Logout Redirect

Choose which URL users are directed to when logging out of WordPress.

Version 1.1.1

  • Allowing full URL redirects.
  • Performing clean redirect for logged out users.


January 26, 2013 - version 1.1.1
  • Allowing full URL redirects.
  • Performing clean redirect for logged out users.

January 17, 2013 - version 1.1
  • Added redirection macro expansion.
  • Added redirection rule forcing.

February 17, 2011 - version 1.0.3

    February 2, 2011 - version 1.0.2
    • New feature: Singlesite support.
    • New feature: ability to configure plugin on a per site basis on Multisite installs.

    January 19, 2011 - version 1.0.1
    • WP 3.1+ compatibility.
    • Use PHP redirect instead of JavaScript.
    • Add option to network admin settings.
    • Internationalization.

    April 1, 2009 - version 1

      Downloads 23,292

      Compatibility WordPress 4.1 Multisite 4.1

      Logout Redirect lets you choose exactly where users are sent when they log out.

      By default, when a user logs off your site they are directed to the WordPress branded login screen.

      Login Screen
      Default WordPress login screen

      Choose Where Users Go

      Redirect users to any page you choose, such as:
      • A network homepage
      • Help and Support
      • Sales page
      • Special offer for existing users
      Edublogs Website
      Redirect example landing page

      Set It and Forget It

      Drop any URL into the redirect text field and save – it really is that simple

      Logout Redirect Setting
      Simple one step configuration

      Take advantage of the last moments users spend on your site – you choose the page with Logout Redirect.

      For help with installing plugins please refer to our Plugin installation guide.

      Once installed login to your admin panel for WordPress or Multisite and activate the plugin:

      • On regular WordPress installs – visit Plugins and Activate the plugin.
      • For WordPress Multisite installs – Activate it blog-by-blog (say if you wanted to make it a Pro Sites plugin), or visit Network Admin -> Plugins and Network Activate the plugin.

      Please Note:

      • Not compatible with BuddyPress

      To Use on WordPress Multisite:

      When network-activated on a WordPress multisite install, head on over to Network Admin –> Settings –> Network Settings and add the URL in the text field labeled “Logout Redirect

      Logout Redirect Setting

      To Use on individual WordPress sites:

      If you have installed the Logout Redirect plugin on a single site install of WordPress, or have activated it blog-by-blog in a multisite install, simply head to Settings –> General in the site’s wp-admin, and add the URL in the text field labeled “Logout Redirect”.

      Logout Redirect Setting

      Thats it, your all setup and ready to go! And now instead of seeing the standard WordPress login screen:

      Login ScreenYou’ve redirected them to a much more useful page of your choosing such as your network homepage, your help and support site, or wherever you would like.

      In our example, they’ve been redirected to Edublogs.

      Edublogs Website