WEBFI-WordPress-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.



  • Kiera D. on April 14, 2015

    Thanks so much for this! I spent hours trying to fix this problem, and yours was the only solution that worked for me :)!

  • Suanqu on January 12, 2017

    I checked all, deactivated plugins and short of restoring from backup, my only fix was to switch to another user admin account

  • ScreenPrintR on January 13, 2018

    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.

  • David DeWitt on October 30, 2019

    I have both site names the same but after submitting a comment (Chrome) I get a cannot connect error page? Does not happen with Microsoft Edge?

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