How to Create Auto Login URLs with LoginPress

Suppose you do not wish to provide website logins/credentials to certain users or roles to maintain the website’s security, of course! What would you do?

The LoginPress Auto Login Add-on simplifies the process for you. It lets you (the administrator) generate a unique URL for users who don't want to provide the username and password to log in to your site. The users can view nothing more than the login URL to reach your website.

This knowledgebase article will show how you can generate an auto-login URL for a user.

Let’s get started!

Activate Auto Login Add-on

Note: Here, we’ve assumed that you have already upgraded to LoginPress Pro and have activated the License Key

First, go to the left of the WordPress admin dashboard and navigate to LoginPress > Add-Ons. Next, you need to find the Auto Login Add-On and Toggle On the button to activate the Auto Login add-on.

Activate Auto Login Add-on

Set Up Auto Login URLs?

To set up the Auto Login addon, your will need to check the following steps.

Step 1: Create a Temporary User Name

To use auto-login magic links, you must create a username first.

Search Username

For this, go to the WordPress admin dashboard and click Users >> Add New. 

Add New

A new screen with a list of already added usernames will open up. Click on Add New button at the top left corner.

Users: Add New

Next, you’ll need to fill in all the information, including

  • Username (required): Add a username.
  • Email (required): Add a valid Email address (required). 
  • First Name: Add the first name.
  • Last Name: Add the last name.
  • Website: You can even add the website of the user.
  • Password: Once you fill out the form, Generate a Password.
  • Send User Notification: This checkbox will send the new user an email about their account.
  • Role: You can create auto-login URLs for multiple users to give them access per role, including Shop manager, Customer. 
  • Add New User: Click on 

For further ado, see the screenshots below:

Add New User

Step 2: Get Started with Auto Login Add-on.

Since you’ve added the new user, you’re ready for a step-by-step walk on how you can create Auto Login URL.

First, go to LoginPress on the left side of the dashboard menu and click on Settings

LoginPress: Settings

When you click on it, you’ll find the Auto Login tab next to the Settings tab.

Simply search the user name in the Search Username field; it will automatically generate an Auto-Login URL for that user.

Once the auto-login URL is generated, give it to the user. Now the user can use this login magic link to automatically log in to your WordPress site without the need of having a username and password via this Auto Login URL.

Auto Login Tab

You will get a list of all the users you have given auto-generated login links. You can disable someone's access by deleting that user from the list or generate a new URL for the same user by just clicking the New button.

Action Buttons

If you mistakenly add the same user twice, that user will be automatically highlighted.

Search Username

Step 3: Final Result

Let’s use this Auto Login URL to see if it works.

Use Auto Login URL

The Auto Login URL works as it lets the user automatically log in to your site. When the user completes the work, he can simply log out of your site. He can use the same auto-login URL before you make any changes to it.

Auto Login

That's it! We’ve demonstrated how you can generate the auto-login URL for the users. Try the LoginPress Auto Login Add-on, and let us know how much it helped you!
If you have any doubts or questions related to this matter, please don’t hesitate to contact our support team.

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Updated on October 5, 2022

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

These FAQs answer the most common questions about our WordPress custom login page plugin.

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Is LoginPress WPML Compatible?

LoginPress is fully supported with multilingual. LoginPress is also compatible with WPML Plugin, which means you can easily translate your login page with WPML plugin according to the given translation options in the WPML plugin.

Is LoginPress translation ready?

Yes, LoginPress has full translation and localization support via the LoginPress textdomain. All .mo and .po translation files should go into the languages folder in the base of the plugin.

Is coding skills needed to use LoginPress?

No, It is very easy to setup. Just plug and play. Have fun!

How to Install or Use LoginPress Pro?

Step-by-step instructions on How to Upgrade from existing Free version to Pro
1. You have installed and set up the Free version already.
2. Upload the Pro version.
3. Pro features will be enabled automatically.
4. You don’t need to set up Free version options again.
5. Setup Pro features like Google fonts, Google reCaptcha, Choose themes, etc.

Where is my license key?

License key is the Order ID which looks like in this format.
WHI150807-1234-12345
You can find it in the email Sales Receipt.

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