wp_login_failed

Fires after a user login has failed.

Description

do_action( 'wp_login_failed', (string) $username ); 

Parameters (1)

0. $username (string)
Username or email address.

Usage

To run the hook, copy the example below.
  1. // run the action 
  2. do_action( 'wp_login_failed', $username ); 
The following example is for adding a hook callback.
  1. // define the wp_login_failed callback 
  2. function action_wp_login_failed( $username ) { 
  3. // make action magic happen here... 
  4. }; 
  5.  
  6. // add the action 
  7. add_action( 'wp_login_failed', 'action_wp_login_failed', 10, 1 ); 
To remove a hook callback, use the example below.
  1. // remove the action 
  2. remove_action( 'wp_login_failed', 'action_wp_login_failed', 10, 1 ); 

Defined (1)

The action is defined in the following location(s).

/wp-includes/pluggable.php  
  1. do_action( 'wp_login_failed', $username );