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How to set up OTP Verification for WordPress Default Login Form?

How to set up OTP Verification for WordPress Default Login Form?


OTP verification via Phone or Email on the WordPress default login form. Secure your WordPress website's login process using OTP verification or Two-factor authentication. Increase the security of your WordPress website and secure user accounts by adding an extra layer of verification.

miniOrange's OTP verification Plugin adds security to WordPress's default login forms by requiring users to provide a one-time passcode to validate their phone or email. This guide will help you set up OTP verification for the WordPress default login form.

You can download miniOrange OTP Verification plugin using the following link:

Email Verification / SMS Verification / OTP Verification / OTP Authentication

by miniorange


OTP Verification on Email & SMS on all forms. WooCommerce SMS Notification. PasswordLess OTP Login. Custom Gateway for OTP Verification. 24/7 support


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Tested with 6.4.1

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Follow these steps to setup OTP Verification on the WordPress default Login Form

1. Setup Phone Verification for WordPress default Login Form

  • Go to the Forms tab in the OTP Verification plugin.
  • Search and select WordPress default login Form from the list.
  • WordPress WordPress default login with OTP - Go to the Forms tab
  • Enable the checkbox next to the WordPress default Login Form and enable Phone Verification.
  • WordPress WordPress default login with OTP - Check WordPress default login form
  • Enter meta key in the Phone User Meta Key field.
  • If you don't know the metaKey against which the phone number is stored for all your users then put the default value as phone.
  • Then, click on the Save Settings button.
  • WordPress WordPress default login with OTP - Click Save Settings
  • Go to the WordPress default login form and enter your login credentials.
  • Then click on the Login button.
  • WordPress WordPress default login with OTP - WordPress default Login Form
  • You will receive a pop-up prompting you to confirm the OTP, which will be sent to the phone number linked to the user's account.
  • Input the OTP and then click the Validate OTP button.
  • WordPress WordPress default login with OTP - Enter OTP
  • Once the OTP verification is successful, the user will be logged into their account successfully.

1.1. Allow the user to add a phone number if it does not exist

  • When a user does not have a registered phone number associated with their account, check the enable “Allow the users to add a phone number if it does not exist” option.
  • Click on the Save Settings button.
  • WordPress default login form - Users add phone number
  • Navigate to the WordPress default login form.
  • Enter your username and password then click the Login button.
  • WordPress default login form - WordPress default login form
  • If a user hasn't registered a phone number with their account, they will receive a pop-up prompting them to do so.
  • Users should input their phone number and then click on the Send OTP button.
  • WordPress default login form - Click send OTP button
  • The OTP will be sent to the registered phone number, and the user will be required to enter the received OTP for verification.
  • Click on the Validate button.
  • WordPress default login form - Enter verify code
  • Once the OTP verification is successful, the user will be logged into their account successfully.

1.2. Allow users to log in using their phone numbers.

  • If a user is to login using their phone number, the enable "Allow users to login with their phone number" option.
  • You have the option to modify the text in the Username field.
  • Then click on the Save Settings button.
  • WordPress default login form - Edit Username field text
  • Navigate to the WordPress default login form.
  • Please enter your Username/Email/Phone Number along with your Password.
  • Next, click on the Login button.
  • WordPress default login with OTP Verification - click log in
  • You'll receive a popup to verify the OTP. enter the OTP received via phone/email, then click on the Validate OTP button.
  • WordPress default login with OTP Verification - Enter one time passcode
  • Once the OTP verification is successful, the user will be logged into their account successfully.

1.3. Do not allow users to use the same phone number for multiple accounts

  • This setting ensures that each phone number can only be associated with a single user account, preventing multiple accounts from using the same phone number.
  • Enable the option "Do not allow users to use the same phone number for multiple accounts."
  • Then click on the Save Settings button.
  • WordPress default login with OTP Verification - Don't allow users use same phone number
  • Should a user attempt to use the same phone number for multiple accounts, they will receive an error message.
  • WordPress default login with OTP Verification - Don't allow users use same phone number

2. Setup Email Verification for WordPress default Login form

  • Go to the Forms tab in the OTP Verification plugin.
  • Search and select WordPress default login Form from the list.
  • WordPress default login with OTP Verification - Search WordPress default
  • Enable the checkbox next to the WordPress default Login Form and enable Email Verification.
  • Then click on the Save Settings button.
  • WordPress default login with OTP Verification - Enable enail verification option
  • The user will be sent an OTP to the email address linked to their account.
  • A pop-up will appear for OTP verification. Enter the OTP and click the Validate OTP button.
  • WordPress default login with OTP Verification - Enter received email OTP
  • Once the OTP verification is successful, the user will be logged into their account successfully.

3. Advance settings for Phone & Email verification

    3.1. Allow users to login with a password and OTP (2FA)

    • Navigate to the Advance settings for phone and Email verification.
    • Enable the “Login with Password and OTP (2FA)” option.
    • Next, click on the Save Settings button.
    • WordPress default login with OTP Verification - Login with Password and OTP
    • Go to the WordPress default login form and enter your login credentials.
    • Then, click on the Login button.
    • WordPress default login with OTP Verification - WordPress default login page
    • You'll receive a popup to verify the OTP. enter the OTP received via phone/email, then click on the Validate OTP button.
    • WordPress default login with OTP Verification - click validate OTP
    • Once the OTP verification is successful, the user will be logged into their account successfully.

    3.2. Allow users to login with only OTP

    • This feature allows users to log in without using a password, known as Passwordless Login. To access their accounts, users will only need to input their Username/Phone Number/Email address, and an OTP will be sent to either their Phone Number or Email address, depending on the enabled OTP type.
    • Enable the "OTP-only Login" option, and afterward, click on the Save Settings button.
    • WordPress default login with OTP - Login with only OTP
    • Go to the WordPress default login form.
    • Please enter your Username and then click on the Login button.
    • WordPress default login with OTP - WordPress default login form
    • You'll receive a popup to verify the OTP. enter the OTP received via phone/email, then click on the Validate OTP button.
    • WordPress default login with OTP - Enter Validate OTP
    • Once the OTP verification is successful, the user will be logged into their account successfully.

    3.2.1 Allow users to login with Username and Password

    • With this option, users will have the choice to either log in using OTP alone or to use the method of logging in with a Username and password.
    • Enable the “Login with only OTP” option.
    • Enable “Allow users to login with Username and Password” option.
    • Next, click on the Save Settings button.
    • WordPress default login with OTP - User login with username and Password
    • Go to the WordPress default login form.
    • If you need to log in using OTP, enter your Username and then click on the Login with OTP button.
    • WordPress default login with OTP - WordPress default login form
    • You'll receive a popup to verify the OTP. enter the OTP received via phone/email, then click on the Validate OTP button.
    • WordPress default login with OTP - Click Validate OTP button
    • Once the OTP verification is successful, the user will be logged into their account successfully.
    • Go to the WordPress default login form.
    • If you need to log in using password, enter your Username and then click on the Login with Password button.
    • WordPress default login with OTP - WordPress default login
    • You'll now encounter a password field. Input your password and then click on the Login with Password button.
    • WordPress default login with OTP - Enter Password
    • The user will be logged into the account successfully.

    3.3. Allow the Administrator to bypass OTP verification during the login

    • Enable “Allow the administrator to bypass OTP verification during the login” option.
    • Next, then click on the Save Settings button.
    • WordPress default login with OTP - Administrator to bypass otp verification

    3.4. Delay OTP Verification

    • With this feature, the administrator won't be prompted for OTP verification during login.
    • Enable “Delay OTP Verification” option.
    • Enter the interval at which you want OTP Verification to be invoked for users.
    • Next, then click on the Save Settings button.
    • WordPress default login with OTP - Select time in min

4. Select Redirection after login

  • Navigate to the “Select Redirect after login” feature.
  • If users wish to be redirected to the default page after logging in, activate the "Redirect to Default Page (Current Page)" option.
  • Then click on the Save Settings button.
  • WordPress WordPress default login with OTP - Redirect default Page
  • To redirect to a specific page after login, users can enable the "Select Redirection Page" option. They can then choose a page from the dropdown list.
  • Next, then click on the Save Settings button.
  • WordPress WordPress default login with OTP - Select redirection page
  • Once you log in, you'll be directed to the chosen page.

For more information about WordPress OTP Verification

For more details and installation process of OTP verification check our plugins page

For more questions check our FAQ page

If you still have any question or further concerns, please feel free to drop an email to otpsupport@xecurify.com

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