Add a login link to the wp_nav_menu

Adding this snippet to the functions.php of your wordpress theme will add a login link to your wp_nav_menu or if the user is already logged in a logout link.

Code Snippet:

add_filter('wp_nav_menu_items', 'add_login_logout_link', 10, 2);
function add_login_logout_link($items, $args) {
$loginoutlink = wp_loginout('index.php', false);
$items .= '<li>'. $loginoutlink .'</li>';
return $items;

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  1. hey kevin thank you very much for this code but i also want to add register link, plz suggest me how to do it.
    Actually i modified the code to :-
    add_filter(‘wp_nav_menu_items’, ‘add_login_logout_link’, 10, 2);
    function add_login_logout_link($items, $args) {

    $registerlink = wp_register(”, ”);
    $loginoutlink = wp_loginout(‘index.php’, false);
    $items .= ”. $loginoutlink .”.”. $registerlink .”;
    return $items;

    but its not working.

    1. change
      $items .= ”. $loginoutlink .”.”. $registerlink .”;

      $items .= ”. $loginoutlink .”. $registerlink .”;

      1. thanks fo ua help buddy, but actually i sorted it on own.

        1. cool glad to hear it!

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