem as it happens in PHP. If you do a redirect for /admin
> at the server level (Apache, nginx), you'll avoid it entirely.
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