How to Fix WordPress Keeps Logging Out Problem



Have you ever had an issue where your WordPress continually logs you out? Normally the standard troubleshooting steps fix this issue but if they don’t there is another reason this may be happening.In this video, we will show you how to fix WordPress keeps logging you out problem.

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Summary of this Tutorial:

Start by going to Settings, General and check your WordPress address url and site URL and make sure they are the exact same.

We are looking here because WordPress allows you to stay logged in based on the url.

If you use a different url your WordPress site it can’t authenticate to the session so it logs you out.

If you can’t access the admin area you can use a FTP client to edit your wp-config file and add two lines of code to it.

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4 thoughts on “How to Fix WordPress Keeps Logging Out Problem”

  1. I'm working with the Site owner, and I don't have access to his FTP site. This did not work for me at all. The owner originally set the urls to be https and he did not have an https site with his host. We changed the https to http: later so I'm wondering if that effected the logins. I clicked Log me off everywhere else on the bottom of the User page. Lets see if that works. I might have to create a new account and see if that works.

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