Typing out the username and password, especially in case you created a strong password for your WordPress blog, can be problematic.
First of all, you can mistype the password — which leads to retyping it. This takes precious time away from your actual blogging activities.
Secondly, in case you have the Limit Login Attempts plugin installed, you can get yourself locked out of your blog.
True, you can whitelist your own IP address, but what if you are traveling?
I found that using KeePass Password Safe is not only a great tool for keeping your passwords and other highly sensitive information secure, but that it is also an excellent help for automating username and password typing to forms in browsers.
Setting Up KeePass
First, launch all browsers that you use to log in to your WordPress blog. And load into them the login page of your WordPress blog.
Now, open KeePass and select
Then, type in the username, password, and URL to your WordPress blog in their respective fields. You need to repeat the password to make sure you typed it in correctly.
Next, click on the
Simply click on the
You can select more windows one after another, so that you can apply the auto-type feature in all browsers you actually use for blogging.
Finally, click on the
Using the KeePass Auto-Type Feature
To use the auto-type action you just created, launch KeePass.
Next, open your WordPress login page in one of the browsers you selected as a target window.
Wait for the login pages to fully load. — This is very important! Should you start the auto-type sooner than the page is fully loaded, the login process might fail.
Then make sure that the cursor is blinking in the Username box.
Now press the following keyboard shortcut:
The username and password are automatically typed into the correct boxes. And you have just entered your WordPress dashboard.
Fast and cool!
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