How To Remove the WordPress Login Shake Effect

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Looking for a way to remove the WordPress login shake effect? This snippet will remove the shake effect that occurs after a login error.


All you have to do is add this code to your theme’s functions.php file or in a site-specific plugin:

function wps_login_error() {
	remove_action('login_head', 'wp_shake_js', 12);
add_action('login_head', 'wps_login_error');

Note: If this is your first time adding code snippets in WordPress, then please refer to our guide on how to properly add code snippets in WordPress, so you don’t accidentally break your site.

If you liked this code snippet, please consider checking out our other articles on the site like: How to Properly Create a Custom Login Page in WordPress (Step by Step).

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  1. @JOESEPH THank you same issue get solved by your comment

  2. I also use it, but if dont know, why its still shaking.
    I also disable some firewall and blocking stuff in my htaccess, but sill shaking.
    Do you have any ideas how I could figure out the reason?

    Best regards

    1. @Andreas: The code mentioned in the post won’t work with newer versions of WordPress. Instead, simply change login_head to login_footer

      1. Ahhh. Nice one! Thank you.

  3. Works a charm! Thank you!

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