wp_login_form( array $args = array() )

Provides a simple login form for use anywhere within WordPress.


Description Description

The login format HTML is echoed by default. Pass a false value for $echo to return it instead.


Parameters Parameters

$args

(array) (Optional) Array of options to control the form output.

  • 'echo'
    (bool) Whether to display the login form or return the form HTML code. Default true (echo).
  • 'redirect'
    (string) URL to redirect to. Must be absolute, as in "<a href="https://example.com/mypage/">https://example.com/mypage/</a>". Default is to redirect back to the request URI.
  • 'form_id'
    (string) ID attribute value for the form. Default 'loginform'.
  • 'label_username'
    (string) Label for the username or email address field. Default 'Username or Email Address'.
  • 'label_password'
    (string) Label for the password field. Default 'Password'.
  • 'label_remember'
    (string) Label for the remember field. Default 'Remember Me'.
  • 'label_log_in'
    (string) Label for the submit button. Default 'Log In'.
  • 'id_username'
    (string) ID attribute value for the username field. Default 'user_login'.
  • 'id_password'
    (string) ID attribute value for the password field. Default 'user_pass'.
  • 'id_remember'
    (string) ID attribute value for the remember field. Default 'rememberme'.
  • 'id_submit'
    (string) ID attribute value for the submit button. Default 'wp-submit'.
  • 'remember'
    (bool) Whether to display the "rememberme" checkbox in the form.
  • 'value_username'
    (string) Default value for the username field.
  • 'value_remember'
    (bool) Whether the "Remember Me" checkbox should be checked by default. Default false (unchecked).

Default value: array()


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Return Return

(string|void) String when retrieving.


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Source Source

File: wp-includes/general-template.php

function wp_login_form( $args = array() ) {
	$defaults = array(
		'echo' => true,
		// Default 'redirect' value takes the user back to the request URI.
		'redirect' => ( is_ssl() ? 'https://' : 'http://' ) . $_SERVER['HTTP_HOST'] . $_SERVER['REQUEST_URI'],
		'form_id' => 'loginform',
		'label_username' => __( 'Username or Email Address' ),
		'label_password' => __( 'Password' ),
		'label_remember' => __( 'Remember Me' ),
		'label_log_in' => __( 'Log In' ),
		'id_username' => 'user_login',
		'id_password' => 'user_pass',
		'id_remember' => 'rememberme',
		'id_submit' => 'wp-submit',
		'remember' => true,
		'value_username' => '',
		// Set 'value_remember' to true to default the "Remember me" checkbox to checked.
		'value_remember' => false,
	);

	/**
	 * Filters the default login form output arguments.
	 *
	 * @since 3.0.0
	 *
	 * @see wp_login_form()
	 *
	 * @param array $defaults An array of default login form arguments.
	 */
	$args = wp_parse_args( $args, apply_filters( 'login_form_defaults', $defaults ) );

	/**
	 * Filters content to display at the top of the login form.
	 *
	 * The filter evaluates just following the opening form tag element.
	 *
	 * @since 3.0.0
	 *
	 * @param string $content Content to display. Default empty.
	 * @param array  $args    Array of login form arguments.
	 */
	$login_form_top = apply_filters( 'login_form_top', '', $args );

	/**
	 * Filters content to display in the middle of the login form.
	 *
	 * The filter evaluates just following the location where the 'login-password'
	 * field is displayed.
	 *
	 * @since 3.0.0
	 *
	 * @param string $content Content to display. Default empty.
	 * @param array  $args    Array of login form arguments.
	 */
	$login_form_middle = apply_filters( 'login_form_middle', '', $args );

	/**
	 * Filters content to display at the bottom of the login form.
	 *
	 * The filter evaluates just preceding the closing form tag element.
	 *
	 * @since 3.0.0
	 *
	 * @param string $content Content to display. Default empty.
	 * @param array  $args    Array of login form arguments.
	 */
	$login_form_bottom = apply_filters( 'login_form_bottom', '', $args );

	$form = '
		<form name="' . $args['form_id'] . '" id="' . $args['form_id'] . '" action="' . esc_url( site_url( 'wp-login.php', 'login_post' ) ) . '" method="post">
			' . $login_form_top . '
			<p class="login-username">
				<label for="' . esc_attr( $args['id_username'] ) . '">' . esc_html( $args['label_username'] ) . '</label>
				<input type="text" name="log" id="' . esc_attr( $args['id_username'] ) . '" class="input" value="' . esc_attr( $args['value_username'] ) . '" size="20" />
			</p>
			<p class="login-password">
				<label for="' . esc_attr( $args['id_password'] ) . '">' . esc_html( $args['label_password'] ) . '</label>
				<input type="password" name="pwd" id="' . esc_attr( $args['id_password'] ) . '" class="input" value="" size="20" />
			</p>
			' . $login_form_middle . '
			' . ( $args['remember'] ? '<p class="login-remember"><label><input name="rememberme" type="checkbox" id="' . esc_attr( $args['id_remember'] ) . '" value="forever"' . ( $args['value_remember'] ? ' checked="checked"' : '' ) . ' /> ' . esc_html( $args['label_remember'] ) . '</label></p>' : '' ) . '
			<p class="login-submit">
				<input type="submit" name="wp-submit" id="' . esc_attr( $args['id_submit'] ) . '" class="button button-primary" value="' . esc_attr( $args['label_log_in'] ) . '" />
				<input type="hidden" name="redirect_to" value="' . esc_url( $args['redirect'] ) . '" />
			</p>
			' . $login_form_bottom . '
		</form>';

	if ( $args['echo'] )
		echo $form;
	else
		return $form;
}

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3.0.0 Introduced.


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