How to Customize Error Messages with LoginPress

By default, WordPress shows an Error Messages containing hints to the user on putting incorrect login credentials to your website's Login Page. It makes hackers guess the correct details and intervene in your WordPress website. 

But if you want to elevate your security by changing the default login Error Messages in WordPress, you are at the right place!

LoginPress lets you customize the Error Messages that the user will get depending on the outcome of their unsuccessful login, registration, or forget attempts. Let it be the wrong Email Address, Username, or Password. 

This feature is available in both Free and Premium LoginPress

This knowledgebase article will show how you can easily customize the Error Message on the Login Form, Registration Form, and Forget Form.

Note: We assume that you’ve already Downloaded and Installed LoginPress. If not, you can check out our guide on How to Install And Activate LoginPress (Free).

Let’s get started! 

LoginPress Error Messages Feature

Step 1. Get Started with Error Messages Feature

First, go to the left side of the WordPress admin dashboard of your website. Navigate to LoginPress and click on the Customizer option.

Customizer

A new screen with all of the Customization Options will open up. Select the Error Messages option.

Error Messages

After clicking on the Error Messages option, a new window will open where you’ll get different fields of Error Messages that can be customized exactly the way you want.

Error Messages Window

Note: Once you are done, don’t forget to click the Publish button to make all the changes LIVE.

Publish Button

So, without much ado, let's dive deep into the Error Messages feature.

Step 2. Customize the Error Messages 

In the customizer editor of Error Messages, you’ll get multiple options to customize the Error Messages on multiple forms.

You’ll need to fill in the fields to change the Error Messages.

Note: Write customized Error Messages after <strong>Error:</strong>.

Let’s dive deep into Error Messages features.

1. Incorrect Username Message: 

Incorrect Username Error Message appears on the Login Form. It immediately pops up once the user enters the wrong Username

Note: The Incorrect Username Error will be shown if you’ve selected Only Username from the Login Order. 

You can customize these Incorrect Username Error Messages to anything you want, i.e., Invalid Username.

Incorrect Username Error Message

2. Incorrect Password Message: 

You’ll find the Incorrect Password Error Message on the Login Form. It immediately displays once the user clicks the Log In Button with the incorrect password.

LoginPress lets you customize these Incorrect Password Error Messages to anything you want, i.e., Invalid Password.

Incorrect Password Error Message

3. Empty Username Message: 

An Empty Username Error Message is found on the Login Form. It arises when the user tries to Login without providing the Username.  

You can customize these Empty Username Error Messages to anything you want, i.e., The username field is empty.

Empty Username Error Message

4. Empty Password Message: 

An empty Password Error Message emerges on the Login Form. It occurs as a result of a Login attempt without providing the Password.  

You can customize these Empty Password Error Messages to anything you want, i.e.,  The password field is empty.

Empty Password Error Message

5. Invalid Email Message:

An invalid Email Error Message pops up on the Login Form immediately after the user clicks the Log In Button with the incorrect Email Address.

Note: The Invalid Email Message will be shown if you’ve selected Only Email from the Login Order.

LoginPress lets you customize these Invalid Email Error Messages to anything you want, i.e., The email address isn’t correct.

Invalid Email Error Message

6. Empty Email Message: 

An Empty Email Error Message appears on the Login Form if the user tries to Login to the WordPress site without filling in the Email Address field on the Login Form.

Note: The Invalid Email Error Message arises when you’ve selected Only Email from the Login Order.

LoginPress lets you customize these Empty Email Error Messages to anything you want, i.e., Please type Empty Email Field.

Empty Email Error Message

7. Username Already Exist Message: 

The Username Already Exist Error Message is shown on the Registration Form when the user is about to Register to your site with an already registered name.

LoginPress lets you customize the Username Already Exist Error Messages to anything you want, i.e., Try Another Username.

8. Email Already Exist Message: 

Email Already Exist Error Message emerges on the Registration Form

This Error Messages will be shown if the user is about to register to the site with an already registered Email address.

LoginPress lets you customize the Email Already Exist Error Messages to anything you want, i.e., Try Another Email.

Email Already Registered Error Message

9. Forget Password Message: 

Forget Password Error Message rises on the Forget Form. This error message will be shown if the user provides the wrong Username or Email address to recover the forgotten password.

You can customize the Forget Password Error Message to anything you want, i.e., an  Invalid username or email.

Forget Password Error Message

10. Log in with an Email Message: 

Log in with an Email Error Message will be shown on the Login Form when the user tries to log in with the Username but you’ve selected the Email Address from the Login Order.

You can customize this Error Message to anything you want, i.e., an  Invalid Email Address.

Login with Email Error Message

That’s it! Easy right? Now you can easily get started with LoginPress Error Messages.

Now it’s your turn! Try out the LoginPress custom Error Messages, 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 27, 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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